National Commentary

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Keeping Trump's trust is key to reviving diplomacy


When Pompeo speaks, U.S. allies and adversaries alike can be relatively sure he represents Trump's views.

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Facebook doesn't sell data, but profits off it

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It's true that Facebook doesn't sell your data directly to third parties, but it clearly profits from the information.

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Ryan will be remembered for his submission to Trump

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“God help us. Clearly, Paul Ryan could not,” writes Michael Gerson.

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What if Trump fires Mueller and Mueller says no?


Firing Robert Mueller could lead to a constitutional crisis, writes Noah Feldman.

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Why North Korea will be watching what Trump does in Syria


“By acting decisively in Syria, Trump also has an opportunity to send a message not just to North Korea but also to China that he is not bluffing when he threatens to act against Kim's regime,” writes Marc Thiessen.

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Overdose deaths are the product of drug prohibition

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“Drug prohibition is justified as a vital protection against the ravages of abuse and addiction. But our graveyards are filling up with people it was supposed to save,” writes Steve Chapman.

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We can all be guardian angels for our vulnerable neighbors


“Keep your eyes open for vulnerable people who need a guardian angel, and help your neighbors do the same,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.

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Just admit it, Mark Zuckerberg — you're in it for the money

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“The founder of Facebook, who has apologized for privacy breaches throughout much of his company's existence, is back at it, on a much larger stage than ever before,” writes Rich Lowry.

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You don't have to speak Spanish to be Latino

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“If you are Hispanic and grew up getting razzed about not speaking Spanish, ignore the haters — you're no less Hispanic for it, and you can always learn the language,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.

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Trump's politics of outrage is working — against the GOP


“Revulsion at Trump is now the driving force in American politics, and this petrifies the traditional GOP,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.

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