The ISTEP committee could make new test even worse

A word of caution to Indiana K-12 students: Don’t get too excited about the repeal of the ISTEP exam. The “next iteration of assessment...

The end of Trump

It’s time to go back where we began: not only that Donald Trump will lose the Republican presidential nomination, but that he could be...

Libya debacle undermines Clinton’s foreign policy credential

Republican peculiarities in this political season are so numerous and lurid that insufficient attention is being paid to this: The probable Democratic nominee’s principal...

Clinton/Sanders showdown heading our way

Eight years ago, Hoosier political junkies watched and participated what many of us thought would be a once-in-a-generation spectacle due to our late May...

Look in the mirror

Will Republicans learn the right lessons from the debacle that is the Trump candidacy? I am doubtful, because for many, it requires a good,...

The great Trump distortion

The evidence is in and it shows that the dominant media narratives about 2016 are wrong. Our country is not roiled with across-the-board discontent,...

The four foreign policies

After dozens of contests featuring cliffhangers, buzzer-beaters and a ton of flagrant fouls, we’re down to the Final Four: Sanders, Clinton, Cruz and Trump....

Why Trump loves Lewandowski

In a year of floors falling away under one’s feet (such as the assumption that nearly all Americans demand a minimal level of civility...

Yes, the delegates can decide

Donald Trump has made his first threat to sue over the procedures for selecting delegates to the Republican convention. It surely won’t be his...

Gov. Pence just says ‘no’ to secrecy

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence used his veto pen well last week, against two bills that deserved to be struck down. Pence vetoed a bill that...