Gerson: To save the GOP, the party will have to lose

The only way to save the Republican Party from Trumpism is to rebuild it on its ruins.

Gov. Inslee a threat to my wallet

Gov. Jay Inslee’s comment and concerns about President Trump being chaotic, unbalanced and unstable, with his hand on a nuclear button, is typical left-wing mentality.… Continue reading

Harrop: Yes, even some Republicans glad Jones won in ‘Bama

But there is no way to massage the results as a win for President Trump. Change is in the air.

Ignatius: With law and facts against him, Trump pounds table

Even as Mueller’s investigation continues, the trail of evidence points to Trump campaign collusion.

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Dec. 14

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

Gun violence figure cited in letter is absurd and bizarre

An assertion by the author of a letter to the editor in the Dec. 7 Herald invites a response: “If we need gun control at… Continue reading

Ignatius: Mad dash to pass a tax bill will have consequences

Law professors warned last week the reforms will produce “tax games, roadblocks and glitches.”

Many reasons for low voter turnout

I think we should consider the following issues may have also contributed to low voter turnout “Editorial: Low voter turnout points to failure in civic… Continue reading

Trump presidency best shot at strong economy

A recent letter opined that our economic growth over the past year was due, not to the election of President Trump but instead was simply… Continue reading

Will: Moore’s loss hasn’t lifted stain of Trump’s endorsement

After his support of the grotesque, Trump should be shunned by all but his diehard supporters.

Editorial: Don’t reverse rule on oil train brakes

The Trump administration, in its haste to reverse an Obama-era rule, is jeopardizing public safety.

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Dec. 13

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

Methadone clinic shouldn’t be located in downtown Everett

In mid-January, the Everett City Council will vote whether to allow a methadone clinic to locate in the city’s Central Business District. While people with… Continue reading

Other Voices: Gas pump stickers will outline state’s tax

Motorists soon will see stickerss on gas pump that show the state’s gas tax for each gallon.

Parker: Is Trump prepared for the fury his tweet released?

Amid heightened attention over sexual harassment, Trump just had to insult a senator — a woman.

Rampell: Trump economic model more fan fiction than finance

Pick a number, any number, because that’s how a White House ‘report’ determined growth from tax cuts.

What about threat to others when police end chases?

The recent article on the chase involving the State Patrol going after a speeding motorcycle was unbalanced (“Parents of man who died during WSP chase… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, Dec. 12

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

Harrop: Give president credit for good economy; thanks, Obama

The economy’s gains during Trump’s first year have benefited mostly from the inertia of Obama’s terms.

How can sexual harassment fund in Congress be kept secret?

How can Congress justify making secret payments to settle claims of sexual harassment? According to the article “Harassment cases remain confidential” published in the Dec.… Continue reading