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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: How Flynn misplayed winning hand Commentary: How Flynn misplayed winning hand
14 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
America’s incoming president was just 22 days away from the Oval Office. It was Dec. 29 and his perpetually highly strung new national security adviser was sure this was the moment he needed to play his first Trump card. [Read More]
Commentary: Eyewitness to democracy's transitions Commentary: Eyewitness to democracy's transitions
19 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
There is but one moment when the Oval Office is truly between its masters, under the command only of the constitutional spirit that has long made America the world’s greatest democracy. [Read More]
Commentary: Tillerson evaded anti-terror sanctions Commentary: Tillerson evaded anti-terror sanctions
20 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
As our power elites pirouette through yet another ritual transition, they often cannot help but remind us that where they stand depends on where they sit. [Read More]
Commentary: House Republicans met their enemy Commentary: House Republicans met their enemy
21 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
We are reporting today on the muck of the Great Swamp — Washington’s perceived corruption, which Donald Trump famously promised cheering crowds he’d drain starting on day one of his presidency. [Read More]
Commentary: Kerry's belated speech and lesson Commentary: Kerry's belated speech and lesson
22 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Secretary of State John Kerry, down to just 23 more days on our payroll, spent 70 precious minutes Wednesday fervently telling the world, via live TV and internet stream, all that’s gone wrong between Israel and the Palestinians, plus a few familiar ideas to fix it. [Read More]
Commentary: The art of a deal with Putin Commentary: The art of a deal with Putin
23 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This is one of those rare moments when it is imperative that President-elect Donald Trump not wait until Inauguration Day but act now to potentially save lives in Syria, Ukraine and maybe elsewhere. [Read More]
Commentary: In Aleppo - Never again, yet again Commentary: In Aleppo - Never again, yet again
23 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The latest monument to the legacy of President Barack Obama’s Nobel Prize-winning global leadership fills our news screens. [Read More]
Commentary: Rethinking Trump's key adviser Commentary: Rethinking Trump's key adviser
24 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today we will be reflecting upon the most important job a president must fill to keep our homeland and our planet as safe as possible. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump delivers on campaign promise Commentary: Trump delivers on campaign promise
26 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This was a time-warped week when everything you ever needed to know about the entire 2016 presidential campaign — the good, the bad, the ugly, the wacky and the whack-a-mole nasty — played out in a blizzard of breaking news on the screens that feed us our infotainment news. [Read More]
Commentary: Why pundits miss reality in plain sight Commentary: Why pundits miss reality in plain sight
28 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
It’s been a week now since the presidential reality boggled the precast minds of politics, punditry and even fact-based journalism. Ever since, the experts of our craft have been owning up to their predictive failures by issuing collective, blame-sharing wea culpas. [Read More]
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