National Commentary

Jeff Sessions' frightening ideas about justice

Trump Easter Egg Roll Sessions

“You don't have to live on an island to worry about what Sessions is doing in the name of...

National Commentary

So, Tom Perez, can a Democrat be pro-life or not?

Democrats Sanders Youth Mello

“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.


National Commentary

A bold attempt to reduce opioid overdose deaths

Exchange Syringe Exchange

Injection centers are spreading because they work, writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

Illegal immigrants pay taxes, too

BS 021617 Betos 12-4

“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.


National Commentary

Trump's foreign policy — making it up as he goes along

Trump ambassadors

“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.


National Commentary

Mar-a-Lago promotion belongs in impeachment file

Trump State Department-1

“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.


National Commentary

Trump's claim that 'no administration has accomplished more in the 1st 90 days'

Trump 100 The Presidency-2

“It's rather silly for any president to suggest that his first 100 days somehow topped Roosevelt's achievement,” writes Glenn Kessler.


National Commentary

Jeff Sessions' frightening ideas about justice

Trump Easter Egg Roll Sessions

“You don't have to live on an island to worry about what Sessions is doing in the name of justice,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


National Commentary

UC Berkeley's un-free speech movement

Battle For Berkeley

“For any school to impede speakers because critics might protest violently is to give the critics control of who may speak,” writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

Trump's misguided thinking on visas and trade

Trump executive orders

Economic interaction with the rest of the world isn’t bad for America; it’s good.


National Commentary

With North Korea, we do have cards to play

Koreas Tension Trump-1

“There are deals to be made. They may have to be underpinned by demonstrations of American resolve,” writes Charles Krauthammer.


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