Sep 2, 2015
Trump's opponents fear him because he gave them money. His party fears him because he might run as an independent. We should all fear a presidential candidate who perfumes the air and is prepared to collect on his debts. It's time for Trump's fellow candidates to get tough.
Aug 16, 2015
August, often viewed as the end of things, summer, vacation, camp, and children underfoot, marks for Washingtonians the arrival of peace.
Aug 12, 2015
After so much history that would destroy anyone else's candidacy, it's hard to imagine what would cause Trump's fans to abandon him. My own unscientific surveys turn up a consistent refrain: "I would never vote for him, but I like the way he stirs things up."
Aug 9, 2015
When I asked Fiorina what impression she hoped to make, she said she'd like people to think, She can win this; she can do this job. And now a lot more Republicans , and Democrats , know her name. Mission accomplished.
Aug 5, 2015
He says things so often with such certitude that people begin to believe him , because it just feels so great to be so positive. But is America ready to take him seriously?
Aug 2, 2015
Planned Parenthood is faced with a renewed push for federal defunding.
Jul 29, 2015
In sum, Obama doesn't think much of Trump , or of Trump's Republican critics. Neither does he think much of GOP leaders and wannabe presidents, whose apocalyptic rhetoric has reduced political debate to a crypto-Armageddon-ish clash of cliches.
Jul 27, 2015
Congress should waste no time in correcting the travesty of too-little funding for Alzheimer's , which demands our urgent attention. Otherwise, what to do about Medicare will be rendered irrelevant.