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National Editorials and Columns

  • Schultz: Michelle Knight – call her Lily, please

    Her name is Lily now, named for her favorite flower.To appreciate how startling it can be to first m ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Another View: Why paying taxes was unusually awful this year

    How did your tax filing go? If you needed any help from the Internal Revenue Service, chances are it was awful.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Wilkinson: How Lincoln became an American saint

    Abraham Lincoln, a politician much reviled in life, became something of a saint upon his death 150 years ago.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Another View: Marco Rubio's is a candidacy based on ideals

    Marco Rubio formally entered the GOP presidential field Monday with an address at Miami’s Freedom Tower.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Hunt: What we know about Clinton's platform

    Hillary Clinton now has the opportunity to show her wares as a self-styled policy wonk.As the former ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Another View: Clinton's tough task ahead

    Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for president Sunday, entering the race with universal name recognition, undisputed smarts and a record ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Strauss: Religious freedom fight an illuminating moment in history

    Both sides seem to want to strike a pose of wounded innocence in the dispute about laws passed by Indiana and Arkansas to exempt religious believers f ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Another view: Harriet Tubman a good option for $20 bill

    No woman is depicted on U.S. paper currency. This makes our money a bit exceptional among the banknotes of our international peers, several of which – ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Another View: Iran's red line must be U.S.'s, too

    Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has challenged some crucial U.S. interpretations of the recent framework agreement aimed at reining in ...
    April 10, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Another View: Climate change juice

    It's that time of year when we start watching the weather a little closer.In these parts of the coun ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Bernstein: U.S. needs new holidays

    The New Republic’s Brian Beutler has suggested that April 9, the anniversary of the end of the Civil War, be a national holiday (he calls it New Birth ...
    April 7, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Another View: Paul's campaign matters for GOP

    It’s highly improbable, to put it politely, that the junior senator from Kentucky will be the next president of the United States. Yet Rand Paul’s cam ...
    April 7, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Another View: Farm subsidies continue to gush

    The House, the Senate and the U.S. Department of Agriculture labored for months to reduce wasteful farm subsidies.
    April 6, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Harrop: Privacy vs. security: How the debate changes

    The pilot who crashed the Germanwings plane, taking 150 lives, was too ill to work, according to doctors’ notes found at his home. But Germany’s stric ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Another View: Allow off-duty police guns in schools

    When people hear the words guns and school, their ears quickly perk up.No one wants guns anywhere ne ...
    April 5, 2015 - 10:33 pm
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