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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.

Rubin: Republicans losing grip on suburban strongholds

The Trumpized GOP — vulgar, anti-intellectual, racist and reactionary — fared poorly in Tuesday’s elections.

Downie: Age of Democratic voters, not candidates, major issue

More older voters are backing Biden, while younger voters are backing Sanders, Warren and others.

Harrop: Debate why, but Democrats’ records best on economy

Even if all you care about is your stock portfolio, you’ve done best under Democratic presidents.

Robinson: Biden’s odds against Trump keep him atop pack

Despite predictions others will win the nomination, Biden still is the pick of most in early polls.

Rubin: The silliest defense of Trump since, well, the last one

Even Republicans’ best articulation of the ‘Oh, what’s a little quid pro quo?’ sounds daft.

Saunders: Harris botched message, shunning college over Trump

The Democratic presidential candidate’s protest snubbed bipartisan criminal justice reformers.

Petri: Joke’s on you Democrats for seeking impeachment vote

You thought we were serious about our ‘procedural’ demands? Ha! Fooded you, suckers.

Schwab: On a hobby horse of popularity, directing a whirlwind

Alexander Hamilton saw Trump coming, or at least someone very much like him. When will Republicans?

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