My first (and only) drum solo

When someone in your family decides to buy your child a drum set for Christmas, there’s really only one course of action: Escape. Barring the...

After Trump’s dud, it’s up to Senate GOP

President Trump’s “big, beautiful wall” was never a serious policy proposal. It was a symbol to reassure his supporters that he would keep the...

Trump is surrounded by leakers. Why would he trust them with his Putin notes?

The Post’s report that President Trump “has gone to extraordinary lengths to conceal details of his conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin” — including...

Howard Schultz and the Frappuccino Syndrome

Holy Chestnut Praline Latte! There was Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks CEO, making a case Wednesday for why Americans would flock to him if...

Trying to be in the 8% who reach New Year’s resolutions

“How’s your New Year’s resolution coming along?” a friend asked me last week. I had mentioned to him earlier...

So, Schultz would spoil the splendor of today’s party duopoly?

As an upbeat Howard Schultz tucked into lunch here recently he was having a good week because Democrats were having an awful...

Worse living through chemistry

On Feb. 12, Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka “El Chapo,” was convicted of multiple crimes related to running the Sinaloa drug cartel, Mexico’s...

It’s Trump who’s obsessed with Russia

Overreach and overkill are two of the most common errors in politics. A week after the release of Attorney General William Barr’s...

Seven days in sunny south Florida

Since spring’s warmer weather doesn’t want to arrive and stay, I went in search of it a couple of weeks ago.

A museum fuels hatred of America

BILBAO, Spain — The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a masterpiece of American architecture, a swirl of curved...