“Liberal democracy must be defended. It must also deliver the goods,” writes E.J....
“Now Trump has opened his own chest for all to see. And the cavity is horrifyingly empty,” writes Michael Gerson.
“By inciting the racist right to mobilize, he has awakened its vastly more numerous opponents. He has also made it much harder for his more moderate white supporters to overlook his darkest impulses,” writes Steve Chapman.
“While college is an important and desirable rite of passage for many, policymakers must pay more attention to the segment of the population that is looking for different pathways into the middle class,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.
“Racist grandpas may be dying out, but their bigotry is regenerating in today's youths,” writes Catherine Rampell.
“The monuments should go. Some of them simply should be trashed; others transmitted to museums, battlefields and cemeteries,” writes Rich Lowry.
“If the Trump administration wants to really send a signal to Kim Jong Un, it should get itself together and pick one,” writes Rich Lowry.
“There are many things Trump does not seem to comprehend about the presidency,” writes Steve Chapman. “One is that on a wide range of important issues, he can't do much without the help of Congress.”
“If great words can heal and inspire, base words can corrupt,” writes Michael Gerson. “Trump has been delivering the poison of prejudice in small but increasing doses. In Charlottesville, the effect became fully evident.”