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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.

Clinton's Cracked Credibility

January 27, 2016 - 7:00am

WASHINGTON -- The first question to Hillary Clinton from an audience member during Monday night's Democratic town hall in Iowa must have been a blow from one so young -- a potential new voter -- this close to the caucuses.

Not Dead Yet

January 13, 2016 - 7:00am

WASHINGTON -- Reports of Jeb Bush's political death may be greatly exaggerated. Not only is Bush essentially locked in a statistical tie for second place in New Hampshire, depending on which poll you prefer, but he's enjoying the benefits of being largely ignored by the media.

Donald Rodham Trump?

December 16, 2015 - 7:00am

WASHINGTON -- Gee, wonder what Hillary Clinton has been up to?

Waging War Outside the Box

December 9, 2015 - 7:00am

WASHINGTON -- Americans looking for a Snuggy Bear and a blankey to ease their anxieties about the Islamic State will have to become more comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty.



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