Pardon me

One can enjoy the finer things: In another example of why it’s a great time to be in the luxury products industry, Rolls-Royce says sales are up 33 percent over 2013.

This is great news — not only for the 1 percent, but also for the rest of us, who now have more sources of Grey Poupon when we’re on the road.

Lee Greenwood must now learn “Cleveland Rocks”: A Republican Party committee has recommended the GOP hold its 2016 convention in Cleveland, the largest city of the key battleground state of Ohio.

Impressed by Cleveland’s presentation, party leaders also hope the city’s lack of vegan restaurants will discourage Occupy Wall Street-type protesters from showing up.

Most painful Brazilian ever: In a stunning rout in the host country’s stadium Tuesday, Germany demolished Brazil 7-1 to reach the finals of the World Cup.

Brazil was hampered by the absence of its two best players, and also by its controversial decision to adopt the defensive strategy of your kid’s middle school soccer team.

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff

More in Opinion

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Nov. 18

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

Editorial: Senate Republicans make bigger mess of tax bill

Senate Republicans are using repeal of an Obamacare mandate to win votes for their tax reform bill.

Schwab: At home and abroad, Trump sets low bar for ‘great’

His Asian trip made the U.S. a bit player on the world stage. And the play’s not any better at home.

Does low voter turnout point to apathy toward local politics?

The November voter turnout displayed either burnout or apathy. Either way this… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Nov. 17

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

Gerson: When lies become routine, corruption follows

We are witnessing what happens when conservatives become untethered from morality and religion.

Milbank: Truth is now out — ‘Bernie Bernstein’ broke all scandals

From Watergate to Roy Moore, Bernie robocalled random numbers, offering payouts for false claims.

Ignatius: Saudi prince tries to limit damage from brash moves

The crown prince, known as MBS, is fighting corruption, but taking big chances to combat it.

Harrop: Dems shouldn’t fret over another Hillary investigation

Launching a new witch hunt against Clinton is a sure sign that the heat’s been turned up on Trump.

Most Read