“The consequence of this high-visibility fight over DACA recipients will be that —...
“The greatest stories confront the worst of human nature with the best of the human spirit. We diminish their power by lowering the stakes,” writes Michael Gerson.
WASHINGTON — Permit me to confess: I am one of the very last people in the United States who does not consider the word "politician" to be an insult. On the contrary, the work politicians do is important because politics is a good and essential thing in a free society. It's the degradation of...
To paraphrase Groucho Marx, President Donald Trump has a position on the Lamar Alexander/Patty Murray health care deal, and if you don't like it, he has another one. Within hours, Trump veered wildly on the bipartisan compromise on Obamacare that the Tennessee Republican and the Washington Democrat...
“The bump stock is a dangerous invention, created to evade the law, that the maker should have known would sooner or later be deployed for indiscriminate slaughter,” writes Steve Chapman.
“The consequence of this high-visibility fight over DACA recipients will be that — whether our youngest, most idealistic and most Americanized immigrants are cast off or allowed to remain in some sort of imperfect status — we'll all lose,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.
“When anyone or anything takes priority over the faith, there is a good, strong religious word for it: idolatry,” writes Michael Gerson.
“There were all sorts of unobjectionable means available for players to defy Trump, but they allowed themselves to, in effect, get double-dared into disrespecting the flag,” writes Rich Lowry.
“Trump's supporters feared that if Clinton were elected, constitutional rights would be damaged over time by a liberal Supreme Court. Instead, they got a president who prefers to damage them immediately all by himself,” writes Steve Chapman.
“The time for whispered criticisms and quiet snickering is over. The time for panic and decision is upon us,” writes Michael Gerson.