The SeeSaw

What Should I Tell My Toddler About Santa?

We’re going to the in-laws for Christmas and my son’s cousins believe in Santa. What, if anything, should I tell him about jolly old St. Nick?

That Time Hillary Clinton Heard Me — On Everything from BDS to Pre-K

One meeting convinced Josh Rolnick that if most Americans could spend just a few minutes with Hillary Clinton, she’d win both minds and hearts.

Stop Trying To Paint Democrats as Weak On Israel

It also is hard to imagine a more pro-Israel candidate than Hillary Clinton, Michael Adler writes.


Israelis and Palestinians Could Make Peace Tomorrow If Not for This Misperception

Most Israelis and Palestinians would support a two-state solution, but falsely believe that most others around them reject this model.


Donald Trump’s 7 Meanest Dog Whistles, Ranked From Worst to Not Quite So Bad

“Dog whistle politics” has been a major part of this year’s election cycle. Like a trainer blowing a supersonic horn that only bigots can hear, Trump has used hashtags, internet memes, speeches and off-the-cuff rambling to curry favor with a wide range of fringe (and terrifyingly not-so-fringe) groups.


Burkini Wars Show What’s Wrong With the Religious Right — and Secular Left

Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.

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