"Where the Buffalo Zone: An innovative zoning code overhaul could help revive the western New York city and is already inspiring copycats."
"Poison Ivy: Not so much palaces of learning as bastions of privilege and hypocrisy"

"Politics has always been post-truth. Trump’s just honest about it."

Among the dozens of explanations of why Trump won, this one, if not the complete answer, certainly presents a key part:

Trump perceived, correctly in my view, that political rhetoric in the United States had become empty, a vast collection of platitudes and bogus phrases that no longer bore any real connection to the truth. Everyone else pretended to mean what they said when they didn’t; Trump simply dropped the pretense.