National Commentary

America needs Republican vertebrates

Trump Paul

“The time for whispered criticisms and quiet snickering is over. The time for panic and...

National Commentary

The religious right has become a tribe of sycophants

Trump Family Research Council

“When anyone or anything takes priority over the faith, there is a good, strong religious word for it: idolatry,” writes Michael Gerson.


National Commentary

How the NFL lost to Trump

APTOPIX 49ers Colts Football

“There were all sorts of unobjectionable means available for players to defy Trump, but they allowed themselves to, in effect, get double-dared into disrespecting the flag,” writes Rich Lowry.


National Commentary

Trump declares war on the Constitution

APTOPIX Trump

“Trump's supporters feared that if Clinton were elected, constitutional rights would be damaged over time by a liberal Supreme Court. Instead, they got a president who prefers to damage them immediately all by himself,” writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

America needs Republican vertebrates

Trump Paul

“The time for whispered criticisms and quiet snickering is over. The time for panic and decision is upon us,” writes Michael Gerson.


National Commentary

Trump finds new ways to make the sick pay more

Trump health care

Trump’s latest executive order puts the health of millions of Americans at risk.


National Commentary

Trump's claim that a US interceptor can knock out ICBMs '97% of the time'

APTOPIX Trump US Canada

“The president speaks with confidence but descends into hyperbole. No single interceptor for ICBMs has demonstrated a 97-percent success rate, and there is no guarantee using two interceptors has a 100-percent success rate,” writes Glenn Kessler.


National Commentary

Mass murderers should be deprived of fame

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“News organizations could help ensure the obscurity of mass murderers by avoiding the use of their names without a compelling reason. Few readers or viewers would mind,” writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

Who will save the Dreamers?

Trump Immigration

Surely there are enough sensible Democrats and Republicans left in the Congress who are capable of doing the right thing — even if the occupant of the White House hasn't a clue what that is.


National Commentary

No one wins the oppression Olympics

Intergenerational Poverty Program-1

“Perhaps it's time to stop focusing on how our particular privileges help us and start thinking about how to use whatever privileges we may possess to make others' lives better,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.


National Commentary

Trump's great regulatory rollback

Trump Climate Plan

“If the future of the planet is at stake and it requires a generational effort to save it, surely it is not too much to ask that a statute or two be enacted by Congress explicitly committing the country to the task,” writes Rich Lowry.


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