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Commentary: How candidates address terror Commentary: How candidates address terror
1 week ago - - BYRON YORK
Trump was as bold as Clinton was cautious in addressing the terrorist bombings in New York and New Jersey and the terrorist stabbings in Minnesota. [Read More]
Commentary: Vote as if it mattered Commentary: Vote as if it mattered
1 week ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Does it make sense to vote for Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president? [Read More]
Commentary: Here's why Trump could win Commentary: Here's why Trump could win
1 week ago - - JOHN CRISP
Here’s an anecdote from last week that indicates that Donald Trump has a credible chance to become the next president of the United States: [Read More]
Commentary: Questions Holt should ask Commentary: Questions Holt should ask
1 week ago - - CAL THOMAS
Next week’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could determine the outcome of the election. [Read More]
Commentary: Dems should worry, not panic Commentary: Dems should worry, not panic
1 week ago - - DOYLE McMANUS
In 2008, when Hillary Clinton first ran for the Democratic presidential nomination against Barack Obama, I asked one of her oldest allies how she could be losing a race that appeared to be hers to win. [Read More]
RED-BLUE AMERICA: Hillary's remarks deplorable? RED-BLUE AMERICA: Hillary's remarks deplorable?
2 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton recently took a shot at not just her opponent, Donald Trump, but also his supporters. “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables,” she said. [Read More]
Commentary: Would you hide a Jew from the Nazis? Commentary: Would you hide a Jew from the Nazis?
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
When representatives from the United States and other countries gathered in Evian, France, in 1938 to discuss the Jewish refugee crisis caused by the Nazis, they exuded sympathy for Jews — and excuses about why they couldn’t admit them. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary Clinton, storyteller Commentary: Hillary Clinton, storyteller
2 weeks ago -
Hillary Clinton has a long history of hiding the whole truth about herself. The latest example -- declining to reveal for 48 hours that she was suffering from pneumonia -- was a serious mistake that chewed another chunk out of her already shaky credibility. [Read More]
Commentary: Turn for better Commentary: Turn for better
2 weeks ago -
It was hard on Tuesday — when the Census Bureau reported a gain in the median household income — not to feel a little sorry for Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: The uses of patriotism Commentary: The uses of patriotism
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
This column is directed at all the high school football players around the country who are pulling a Kaepernick — kneeling during their pregame national anthems to protest systemic racism. I’m going to try to convince you that what you’re doing is extremely counterproductive. [Read More]
Commentary: View from Rome --  One candidate can't kill democracy Commentary: View from Rome -- One candidate can't kill democracy
2 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
ROME — When Gary Johnson had his Aleppo moment a week ago, I was among those who could not believe his absolute incompetence. I understand that Libertarians generally take an isolationist position when it comes to foreign affairs. [Read More]
Commentary: Trickle-up economics Commentary: Trickle-up economics
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Only serious nerds like me eagerly await the annual Census Bureau reports on income, poverty and health insurance. But the just-released reports on 2015 justified the anticipation. [Read More]
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