Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Feb. 20

A sketchy look at the day in politics.

 

Editorial on opioid settlement unfair to pain specialist

I am deeply disappointed in The Herald after reading the Feb. 6…

 

Editorial: ‘Harvest Box’ hides deep cuts to families’ food aid

The Trump administration’s suggested changes to SNAP are intended to starve a successful program.

 

Free-market capitalism has become crony capitalism

James McCusker’s Feb. 10 column, “Capitalism critics help us understand politics,” starts out using his rational side to lure you into believing there is something… Continue reading

Harrop: Democrats need an even bigger tent to win midterms

Democrats would do well to appeal to independents — if they want to win outside their strongholds.

Robinson: Russia is indeed laughing at us — with satisfaction

The indictment of Russia’s internet meddling offers no cover for Trump’s claims of “NO COLLUSION!”

Time to vote out opponents of gun safety legislation

Do we value the NRA over children? State Sens. Mark Schoesler, Mike Padden, Phil Fortunato, and Doug Ericksen voted against a bump-stock ban in that… Continue reading

We need to learn why shootings are escalating?

We should not be quick to place the blame inanimate objects. The killers are persons with twisted degenerate minds. We should find the “why,” the… Continue reading

Abuses of power drain faith in both parties

One thing that really, really sticks in my craw is when anyone in government abuses his or her power with “dirty tricks.” The current situation… Continue reading

Boycott stores that sell AR-15 military-style rifles

I am calling for a boycott of all stores that sell the AR-15 military assault rifles. Listed below are quotes from trauma surgeons across the… Continue reading

Burke: How long before Trump’s ‘marks’ figure out the con?

No one likes to admit they were had, but Trump’s supporters should consider the others he’s duped.

Editorial cartoons for Monday, Feb. 19

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Milbank: A storm of White House scandals fight for attention

With focus on Rob Porter and other lesser scandals, can’t a call girl get some respect around here?

Report more on reasons for Sound Transit federal funding cuts

I just read Jerry Cornfield’s Feb. 13 article about how the 2019 Trump budget proposal could potentially remove funding from Sound Transit’s plan to build… Continue reading

Saunders: Budget pen in hand, Trump, GOP lose nerve to cut

Some predict a 2019 deficit as high as $1.2 trillion, twice the shortfall from Obama’s last year.

South Korea repays U.S. aid with insult of Pence at Olympics

The liberal news media is simply gushing over the love fest, Olympics in Pyeongchang. It would appear that they were aghast that Vice President Pence… Continue reading

Commentary: Amazon not using its leverage to help LGTBQ cause

The retail giant was key to LGTBQ causes in Washington state, but it can do more in other states.

Commentary: Fight opioid crisis through health, recovery

When the problems are mental illness and addiction, chasing crisis calls is costly and doesn’t work.

Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Feb. 18

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Editorial: Capital gains tax could offer property tax relief

A bill would use tax revenue to keep seniors in their homes and lower the state’s property tax rate.