Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Trump blows the whistle on Russia

Is the INF Treaty so important that the Russians should be allowed to cheat on it without consequence? That’s the implication of the criticisms of...

Hillary’s #MeToo nightmare

Hillary Clinton won the political battle over Bill Clinton’s sexual misadventures in the 1990s, at the cost of having to litigate them forevermore. In the...

Warren highlights the dangers of racial identity

She was mocked as “Fauxcahontas” long before President Donald Trump began referring to her as “Pocahontas,” and frankly, Sen. Elizabeth Warren invited the ridicule....

An unsparing look at the Vietnam War’s mountain of mendacities

Early in his Marine Corps career, which he concluded as a four-star general, Walt Boomer was decorated for valor in Vietnam. He distilled into...

Why Nancy Pelosi doesn’t care

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — “Do whatever you have to do. Just win, baby.” Nancy Pelosi’s feisty, candid and pragmatic words to Harvard students on Tuesday reflected...

The causes and effects of this growing trade war

Over the summer, Indiana’s economy showed clear signs of weakening. This same story played out across the manufacturing and farming-intensive states of the Midwest....

Democrats’ smear of Kavanaugh sunk their own Senate chances

Just a few weeks ago, analysts thought that control of the U.S. Senate was in play this November and that momentum was shifting to...

Why do we care about Jamal Khashoggi?

He had an appointment at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to collect some documents he needed to marry his Turkish fiancee — a certificate...

How to heal our epidemic of loneliness?

If Sen. Ben Sasse is right — he has not recently been wrong about anything important — the nation’s most-discussed political problem is entangled...

Civility is for suckers

It’s doubtful that a former American presidential candidate has ever formally endorsed incivility before, but Hillary Clinton is ever full of surprises. In an interview...