Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, June 18

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Editorial: Heed south county fire officials on fireworks ban

A fireworks ban could limit damage and injuries that occur too often this time of year.

Harrop: Many Democrats happy to go with Warren over Sanders

They still get a progressive, but one without the baggage of having helped Trump win in 2016.

McArdle: Rent control fixes prices; it doesn’t fix problems

California should look at what’s happened in New York City, but then, so should New York state.

Robinson: How American celebration becomes a political rally

Trump’s takeover of D.C.’s July 4 festivities will replace patriotism with self-focused partisanship.

Saunders: Summit was about deficit, yet time spent on Trump

During an interview on ‘fiscal sustainability,’ even Pelosi tired of the obsession with Trump.

Burke: Here’s why Teddy’s on Rushmore and Trump will never be

Actually, there are myriad reasons why Trump won’t grace that monument; let’s count but a few.

Editorial cartoons for Monday, June 17

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McArdle: Why does Bernie insist he’s a socialist?

Sanders — and his conservative foes — define it incorrectly; he’s a social democrat. So why cling to the label?

Petri: Joe Biden has the secret to bipartisanship; himself

Freed from Trump’s evil charms, Republicans will join hands with Democrats and lift their voices in song.

Commentary: Congress, take surprise out of high medical bills

There’s a simple fix for unexpected bills for out-of-network medical services: shared responsibility.

Commentary: Washington a world leader in aviation, aerospace

That’s the message a delegation is taking to the Paris Air Show; and it’s an easy case to make.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Editorial: Use 6-month review to strengthen housing efforts

An Everett review that has put a Housing Hope project on hold needs the public’s participation.

Parker: Sometimes the bond between father and child is a joke

No, an actual joke. Seeing the humor in life, even in grief, provided a connection beyond words.

Petri: I’ll get back to you on whether Sarah Sanders exists

First, you should be ashamed for having asked. Second, that goes for all questions from all reporters.

Rampell: A Republican (partially) admits truth on tax cuts

Most analysts predicted Trump’s tax cuts would increase deficits. The GOP wouldn’t concede that; until now.

Robinson: Pelosi must pick her poison on impeachment

Either path presents pitfalls, so the speaker’s actions must be guided by what’s right; that’s impeacment.

Viewpoints: Time flies when you’re raising kids; or does it?

It’s only in our memory that we perceive time spent with children as fleeting. So, enjoy the present.

Editorial cartoons for Saturday, June 15

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