“If the immigration hard-liners magically got their way and the nation's illegal immigrants...
Regardless of its policies, the administration has an obligation to deal with the facts as they are, not resort to bogus claims designed to exploit fear and incite anger.
“The normalization of Trump is one indicator that there may be less to the populist insurrection than imagined,” writes Charles Krauthammer.
“Mnuchin's claim that these tax cuts will spur extraordinary economic growth and pay for themselves is a fantasy, belied by experience,” writes Albert Hunt.
America’s teacher force is becoming more diverse, writes Esther J. Cepeda, but minority teachers aren’t evenly distributed in our public schools.
“Perez appears to have made a pretty stunning and bold declaration about the party's new platform on abortion rights without talking to the likes of Pelosi,” writes Aaron Blake.
“If the immigration hard-liners magically got their way and the nation's illegal immigrants suddenly disappeared, the United States would lose out on an estimated $11.74 billion in annual state and local tax revenue,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.
“Rather than a master strategist, he's a human grab bag of tactics wandering erratically everywhere in search of someone or something to conquer,” writes Kathleen Parker.
“Nothing weakens the rule of law more effectively than gradual erosion. That's why it's important not to treat the Mar-a-Lago post as minimal or insignificant,” writes Noah Feldman.
“It's rather silly for any president to suggest that his first 100 days somehow topped Roosevelt's achievement,” writes Glenn Kessler.