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Commentary: Donald the dangerous Commentary: Donald the dangerous
9 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Is there any scarier nightmare than President Donald Trump in a tense international crisis, indignant and impatient, with his sweaty finger on the nuclear trigger? [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Anti-Trump quandary in GOP Red-Blue America: Anti-Trump quandary in GOP
9 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the Red-Blue America columnists, discuss the quandary facing anti-Trump Republicans. [Read More]
Commentary: Campaign shows we remain on the 'Eve of Destruction' Commentary: Campaign shows we remain on the 'Eve of Destruction'
9 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I woke up on Wednesday morning with a song going through my head: “The Eve of Destruction.” It bounced around in the echo chamber between my ears as I brushed and flossed, as I ironed my blouse, as I coaxed my hair into a semblance of order. [Read More]
Commentary: Clash of GOP con artists Commentary: Clash of GOP con artists
9 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
So Republicans are going to nominate a candidate who talks complete nonsense on domestic policy; who believes that foreign policy can be conducted via bullying and belligerence; who cynically exploits racial and ethnic hatred for political gain. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The GOP's painful dilemma POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The GOP's painful dilemma
9 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Barring some unforeseen circumstances the presidential nomination contests are over. Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the respective nominees of their parties. [Read More]
Commentary: Economic freedom lagging in America Commentary: Economic freedom lagging in America
9 weeks ago -
A “solid C,” they call it in school. Not flunking, certainly, but also not excelling. That grade characterizes the score of 75.4 that the United States earned on the Heritage Foundation’s 2016 “Index of Economic Freedom.” [Read More]
Commentary: Syrian cease-fire beats alternative Commentary: Syrian cease-fire beats alternative
9 weeks ago -
President Obama’s critics will not embrace the Syrian cease-fire now in effect, a move on which the United States and Russia cooperated. As far as the shoot-first crowd in Congress is concerned, the president is wrong on all counts foreign and domestic. [Read More]
Commentary: Is United States falling apart? Commentary: Is United States falling apart?
9 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
You look out right now at the presidential contests and the startling, dismaying probabilities, and it’s hard not to wonder if something dramatically wrong isn’t happening to America. It is. Too many things are falling apart. [Read More]
Commentary: Donald Trump, the great betrayer Commentary: Donald Trump, the great betrayer
9 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Now, at long last, the big guns are being brought to bear. Now, at long last, some major Republicans like Mitt Romney are speaking up to lay waste to Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: 'America's already great' Commentary: 'America's already great'
9 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
Sometimes, you take your laughs where you find them. For me, the funniest moment in an otherwise dreary and intermittently scary election year came when Candidate Trump visited the old state fairgrounds in Little Rock, Ark. [Read More]
Commentary: Too late for anger management Commentary: Too late for anger management
9 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today, we’re so inspired by the results of the Republican Super Tuesday primaries, that it has awakened the inner editorial cartoonist that exists within all of us non-artists. [Read More]
Commentary: Bracing for a President Trump Commentary: Bracing for a President Trump
9 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
The general election campaign may have already begun. [Read More]
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