HOUSTON - We love mothers, or at least we say we do, and we claim that motherhood is as American as…[2017-08-17]
We saw Donald Trump’s true colors on Saturday, when he was given the chance - a ready-made moment f…[2017-08-17]
Golf is a big deal to President Trump. Over the years he has defended his stubborn character by say…[2017-08-16]
Donald Trump is the reigning king of American victimhood.
He is unceasingly pained, injured, aggrie…[2017-08-16]
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump was promising to destroy a vile criminal cartel.
Unfortunately, not his o…[2017-08-09]
Donald Trump’s foul-mouthed, preening, narcissistic flack, Anthony Scaramucci, made a string of jaw…[2017-08-09]
Do you ever get the feeling we’re all going to be judged for this moment? Historians, our grandkids…[2017-08-08]
For now, at least, the attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act appears dead. Sabotage by a spitef…[2017-08-08]
I have a simple view of governing today: We are in the middle of not one but three climate changes …[2017-08-07]
I guess it ain’t over until the portly golfer sings, but it does look as if Obamacare will survive.…[2017-08-07]
When we think about the ebb and flow of majorities in American politics, we like to imagine that th…[2017-08-04]
Were you expecting the Republican health care bill to go down with such a thud this week? Definitel…[2017-08-04]
It’s a dark and stormy night, and the hospital corridor is eerily illuminated by lightning flashes …[2017-08-03]
If you grew up in the 20th century, there’s a decent chance you wanted to be like Miles Davis, Bill…[2017-08-03]
So the Scaramouch, a stock clown figure of old Italian comedy, is gone as White House communication…[2017-08-02]
On Friday, a “president” with no political experience brought on a communications director with no …[2017-08-02]
There are many different flavors of freedom. For example, there is freedom as capacity and freedom …[2017-08-01]
When the tweeter-in-chief castigated Senate Republicans as “total quitters” for failing to repeal t…[2017-08-01]
WASHINGTON - Hark!
What light from yonder West Wing window breaks. A bright idea has somehow emerge…[2017-07-31]
Everyone in the world of opinion spends a lot of time talking about the awfulness of Donald Trump -…[2017-07-31]