National Commentary

Trump's Putin infatuation, and other signs of guilt

United States Russia Trump Ambassador

“In demanding a quick end to it, his defenders don't sound confident the investigation will...

National Commentary

A Democratic blind spot on culture

House Election Georgia Ossoff-2

“Stopping Trump is imperative, so long as it doesn't require the party rethinking its uncompromising stance on abortion, guns or immigration,” writes Rich Lowry.


National Commentary

Republicans' four big lies about health care

Congress Health Overhaul Heller

“If this bill were truly about health care, Republicans would take all the tax cuts out and use that money to ease the pain their bill would cause. But they won't, because the tax cuts are the thing that matters to them,” writes E.J. Dionne.


National Commentary

If Senate Republicans succeed in cutting Medicaid, we'll all pay

Congress Health Overhaul Protest

“In their replacement of Obamacare, congressional Republicans promise to achieve greater frugality in Medicaid, which helps low-income Americans, without inflicting more hardship. The melancholy truth: Not gonna happen,” writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

Senate health care bill puts wealthy ahead of the sick, poor and old

Congress Health Overhaul McConnell

Like the bill passed last month by their colleagues in the House, the Senate's bill is a travesty.


National Commentary

What's at stake in the Muslim civil war

Syria Race Against The Islamic State

“The Iranian-Russian strategy is a nightmare for the entire Sunni Middle East. And for us too.” writes Charles Krauthammer. “The Pentagon seems bent on preventing it.”


Editorial Cartoon

Fresh ink from Pat Bagley

Bagley edit toon 6-23-17

A Pat Bagley editorial cartoon.


National Commentary

Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" — a play for our times

Shakespearean Trump

“Overall, this picture of a divided Rome – a mix of power politics, of stoic ideals giving way to ego – should give pause to modern audiences,” writes Jyotsna G. Singh.


National Commentary

Four scenarios that could doom the Senate's health care bill

Congress Health Overhaul Protest

Negotiated in secret, the Republican health care bill could fall apart in at least four ways, writes Amber Phillips.


National Commentary

Trump's Putin infatuation, and other signs of guilt

United States Russia Trump Ambassador

“In demanding a quick end to it, his defenders don't sound confident the investigation will validate his innocence. They sound terrified it won't,” writes Steve Chapman.


Editorial Cartoon

Fresh ink from Nate Beeler

Beeler edit toon 6-21-17

 A Nate Beeler editorial cartoon.


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