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Leonard Pitts: Where did Maher get the idea he could say that word?

Posted 6/9/2017 in National Columns

Here's a good rule of thumb for aspiring comics. Whenever you are compelled to say, "Hey, it was a joke," it probably wasn't.

 

 

Steve Chapman: Trump's overriding trait

Posted 6/8/2017 in National Columns

What do the directors of the Transportation Security Administration, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the FBI have in common?

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: The forever war?

Posted 6/7/2017 in National Columns

On May 22, Salman Abedi, 22, waiting at the entrance of the Arianna Grande pop concert in Manchester, blew himself up, killing almost two dozen people, among them parents waiting to pick up their children.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Trump's lousy numbers

Posted 6/6/2017 in National Columns

Thing about Donald Trump is he doesn't have the numbers.

 

 

Froma Harrop: Can Americans be happy again?

Posted 6/5/2017 in National Columns

America is not a very happy place, and it is getting less so.

 

 

Other editors: SPLC lawsuit against the state ill-founded

Posted 6/3/2017 in National Columns

There's no doubt, as a lawsuit filed against the state of Mississippi alleges, that public education creates unequal opportunities and unequal outcomes.

 

 

Patrick Buchanan: Is Afghanistan a lost cause?

Posted 6/3/2017 in National Columns

"We are there and we are committed" was the regular retort of Secretary of State Dean Rusk during the war in Vietnam.

 

Steve Chapman: Trump forgets the past and blights the future

Posted 6/3/2017 in National Columns

"They were careless people, Tom and Daisy -- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made." -- F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby"

 

Bernard Goldberg: Revolt against the elite

Posted 6/2/2017 in National Columns

It's been my experience, having covered the news at CBS for nearly 30 years, that when the media elites come in for criticism, they're not very good at introspection.

 

 

Steve Chapman: Jared Kushner's Russian escapade

Posted 6/1/2017 in National Columns

Suppose that shortly after the 2008 election, Barack Obama's adviser Valerie Jarrett met with the Chinese ambassador and suggested using a secure link at his embassy to communicate with Beijing beyond the reach of U.S. intelligence agencies.

 

 

Salena Zito: Promised Land lost

Posted 5/31/2017 in National Columns

Only ghosts and shadows haunt the empty halls of Sheaffer Pens, the onetime giant pen manufacturer on H Street.

 

 

Steve Chapman: Trump's budget: a slow boat to ruin

Posted 5/30/2017 in National Columns

Donald Trump's first budget proposal is a brazen mix of ideology and dishonesty, seasoned with irresponsibility and pulled out of the oven as soon as it was half-baked. Those qualities make it surprisingly similar to the budgets of Barack Obama and George W. Bush -- and largely in accord with public desires. Its defects are neither new nor accidental.

 

 

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