National Commentary

Should President Trump be able to start a nuclear war?

China North Korea-1

“Should Kim Jong Un go over the line in his insults and threats, our president might have a...

National Commentary

Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton

Clintons

“A Clinton reckoning — whatever that means — will likely come in some form. But it may have to wait until the world shifts further toward the more equitable balance that Clinton himself, for all his grim faults, sought to bring forth,” writes Francis Wilkinson.


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A fight more pressing than Democratic squabbling

Governor's Races-3 Virginia

“Voters in Virginia (and New Jersey and elsewhere) said to Washington Democrats: Stop it with your stupid fights. We have work to do,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


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No, Roy Moore, God won't solve our problems

Moore Ten Commandments

“If Christian discipleship is the key to a healthy society, states at the top of the religiosity scale should do far better than those at the bottom in fostering safety, strong families and wholesome behavior. But they don't — not by a long way,” writes Steve Chapman.


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Kansas tried tax cuts for the wealthy. It didn't end well

Congress Taxes Ryan

Just as in Kansas, Republicans argue that both the House and Senate bills are guaranteed to boost wages, create jobs and goose the economy. Senators, please don’t make us say we told you so.


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The Trump administration and the decline of conservative values

Trump Sexual Harassment

“Some religious leaders are willing to call good evil, and evil good in service to a different faith — a faith defined by their political identity. This is heresy at best; idolatry at worst,” writes Michael Gerson.


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Did Mitch McConnell just say what I think he said?

Alabama Senate Moore-2

“Rather than try to ensure that Republicans keep the seat, he opted to do the right thing. It's a shame we have to be surprised when this happens, but rare is the politician who is also a statesman,” writes Kathleen Parker.


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Richard Cordray's CFPB has done its job well

Consumer Agency-Cordray Resignation

The president could now appease the CFPB's critics by appointing a more compliant director. That would be a shame.


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Should President Trump be able to start a nuclear war?

China North Korea-1

“Should Kim Jong Un go over the line in his insults and threats, our president might have a tantrum and decide to nuke North Korea. And there is no reason to believe anyone would stop him,” writes Steve Chapman.


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Racism against Asians should not be tolerated

World Series Dodgers Astros Baseball

Too many athletes and stars get a pass when they demean Asians, writes Esther J. Cepeda.


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Roy Moore loses the 'he said/she said'

Alabama Senate Moore Allegations

“Moore hasn't done himself any favors,” writes Rich Lowry.


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