Opinion

How to fight fake news

Reducing acceptance of fake news means making it less familiar.

  • May 9th, 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

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

Senate has opportunity to put together sensible health care bill

Now that this important issue is out of the hands of inept legislators in the House.

  • May 8th, 2017

Should Trump be allowed on state ballot if he doesn’t release tax returns?

Attorney General Bob Ferguson is inviting the public to weigh in.

  • May 6th, 2017

House shifts health-care attention to Senate

The bill as passed is, as the kids say, a hot mess, and it sure doesn’t seem to have many enthusiastic supporters.

  • May 6th, 2017

Andrew Malcolm: Major changes to NAFTA? Good luck with that

The dealmaker-in-chief surely ought to be capable of good deals with America’s closest neighbors.

  • May 3rd, 2017

Jay Ambrose: Budget deal still gives us a shutdown of sorts

This is not trivial politics at work. It is tragically irresponsible negligence.

  • May 3rd, 2017

Trump comment reminds us of important lessons of Civil War

It serves to remind us that a nation so divided destroys itself from within.

  • May 2nd, 2017

Trump tax plan favors the wealthy

The president’s proposal favors more affluent taxpayers and would add considerably to the deficit.

  • May 2nd, 2017

GOP leader responds to shots at President Trump

Past results not an indication of future performance

  • May 1st, 2017

Trump’s first 100 days got a boost from Democrats

Democrats help Trump by hurting themselves. They help him by behavior reminding voters why he won.

  • May 1st, 2017

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

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