Kathleen Parker asks, “How do we mend the deep divisions that have evolved during this thoroughly nasty — and, at times, X-rated — campaign season? How does the country salve its wounds and reunite in common purpose?”
“The factual bottom line is that in private correspondence, the two Clinton campaign officials said nothing anti-Catholic, although they did not reproach the critical comments of their friends,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.
Men need to call each other out on the “locker room banter” enjoyed by Donald Trump, writes Esther J. Cepeda.
Donald Trump probably couldn’t win a libel suit against The New York Times. But by threatening to sue, he could discourage other women from making similar allegations of unwanted sexual advances.
“Imagine giving over the vast power of the modern state to a man who says in advance that he will punish his critics and jail his opponent,” writes Charles Krauthammer.
“There's not a lot of polling done in Utah, so it's worth remembering that this is one poll, in isolation,” writes Philip Bump. “And that said: Dang.”