National Commentary

A cure for mass shootings doesn't exist

School Shooting Florida guns

“Outrage is an appropriate response to the carnage in Parkland, but it's not an answer...

National Commentary

AP FACT CHECK: Trump roars on Twitter about Russia probe

APTOPIX Trump Russia Probe

The AP fact checks Trump’s tweets about the Russia investigation.


National Commentary

Ending the Chicago massacre will require miracles of mercy

Chicago Violence

“Good public policy can promote order and justice. But ending the Chicago massacre will require miracles of mercy,” writes Michael Gerson.


National Commentary

On gun violence, we are a failed state

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“In corrupt failed states, politics is about lying and misdirection. On guns, our debate is a pack of lies and evasions,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.


National Commentary

A cure for mass shootings doesn't exist

School Shooting Florida guns

“Outrage is an appropriate response to the carnage in Parkland, but it's not an answer,” writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

What will finally stop America's mass shootings? Outrage

APTOPIX School Shooting Florida

We don’t believe that these shootings are impossible to stop — or that the carnage at schools, workplaces, churches and beyond is a status quo that Americans should accept.


National Commentary

Gun safety group's running tally of school shootings is flat wrong

School Shooting Florida Vigil

Everytown has long inflated its total by including incidents of gunfire that are not really school shootings.


National Commentary

Hispanic or Latinx? The key is to treat others with respect

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“This label issue may never go away. In the meantime, call people whatever they ask you to call them or simply refer to them by their name,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.


National Commentary

Have Democrats overplayed their Trump hand?

Trump State of Union Fact Check-5

“Trump is the racetrack rabbit that keeps Democrats running in a perpetual cycle of outrage,” writes Rich Lowry.


National Commentary

Trump leads an attack on legal immigration

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“Trump routinely equates foreigners with danger, drugs and crime. But reducing the influx of legal immigrants, who are far less likely than natives to go to prison, would do nothing to make Americans safer. Just the opposite,” writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

Trump's economic policy rooted in debt

Congress Budget

“Trump's willingness to embrace debt is in direct contradiction to years of Republican rhetoric on the dangers of deficits and breaks his campaign promises,” writes Josh Boak.


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