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Commentary: Ali was great, but I love Joe Frazier Commentary: Ali was great, but I love Joe Frazier
2 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
I was supposed to be on CNN Saturday morning to continue a discussion about the woman who decided to donate her child to the Cincinnati Zoo as a plaything for Harambe. [Read More]
Commentary: Door No. 3? Commentary: Door No. 3?
2 weeks ago -
Even before Democratic voters in six states got out of bed Tuesday Hillary Clinton had clinched her party’s presidential nomination. Sure, that included — before Tuesday night — some 571 superdelegates, which U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders insists shouldn’t count just yet. [Read More]
Commentary: Contempt for courts Commentary: Contempt for courts
2 weeks ago -
Federal judges have repeatedly and emphatically refused to recuse themselves from cases because of their race or ethnicity. These rulings were driven by two realizations: Ethnically based challenges would reduce every judge to a racial category, which would be racist in itself. [Read More]
Commentary: Hillary and the horizontals Commentary: Hillary and the horizontals
2 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
I spent much of this past politically momentous week at a workshop on inequality, where papers were presented on everything from the causes of wage disparities to the effects of inequality on happiness. [Read More]
Commentary: Two questions for Mr. Trump Commentary: Two questions for Mr. Trump
2 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump attacks journalists who dare to ask him hard questions. Now, according to Bloomberg News, he’s urging his supporters to assail reporters who challenge him on a critical issue: his denunciation of a federal judge presiding over a fraud case against one of his business ventures. [Read More]
Commentary: Explaining Donald Trump Commentary: Explaining Donald Trump
2 weeks ago - - CAL THOMAS
NEW YORK — If there is one explanation for Donald Trump’s success it is this: Unlike most Republicans, he fights back. [Read More]
Commentary: The unity illusion Commentary: The unity illusion
2 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Paul Ryan says it’s time for Republicans to unite with the presumptive nominee, Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders' claims do not compute Commentary: Sanders' claims do not compute
2 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
OK, so the fix is in. In one sense, it’s too bad The Associated Press and the TV networks called the Democratic race for Hillary Clinton before New Jersey, California and four smaller states voted Tuesday. [Read More]
Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation Commentary: GOP leaders' profiles in trepidation
2 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The Unmaking of the Grand Old Party is playing out on a screen near you. And although it seems to be stuck in an unending loop of slow-motion replays, please do not call your help desk. [Read More]
Commentary: Is Sanders helping Trump? Commentary: Is Sanders helping Trump?
2 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
Bernie Sanders has had a stunning impact this year, helping set the political agenda and winning the passionate embrace of a demographic a quarter his age. [Read More]
Commentary: Ali's greatness transcended sports Commentary: Ali's greatness transcended sports
2 weeks ago - - JAY AMBROSE
“I am the greatest,” Muhammad Ali used to say, and I began to guess as much when he was still Cassius Clay and arrived at the Louisville, Ky., airport after boxing his way to an Olympics gold medal in Rome. [Read More]
Commentary: Queen Hillary has an Achilles' heel Commentary: Queen Hillary has an Achilles' heel
2 weeks ago - - DAN THOMASSON
WASHINGTON — If one has to explain in a word why Hillary Clinton has made decisions that have undercut her image and left her vulnerable to questions about her ethics and at times even her honesty, it is “imperiousness.” [Read More]
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