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Opinion - Columnists

Gender gap not necessarily bad news for GOP

Published Sep. 25 2018

That Republicans suffer from a "gender gap" has for decades been a nearly unshakable assumption of American political journalism. Dick...

Everyone loses, no matter if Kavanaugh confirmed

Published Sep. 25 2018

When a Supreme Court seat is up for grabs, no one expects reason and cooler heads to win the day.

Dropping my anonymity unlike New York Times

Published Sep. 24 2018

I've been sending anonymous op-ed pieces to The New York Times for my entire life, and none of them has...

One smear vs. another at the New York Times

Published Sep. 24 2018

The New York Times' headline read: "Nikki Haley's View of New York Is Priceless. Her Curtains? $52,701." The headline clearly...

Attacking both Kavanaugh, republic

Published Sep. 23 2018

It's another sad summation of this nation's political state that an unprovable, 36-year-old, last-minute sexual allegation just could keep the...

Unlikely allies in Yom Kippur War

Published Sep. 23 2018

As Israel rushed its reserves to meet the surprise Syrian-Egyptian attack opening the Yom Kippur War in 1973, it simultaneously...

Kavanaugh's judgment is troubling

Published Sep. 23 2018

The world waits for the GOP and FBI to quit dawdling and start really investigating the troubling accusation that, as...

Winner, winner, chicken dinner!

Published Sep. 22 2018

If you don't feel like buying an all-new, 2019 Lexus ES, maybe you could steal one.

The FDA's vape attack

Published Sep. 21 2018

Many teens have wised up to the disastrous health effects of cigarettes. They don't—and won't ever—smoke. Unfortunately, a fast-rising number...

The kind of immigrant couple we should welcome

Published Sep. 21 2018

Last weekend, I attended a wedding in Atlanta between a brilliant Afghan writer and an equally brilliant young Chinese American...

The Democrats' delaying tactics on Kavanaugh

Published Sep. 21 2018

You have to hand it to the Democrats. They know how to use the media and the political process to...

It's not a Trump boom, it's an oil and gas boom

Published Sep. 21 2018

President Donald Trump has gone so far as to suggest that he possesses "a magic wand" capable of producing unexpectedly...

A failure to pursue actual voter rights violations

Published Sep. 21 2018

Eight months after the collapse of President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission, his administration has renewed pursuit of its unproven...

Is China America's next great enemy? Not really

Published Sep. 20 2018

If the lack of an external enemy since the end of the Cold War has made America weak and feckless,...

Fear-based parenting and the criminalization of life

Published Sep. 20 2018

WASHINGTON—Police came to Kim Brooks' parents' door in suburban Richmond, Virginia, demanding that her mother say where her daughter was...

Who is on trial in Chicago?

Published Sep. 19 2018

Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke arrived at the Cook County courthouse at 26th and California on Monday to face...

Feeling confident about November, Democrats?

Published Sep. 19 2018

Democrats are bullish about the November elections. They think they'll win control of the House of Representatives, score big gains...

The left is running on empty against Kavanaugh

Published Sep. 19 2018

The woman who alleged in a confidential letter that as a high school student in Maryland in the '80s Brett...

Biggest award at Tour Championship is being there

Published Sep. 19 2018

ATLANTA—The Tour Championship is about more than just the cash, no matter how much is on the line.

After Castro, I appreciate Philly—and the world

Published Sep. 18 2018

On Thursday night, there was a celebration of Philadelphia's World Heritage status, a designation bestowed upon the city in 2015....

Obama's nostalgia for GOP of yore hypocritical

Published Sep. 18 2018

"What happened to the Republican Party?"

Feds' approach leaves victims more vulnerable

Published Sep. 17 2018

Karla Miller has been a counselor to rape survivors, run a rape-crisis center in Iowa City, administered polygraph tests to...

Nike pushing false narrative of police brutality

Published Sep. 17 2018

The NFL's Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback who started the phenomenon of NFL players kneeling during the playing of the national...