Editorial: Verdict’s in on left-lane camping; move over

A state appeals court has clarified that left-lane dawdling on highways is a traffic infraction.

Comment: Trump’s reckless withdrawal from Iran deal

Trump acted with no plan to replace the deal, allowing Iran’s hardliners to resume its nuclear path.

County members on Sound Transit board ineffective

Please spare me the CYA commentary in the May 6 Herald (“Sound Transit ‘equity’ not serving greatest needs”). Paul Roberts, Dave Somers and Dave Earling… Continue reading

Democrats get a free pass on issues of morality

A letter in the May 9 Herald refers to President Trump’s “indecency.” Isn’t it amazing that both Presidents Kennedy and Clinton entertained their bimbos in… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, May 10

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

Milbank: Stay tuned to the episodic presidency

Whether Trump has a Plan B after exiting the Iran deal matters not. He’s on to the next cliffhanger.

Parker: What should be horses’ fate after the finish line?

Currently, horses sold for slaughter are trucked across U.S. borders under inhumane conditions.

Thiessen: Big loss for CIA if Senate rejects ‘spymaster’ Haspel

If enhanced interrogation is the issue, why was one of her former bosses with deeper ties confirmed?

Commentary: States must challenge weaker fuel economy rules

The lawsuit brought by California, Washington state and others is crucial to fight climate change.

Commentary on single-payer health care didn’t inform issue

The pros and cons of single-payer health care are not as black and white as some would have us believe, and in order for us… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, May 9

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

Milbank: We’re not done with candidates ‘Trumpier than Trump’

Don Blankenship, candidate for U.S. Senate in West Virginia, knows demagoguery can win elections.

More concern for comic’s ‘indecency’ and not the president’s?

I had to laugh at a May 3 letter to the editor. Titled, “Speech was vile, mean-spirited,” the writer was appalled that Michelle Wolf’s act… Continue reading

Quote about earning respect was from Smith Barney ad

Regarding a May 1 letter to the editor (“Has Trump earned respect of Democrats that writer desires?”), the correct quote from the ad campaign was:… Continue reading

Rampell: Why wages haven’t grown with the economy

For years we were told to expect gains in pay. Several factors may explain why that hasn’t happened.

Allow readers to decide value of John Rosemond’s column

As a parent of six children ages 4-14, I enjoyed reading John Rosemond’s parenting column. Every time. With Sid Schwab and Eugene Robinson and others… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Tuesday, May 8

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

Editorial: State should pay postage of returned ballots

The governor and Legislature need to provide the same access that King County just gave its voters.

Harrop: Don’t get distracted by Trump’s sordid circus

An alleged frolic with a porn star is hard to ignore, but it distracts us from consequential events.

Robinson: Confusion, not facts, is what matters to Giuliani

Conflicting and contradictoray statments about payments to a porn star are meant to muddy the truth.