Opinion

America’s highways and bridges aren’t exactly ‘crumbling’

Only about 8.5 percent of all urban interstates were in poor condition in 2014.

  • May 24th, 2017

 

Trump’s DOA budget has two silver linings

Fiscally and socially, the Trump proposal is a reverse Robin Hood.

  • May 24th, 2017

 

Manchester rises amid shattered innocence

They weren’t dressed for battle. They weren’t wearing Kevlar vests; they didn’t have helmets, or boots.

  • May 24th, 2017

 

Watergate history says Trump’s latest troubles won’t soon disappear

Trump has a problem, saying one thing one minute and another the next.

  • May 22nd, 2017

Should we wish for a President Pence?

Pence would be an improvement on grounds of simple competence. He would make the country safer.

  • May 22nd, 2017

The house that Roger Ailes built is sliding

Fox was nationalist before it was conservative, and in that sense it was Trumpist before Trump.

  • May 19th, 2017

Washington is enrolling in Trump University

Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan know that their own voters would be outraged at their perceived betrayal of Trump.

  • May 19th, 2017

If it looks like a hate crime it probably is

Intent shouldn’t define hate crimes

  • May 17th, 2017

This was the week when Putin trumped Trump

Trump is America’s Impulse President. His decisions happen via spontaneous combustion.

  • May 17th, 2017

Infrastructure: A clear path to jobs and growth

Infrastructure: A clear path to jobs and growth

  • May 16th, 2017

Trump needs an intervention from Republicans

Yes, I’m talking about the president as if he was a toddler.

  • May 16th, 2017

Trump’s dangerous credibility gap

He’s still spinning bald-faced untruths whenever it suits his purpose.

  • May 15th, 2017

Cancel the White House press briefing

Trump’s aides are simply not effectively communicating his latest fabrication.

  • May 15th, 2017

Legislature got a few things done, just not lately

Lawmakers introduced 2,590 bills in the 2017 session and 339 made it to the governor’s desk

  • May 12th, 2017

Trump’s firing of Comey does not end any investigation

The firing actually makes Trump’s situation tougher than it otherwise would have been.

  • May 10th, 2017

Trump unlikely to be charged with anything anytime soon

Rather than an impeachment probe, some sort of independent investigation seems more likely.

  • May 10th, 2017

Let’s set a maximum wage for CEOs

The median pay for top executives at the 200 largest American corporations is approximately $20 million a year.

  • May 9th, 2017

How to fight fake news

Reducing acceptance of fake news means making it less familiar.

  • May 9th, 2017

Kushner sales trip yet another blatant conflict of interest

The entire Trump clan has done a poor job masking the raw financial conflicts of interest that have shadowed the White House.

  • May 8th, 2017