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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
3 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?
3 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
3 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
3 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]
Commentary: Time is now for new GOP Commentary: Time is now for new GOP
3 weeks ago - - THOMAS FRIEDMAN
If a party could declare moral bankruptcy, today’s Republican Party would be in Chapter 11. This party needs to just shut itself down and start over — now. Seriously, someone please start a New Republican Party! [Read More]
Commentary: Ali's biggest wins outside ring Commentary: Ali's biggest wins outside ring
3 weeks ago -
Muhammad Ali was already almost a ghostly presence in American life. He struggled to speak and to move comfortably because of the Parkinson’s disease that began afflicting him not long after his boxing career ended in 1981. [Read More]
Commentary: #NeverTrump party's desperate scenarios Commentary: #NeverTrump party's desperate scenarios
3 weeks ago - - BYRON YORK
The #NeverTrump conservatives who hope to recruit a third-party candidate to challenge Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have so far had no luck. A number of potential candidates, well known and not, have turned down the chance to run. [Read More]
Commentary: A pause that distresses Commentary: A pause that distresses
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
Friday’s employment report was a major disappointment: only 38,000 jobs added, a big step down from the more than 200,000 a month average since January 2013. [Read More]
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