Opinion

R.J. Matson, CQ Roll Call

Why the Dukakis 1988 analogy is baloney

By Stuart Rothenberg CQ-Roll Call Most observers writing about President Donald Trump’s…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

 

David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star

Commentary: Why Americans are having an emotional reaction to masks

By Tyler Cowen Bloomberg Opinion While Americans still have not adopted mask-wearing…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

 

Dave Whamond, PoliticalCartoons.com

Commentary: Coronavirus brings American decline out in the open

The U.S.’s decline started with little things that people got used to.…

  • Jun 30th, 2020

 

Gary McCoy, CagleCartoons.com

Commentary: Mob rule threatens free society

Have we replaced government “by the people” with rule by the mob?…

  • Jun 30th, 2020
Gary McCoy, CagleCartoons.com
Nate Beeler, CagleCartoons.com

Point: The press has taken the Trump bait

By Beverly Hallberg InsideSources.com One of President Donald Trump’s common refrains during…

  • Jun 29th, 2020
Nate Beeler, CagleCartoons.com
David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star

Counterpoint: Fake news is hard to eliminate because people want it

By Omar al-Ubaydli InsideSources.com As social media outlets have become more proactive…

  • Jun 29th, 2020
David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star
Paresh Nath

Commentary: Trump isn’t selling anything but noise and resentment

By Doyle McManus Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump billed his rally…

  • Jun 26th, 2020
Paresh Nath
John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune

Count on this, the election is going to be a train wreck

By Rich Lowry President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden…

  • Jun 26th, 2020
John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune
Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Commentary: States don’t need new lockdowns to cut COVID spread

Whether you call it a second wave or, more accurately, the easily…

  • Jun 24th, 2020
Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Commentary: Locking up people with mental health issues won’t help; here’s what will.

By Naomi Ishisaka The Seattle Times It took 30 years of searching,…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

Commentary: How does the dictionary define racism? It’s evolving

Merriam-Webster, the venerable dictionary publisher, announced two weeks ago that it would…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

News analysis: Joe Biden is no Hillary Clinton, and that’s a problem for President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Biden is old. He has a paper trail…

  • Jun 22nd, 2020
Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Commentary: It’s time to bring the Civil War to an end

By John M. Crisp Tribune News Service From the beginning a civil…

  • Jun 22nd, 2020
Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Commentary: Trump’s tough talk on China isn’t a strategy. It’s not even real

By Doyle McManus Los Angeles Times The most striking thing about John…

  • Jun 22nd, 2020
Bruce Plante, Tulsa World

Commentary: We’re turning into two Americas: Masked and unmasked

By Doyle McManus Los Angeles Times When the coronavirus began scything through…

  • Jun 19th, 2020
Bruce Plante, Tulsa World

Commentary: A presidency is a terrible thing to waste

By Rich Lowry President Donald Trump is in the midst of a…

  • Jun 19th, 2020
Nate Beeler, Counterpoint

Commentary: The unjustified incredulity of Trump haters

By Richard E. Vatz The Baltimore Sun Donald Trump is the “dumbest…

  • Jun 17th, 2020
Nate Beeler, Counterpoint
R.J. Matson, CQ Roll Call

What Thurgood Marshall taught me about police accountability

By Cass R. Sunstein Bloomberg Opinion In the early 1980s, I was…

  • Jun 17th, 2020
R.J. Matson, CQ Roll Call

Martin Schram: Trump may have a new secret weapon

These vehement anti-Trumpers have made themselves Trump’s best hope of avoiding the re-election defeat he deserves.

  • Jun 16th, 2020

Jay Ambrose: Is this the new America? It’s up to us

It has been quite an adventure, the last six years or so in America.

  • Jun 16th, 2020