National Editorials and Columns

  • Leonard Pitts: Nikki Haley living in Fantasyland

    It’s Nikki Haley’s 44th birthday this week. You would think her a little old for fairytales.But a bi ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Another View: How to support a graying America

    “For my final address to this chamber, I don’t want to just talk about next year. I want to focus on the next five years, the next 10 years, and beyon ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Barone: American Exceptionalism: How Has It Fared in the Obama Years?

    In his final State of the Union speech Barack Obama made at least a few bows toward the idea that America is an exceptional nation, an idea he once de ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Stephen L. Carter: Forget debates, if we want real answers

    Everyone seems to agree that Thursday’s Republican presidential debate was slashing and angry; the candidates barely said anything of substance.
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • ‘There is no reason for this’

    “If a child can’t open a bottle of aspirin, we should make sure that they can’t pull a trigger on a gun.”
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • John Stossel: Obama's optimism is misdirected

    In the commercial that President Barack Obama released before his final State of the Union address, Obama said he would tell Congress how “optimistic” ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 12:02 am
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