Roundup of political news and commentary: Levin diagnoses our culture's dire situation; Biden, Buttigieg hold retreats for donors; Suspicions about Buttigieg; International Monetary Fund notes '20s parallels.
Distinctly Catholic: It is grimly ironic that 30 years after "we won" the Cold War, a new curtain has come down, this one made of political self-interest and not of iron and running right down the center of the U.S. Senate chamber.
Distinctly Catholic: The drama of Cardinal Robert Sarah's book shows it was obvious that someone was taking advantage of the retired pope. Benedict's window to the world, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, has got to go.
Roundup of political news and commentary: The nonprofit Knights of Columbus can't engage in partisan politicking; look into the Fairness For All Act; the nuance of what Sen. Bernie Sanders said to Sen. Elizabeth Warren; Trump likes farmers, so what