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Schwab: Hope for separation of powers rests with justice

The chief justice, namely, and whether his court will uphold a ruling that presidents are not kings.

 

Harrop: Romance of downtown toy stores has faded over years

Movies like to haul out the traditional scenes, but Amazon and ‘gift suites’ are now the present.

 

Harrop: Health care not only thing hurting Warren in polls

A willingness to post for selfies with fans isn’t proof of likability.

 

Harrop: U.S. military taking ‘friendly’ fire from Trump, GOP

The one-time party of superpatriots has turned against the military’s heroes, leaders and order.

Saunders: Boos hurled at Melania met with media’s silence

You can bet similar treatment of Michelle Obama would have been fully covered and roundly criticized.

Schwab: Some borscht to go with your Russian propaganda?

As long as Republicans are happy being spoon-fed by Putin, they might as well enjoy some beet soup.

Harrop: A holiday that celebrates gratitude for what we have

With the bulk of the year given over to accumulating more, Thanksgiving harks to our Pilgrim ethic.

Burke: The art of watching media in the fast lane

A racing movie — and its narrating dog — offer advice about keeping our eyes on where we want to go.

Saunders: Trump was wrong, but impeachment still a mistake

In the case of Clinton, the public saw it as partisan; that’s just as they’ll view Trump’s impeachment.

Schwab: A tale of two audiences; one of them ’Foxified’

We watched the same hearings, yet some observers appear blind to the signs of nascent dictatorship.

Harrop: Automakers alienating buyers by siding with Trump

Why would Toyota and others move away from cleaner vehicles? Because defying Trump has consequences.

Harrop: A message for Democrats in recent state-level wins

It’s more than a repudiation of Trump; it’s a reminder that voters will back moderate candidates.

Saunders: The conceit of courage in an age of impeachment

There’s no courage in supporting impeachment; there would be in putting trust in the 2020 voters.

Schwab: Even the memes seem to be on the side of impeachment

More than any event, impeachment exposes political hypocrisy. Will it finally expose Trump’s corruption?

Harrop: Don’t let Bloomberg’s billions blind you to his pluses

Dismissing Bloomberg because of his wealth ignores his record on leadership, climate change and guns.

Harrop: New York turned its back to Trump long before he left

Trump’s name has literally come down in the Big Apple; it’s no wonder he’s moving to Mar-A-Lago.

Burke: What’s worse than a lie? Not caring you’ve been lied to

Trump continues to lie because he get away with it; and his supporters have encouraged those falsehoods.

Saunders: There’s a good reason to identify the whistleblower

Judging the veracity of the allegation against Trump requires consideration of the whistleblower’s motives.

Schwab: Can’t have good government? Have a good laugh

White House and other D.C. comedy writers are keeping us chortling, dark and ironic as it is.

Harrop: Want to win in 2020? Use good manners, moderation

You don’t have to be a moderate to be well-mannered, but it comes easier to those in the middle.

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