“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.
“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.
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.
“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.
“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.
“Our politics seems deeply divided between those who think the country is going to hell in a handcart and those who believe the country is going to hell in a handbasket,” writes Michael Gerson.
“Trump is urging the right down a path that leads to nothing but trouble — for conservatism, but also for our country,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.
“If Tillerson left, the government would operate as before —except with a chance there'd be a secretary of state better suited to the role,” writes Rich Lowry.