National Commentary

Trump and the fog over pre-existing maladies

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Who's right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-...

National Commentary

Wielding both ignorance and malice, Trump further divides the country

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“The president's agenda of division is fully exposed. Faith in the Declaration, and in the genius of American institutions, remains the proper response,” writes Michael Gerson.


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Can we avoid a health care horror?

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“What the GOP really wants is to spend a whole lot less government money helping people get health care. But they can't admit it because it sounds heartless,” writes E.J. Dionne.


National Commentary

Trump's dangerous confusion on the Iranian deal

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“If Trump decides to torch the deal, we will most likely face the choice of watching as Tehran resumes progress toward acquiring nukes or launching another Mideast war in the hope of halting it,” writes Steve Chapman.


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No, using the word "sovereignty" isn't a dog whistle

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“Trump's critics misrepresent the speech and misunderstand the nationalist vision that Trump was setting out,” writes Rich Lowry.


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Don't scrap rules protecting students at for-profit colleges

For Profit Loan Forgiveness

For-profit colleges can serve nontraditional students without ripping them off.


National Commentary

Trump and the fog over pre-existing maladies

Trump Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Who's right — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel? None has really captured the complexity of the debate over who might lose insurance protections in the latest Republican health care bill. But of the three, the TV guy is the...


National Commentary

This Hispanic Heritage Month, let's have a meaningful discussion

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“The so-called conversations about these "issues" that permeate the internet at this time of year are a colossal waste of time and energy within an already very loosely united populace,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.


National Commentary

The Vietnam syndrome: How we lost it, why we need it

Vietnam War-Huet

“Once again we find ourselves mired in an incomprehensible land, amid people who distrust us. Once again we are aligned with a corrupt regime that couldn't survive without our help as we incur casualties in the pursuit of goals we never reach,” writes Steve Chapman.


National Commentary

A cautionary tale about progressives losing their minds

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“The president doesn't want to impose his traditional sexual morality because, for starters, he doesn't have any to impose,” writes Rich Lowry.


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Lawmakers are finding ways to shut down civil asset forfeiture

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Civil asset forfeiture was adopted with good intentions. But it’s become a racket, and it needs to end


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