Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hillary’s heel

When I wrote the headline “Hillary’s heel,” I was thinking of Achilles, not Bill, though the former president is usually within nipping range of...

Indiana should raise gasoline tax for better roads

Indiana’s gas tax hasn’t changed in more than two decades. The last time it was raised was in 1993, when it was upped from...

The melancholy summer of ‘16

The crickets, whose melancholy chirping is always the knell of the sunniest season, sound particularly mournful this summer of ‘16. They’re wearing out their...

Evan Bayh’s biggest job: Proving he’s still a Hoosier

OK, so whose job was it to check that Evan Bayh’s voter registration was clean and ready to go? Anyone? Apparently it was CNN’s job and...

Bayh’s 2010 challenges are back in ‘16

For a former senator and governor who used to win campaigns in landslide fashion, this past week for Evan Bayh was a wake-up call...

A nice column about Trump

When my syndicate editor told me a few clients had been asking, Don’t you have anyone over there who can write something positive about...

Trump’s Bannon bomb

If you thought the old Donald Trump campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new Trump campaign now that Breitbart’s Steve Bannon...

The price of powerlessness

This week Russian bombers flew out of Iranian air bases to attack rebel positions in Syria. The State Department pretended not to be surprised....

Politics as an Olympian endeavor

Simone Manuel, Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles will not be eligible to run for president until 2032, although Michael Phelps hits 35 years old...

The rise of ‘safe socialists’

The Democratic Party has perhaps never been so radical or so conventional. The Democrats are now to the left of President Barack Obama and are...