National Commentary

If it involves Trump, Russia and Mueller, it must be true

Flynn ABC Reporter Suspended

“If the press had less faith that Robert Mueller is on the verge of bringing the Trump...

National Commentary

Will Trump start a nuclear war with North Korea?

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“In a nuclear war, everyone loses,” writes Steve Chapman.


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Trump's disgusting attempt to smear Kirsten Gillibrand

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Now we see a mind so narcissistic it conjures images of receiving sexual favors from a Senate candidate and so depraved it invokes them in a raw attempt to silence legitimate concern.


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A healthy Republican Party can only be built on the ruins of this one

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“In GOP losses such as the Alabama Senate race, it is not rogue Republican voters (or non-voters) who are at fault. It is the blind ideologues who gave them an impossible choice,” writes Michael Gerson.


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Trump unintentionally advances sexual equality

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“Trump has helped to create a new environment that is increasingly hospitable to his enemies. He's warming his hands on a fire that may eventually engulf him,” writes Steve Chapman.


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In Alabama, an upset victory for Doug Jones and common decency

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This election turned out to be a referendum on decency. Moore and Trump lost. The country won.


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Alabama — sweet home of progress

Alabama Senate

“If the angry ideology of the far right cannot make it in one of our most loyally conservative states that was a center of resistance to civil rights, it cannot make it anywhere,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


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If it involves Trump, Russia and Mueller, it must be true

Flynn ABC Reporter Suspended

“If the press had less faith that Robert Mueller is on the verge of bringing the Trump presidency to its knees, it might exercise a little more discrimination,” writes Rich Lowry.


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'Darkest Hour' proves that history can hinge on a single leader

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“Many are looking for a place to invest their hope. And some leader, we trust, will rise who calls his countrymen to choose decency and civic friendship above the destructive pleasures of hatred and blame,” writes Michael Gerson.


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California needs to begin preparing for a fiery reality

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What should make Southern California fearful is that climate change could mean a future of more frequent and more intense wildfires.


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Our institutional crisis is upon us

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“Only recently, it was widely assumed that if Trump fired Mueller, many Republicans would rise up to defend our institutions. Now, many in the party are laying the groundwork for justifying a cover-up,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


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