“Let's get members of Congress on record about overtime,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr....
“Trumpism is not an American original,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr. “Almost every plank in the candidate's vaguely defined platform is derivative of the European far right.”
In a Deseret News op-ed, Sen. Orrin Hatch says he met with Merrick Garland but it didn’t change his mind about delaying the confirmation process. Just one problem — he hasn’t met with Garland.
Oklahoma’s proposed abortion ban was illegal, writes Noah Feldman. But not for the reason you might think.
The same language once used against African-Americans, gays and Jews is now aimed at transgender people. It’s not funny, writes Steve Chapman.
“Romney is not ideal,” writes Jennifer Rubin, “but the GOP passed ideal in March. Romney is a plausible, qualified grown-up.”
The Nation’s Report Card contains some encouraging news, writes Esther J. Cepeda. But it also shows that kids from poor families and underfunded schools simply don’t know as much as their better-off peers.
Faced with an election between two candidates they don’t like, what can Americans do? Vote, says Kathleen Parker.
“Let's get members of Congress on record about overtime,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr. “And perhaps a big debate would force more coverage of this issue — and also get the media to press Trump about where he stands.”
“The agency in charge of aviation security has become a major problem,” writes Steve Chapman. “That's odd, because it was supposed to be a solution.”
The GOP is about to nominate the one candidate less transparent than Hillary Clinton, writes Jennifer Rubin. That lets her off the hook on any number of issues.