Saturday, October 20, 2018

Impeachment is just a liberal fantasy

Michael Cohen’s decision to plead guilty for making hush-money payments on Donald Trump’s behalf has raised the prospect that if Democrats take control of...

Give me the dog’s life — please!

I just saw an advertisement for a small, adjustable staircase you are supposed to put next to your bed to allow your dog easier...

The Spirit of 1968

The Battle of Michigan Avenue is finally over, and it was won by the protesters. The lopsided fight between anti-war demonstrators and the brutish police...

Working just the way it should

I read with interest E. J. Dionne’s column “Why the majority doesn’t rule on guns” (Saturday, Oct. 7). Unlike most of his columns this...

Trump’s Syria strike was meant to project strength. It did the...

In 2013, after Syrian dictator Bashar Assad crossed President Obama’s red line and used chemical weapons on innocent civilians, a U.S. official told the...

Don’t fix baseball, even if it may be broken

It is a prudential axiom: If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. This reflects the awareness that things can always be made worse, and...

Spotting a northern harrier

Angelkeep is not a location where birdwatchers can remain silent. Even visitors not normally prone to bird watching get caught up in the excitement...

No, Flynn did not violate the Logan Act

In December 2016, Michael Flynn was three weeks from becoming the national-security adviser to the next president of the United States. This is a pertinent...

The Broward County sheriff is everything that’s wrong with American authority

The sheriff is an outsized figure in the American imagination. He is Wyatt Earp, shooting it out with outlaws at the O.K. Corral. He...

The agony of Jeff Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been attacked and belittled by President Donald Trump more than Vladimir Putin has. Trump has had rough patches with most...