The cost of our war on politicians

We didn’t fully realize just how hard it was to be president until we had one with no idea of what it takes to...

Holcomb emerging as a historically strong governor

When Gov. Eric Holcomb addresses Hoosiers in his annual State of the State address Tuesday, you will be looking at one of the strongest...

Shame on Google

Giving in to pressure from its workforce, Google recently announced that it is pulling out of Project Maven, a groundbreaking Pentagon program to harness...

Flake, not a team player, served the nation

WASHINGTON — Preferring verbal felicity to practical wisdom, a character in a Benjamin Disraeli novel quipped, “A majority is always the best repartee.” Not...

William Barr has shamelessly corrupted the debate over the Mueller report

One of our most colorful legal concepts is the “fruit of the poisonous tree.” The phrase was...

We survived Nixon. We’ll survive Trump

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the election of President Richard Nixon. It is a chance for some perspective. While many seem convinced...

ERA: A farce and a tragedy

Karl Marx was no more mistaken than usual when he said that historic people and events appear twice, first as tragedy, then as farce....

Mike Braun and those giant Senate shoes

Last week I regaled you with the legacies of the Senate lions, the late Birch Bayh and...

The GOP is monkeyed up

There comes a point when even the most indulgent listener must doubt whether political figures deserve the benefit of the doubt. Ron DeSantis, that...

Infrastructure spending won’t transform America

“Mason City. To get there you follow Highway 58, going northeast out of the city, and it is a good highway and new.” — Robert...