Opinion

Obama delivering a paid speech is hardly shocking, indefensible

Obama is apparently going to be paid $400,000.

  • Apr 26th, 2017

 

Trump has plenty of time to turn things around

He’s still in full Trump mode, declaring every setback a success.

  • Apr 26th, 2017

 

Both choices on North Korea are bad

Here is the truly horrible truth about North Korea: There are only two choices.

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Trump administration remains an enigma after 100 days

There appears to be a pervasive dysfunction afflicting the West Wing.

  • Apr 25th, 2017

I voted for Trump. I feel betrayed

Those of us who supported him are angry that instead of draining the swamp, Trump has jumped headlong into it.

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Why Republicans don’t fear a shutdown, but should

This time around, there is more risk for the GOP because of the party controls the White House and Congress.

  • Apr 24th, 2017

When student protesters defeat their own cause

Efforts to shut down speakers are the worst and the most extreme form of campus expressivism.

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Let’s focus on nukes, not tax returns

Trump’s tax returns are a third-tier flap at a moment fraught with urgent, first-tier issues.

  • Apr 21st, 2017

Bill O’Reilly is out, but Fox will continue to pay for sexual harassment sins

O’Reilly was forced out in the wake of a New York Times investigation.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Bernie Sanders moves into leadership vacuum

In state after state, the Sanders forces are moving either to take over the existing party machinery or to set up their own.

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Robert B. Reich: Principles of the Trump foreign policy doctrine

Of course there’s a Trump Doctrine. You just have to know where to look for it.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Let’s not play the money card in Syria

It glosses over the fact that Assad is the primary reason Syrians are suffering in the first place.

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Trump’s populist revolution is already over … for now

Most of his policy positions are now remarkably similar to those espoused by Mitt Romney in 2012.

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Take hope, the Trump administration is evolving

A confluence of events has started to change the preconceptions and mindset Donald Trump brought to the Oval Office.

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Lessons for Trump in week of public apologies

Trump does not know how to say, “I’m sorry.” He thinks it would make him look weak.

  • Apr 14th, 2017

We know whose back you have, Mr. President: Not ours

So we women will just have to look out for ourselves, and each other.

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Trump administration creates curious vacuum

Meanwhile, huge staffing gaps persist throughout the Trump administration.

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Centrist high court has been with us a long time

It’s been maintained in large part by individual justices’ drift to the center.

  • Apr 11th, 2017

The president and white deaths of despair

For white Americans without college degrees, “deaths of despair” are epidemic across the country.

  • Apr 10th, 2017