“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.”
“Now, in the first crisis not of his own making, he must produce traits of leadership he has not exhibited before: judgment, prudence and wisdom. His default mindset is not only indifferent to these traits; it is antithetical to them,” writes Michael Gerson.
“So why didn't the last three presidents take out North Korea's nuclear facilities when they had the chance? The answer is Seoul, the thriving capital of South Korea,” writes Eli Lake.
“Affirmative action had its time and place. But this is a different time and place. This policy has overstayed its welcome, and now it has to go,” writes Ruben Navarrette.