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A Florida Mourned

June 8, 2016 - 7:00am

Standing on my hotel balcony in the predawn hours, I gaze out over several dimly illuminated swimming pools abutting a small manmade lake and a golf course.

Hillary's Viral Nightmare

May 23, 2016 - 6:00am

You could say that it all depends on how you define "lie." Or, perhaps, that it's hell to have a public record.

Rules Are for Breaking

May 11, 2016 - 7:00am

It should be obvious to all by now that Donald Trump knows nothing of what he speaks. His disastrous economic ideas are but the latest in a litany of nonsensical proposals.

Ted Cruz's Fall From Grace

May 5, 2016 - 7:00am

When Shakespeare wrote the "truth will out," he must have had Ted Cruz in mind.

Plato, Aristotle and, Oh Dear, Trump

April 27, 2016 - 7:00am

When it comes to rhetoric, Plato was right and Aristotle -- not so much.

Karma Tastes Rich in New, Humane Economy

April 18, 2016 - 7:00am

As the human circus of presidential politics has plodded along for what seems a decade now, a revolution has been taking place in the ever-more-dignified animal kingdom.

What Now?

March 30, 2016 - 7:00am

So what are we to do? This is a familiar question to opinion writers. Translation: You've told us what's wrong with everything -- and we agree.  But, what's the action plan?

Sinking to Old Lows

March 28, 2016 - 12:00am

When a presidential election devolves into a hydrant-watering contest between leading contenders about the relative attractiveness of their respective wives, not only does America look ridiculous but we diminish our moral standing to denounce other cultures' marginalization of women.

Inoculated Against Truth

March 2, 2016 - 2:00am

WASHINGTON -- By now it's obvious that lecturing Donald Trump supporters about why they shouldn't vote for him only confirms their convictions.

Clash of Titans: Pope vs. Trump

February 22, 2016 - 7:00am

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The popular wisdom that opposites attract is true in both romance and politics.



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