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Commentary: Hillary fibs vs. huge Trump lies Commentary: Hillary fibs vs. huge Trump lies
3 weeks ago - - NICHOLAS KRISTOF
One persistent narrative in U.S. politics is that Hillary Clinton is a slippery, compulsive liar while Donald Trump is a gutsy truth-teller. [Read More]
Commentary: A barrier falls Commentary: A barrier falls
3 weeks ago -
To paraphrase Hillary Clinton, when a barrier falls, it clears the way for everyone. [Read More]
Red-Blue America: Should GOP leaders dump Trump? Red-Blue America: Should GOP leaders dump Trump?
3 weeks ago - - BEN BOYCHUK & JOEL MATHIS
There are growing signs of strained relations between Donald Trump and the leaders of the Republican Party he’ll represent on the presidential ballot this fall. [Read More]
Commentary: Long live print! Commentary: Long live print!
3 weeks ago -
We are constantly being inundated with facts, figures and opinion pieces on why print is on its last legs (with many pessimists already giving it a premature burial) and why digital is the way forward. [Read More]
Commentary: Sink your teeth into flossing debate Commentary: Sink your teeth into flossing debate
3 weeks ago -
For decades, dentists have drummed the same advice into Americans: Brush regularly and floss nightly because doing so helps prevent cavities and gum disease. [Read More]
Commentary: Iran, American captives and $400 million Commentary: Iran, American captives and $400 million
3 weeks ago -
Secretary of State John Kerry extolled “diplomacy’s power” in January when Iran freed several imprisoned Americans. But was it the power of diplomacy that cinched the release — or was it the might of $400 million in cash? [Read More]
Commentary: Melania's Trump's visa questions need to be answered Commentary: Melania's Trump's visa questions need to be answered
3 weeks ago - - CHRISTINE FLOWERS
Normally I’m no fan of the silly-season stuff, and you know exactly what I’m talking about. I’d rather know what a political candidate thinks about the federal debt than whether his wife is a looker. [Read More]
Commentary: No right turn for Clinton Commentary: No right turn for Clinton
3 weeks ago - - PAUL KRUGMAN
All the experts tell us not to pay too much attention to polls for another week or two. Still, it does look as if Hillary Clinton got a big bounce from her convention, swamping her opponent’s bounce a week earlier. [Read More]
Commentary: 'A cure worse than the disease' Commentary: 'A cure worse than the disease'
3 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
One of the most important political events of the summer took place recently in a federal courtroom in Virginia. There, a three-judge panel unanimously rejected several North Carolina laws that were deliberately designed, they found, to reduce the strength of African-American voters. [Read More]
Commentary: Self-deception key in Trump vote Commentary: Self-deception key in Trump vote
3 weeks ago - - CYNTHIA M. ALLEN
In any given election cycle, veracity is one of the earliest casualties. [Read More]
Commentary: Trump enablers must take stand Commentary: Trump enablers must take stand
3 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Up through the convention there were all sorts of Republican officeholders who weren’t really for Trump, but they weren’t really against him. [Read More]
Commentary: Will Donald last to election? Commentary: Will Donald last to election?
3 weeks ago - - GENE LYONS
The question isn’t so much if Donald Trump can win the election as whether or not he’ll still be the GOP candidate come November. [Read More]
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