Editorial cartoons for Sunday, Aug. 25

A sketchy look at the day in politics.


A female grizzly bear surveys her surroundings within national forestland, near Camas in northwestern Montana. (Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks / Associated Press file photo)

Editorial: Plan for grizzly bears’ return reemerges from den

Plans to reintroduce the bear to the North Cascades would return an important part of the ecosystem.


Viewpoints: What’s at fault for rise of suicide behind bars?

Overcrowded and understaffed, U.S. jails increasingly leave inmates alone and under-supervised.


Commentary: Years after scandal, corrections reforms idled

Gov. Inslee has stood in the way of necessary reforms for the Department of Corrections.

Commentary: Building community by uplifting all women

A YWCA conference in Edmonds offered services and inspiration that can help women attain their best.

Rampell: When bad idea founders, deflect and double down

Tax cuts and tariffs haven’t delivered as promised. Naturally, Trump wants to keep digging the hole deeper.

Robinson: Trump’s Cabinet can’t — or won’t — manage him

His 35-minute Q-and-A with reporters showed him at his most unfiltered and untethered to reality.

McArdle: When will Trump backers admit: ‘OK, this isn’t normal’?

If Greenland is so strategically valuable, is it wise to insult the nation you need to deal with?

Milbank: You’ve heard of Fact Checker; here’s the Gut Checker

More subjective, but just as telling, let’s review Trump’s week for his beastly unpresidential acts.

Are problems with guardian ad litem program so ‘pervasive’?

After reading the Aug. 18 Herald story about the guardian ad litem program (“Lying, spying and destroying evidence spur guardian reforms”) it appears all of… Continue reading

Larger south county fire district needs fair representation

It is clear that with the mergers of Monroe and Lake Stevens fire districts as voted on by the citizens of these cities with the… Continue reading

Americans want an end to immigration

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting immigration chief, is now under attack for not taking the “correct” position on the Statue of Liberty. The statue was given… Continue reading

Beautiful work of Everett Parks Department appreciated

Downtown Everett’s hanging baskets and planters, the flowers at Legion Park and the gateways to the city are over-the-top gorgeous this year. Every time I… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, Aug. 24

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

Petri: All foretold has come to pass; Donald Trump is our god

Hearken, nonbelievers! He stepped into office and could do anything he wished; except buy Greenland.

Schwab: What hath we done to deserve the Chosen One’s wrath?

Except ignore his pollution promotion, not sell him Greenland and object to his caging children.

Thanks, Lake Stevens voters for backing fire district merger

On behalf of Lake Stevens Fire, I want to say thank you to our community for approving the merger with Snohomish County Fire District 7.… Continue reading

Editorial: Is there a good work-around to Electoral College?

‘Faithless electors’ and the National Popular Vote seek an easier path than amending the Constitution.

Editorial cartoons for Friday, Aug. 23

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Harrop: Automakers join Danes in telling Trump, ‘No deal’

First it was Greenland, then Trump lost automakers who said they prefer California’s mileage rules.