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Opinion - Free Press Commentary

Thiessen: Joe Biden's heresy

Published May. 18 2019

The left is starting to take aim at Democratic front-runner Joe Biden.

Thiessen: Trump didn't start this trade war; China did

Published May. 16 2019

Before President Trump announced that he was imposing 25% tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of Chinese goods,...

Stephens: The often wrong but never humbled

Published May. 14 2019

For more than two years, Democrats and their media friends have confidently insisted the U.S. economy under President Donald Trump...

Thiessen: There's trouble brewing in Joe Biden's presidential campaign

Published May. 13 2019

Joe Biden's presidential campaign is in trouble.

Thiessen: Trump can use the economy to change people's minds about him

Published May. 9 2019

With the end of the Mueller probe and the news that the U.S. economy is performing far beyond expectations, President...

McCardle: Sorry, Bernie, but most Americans like their health insurance the way it is

Published May. 7 2019

The 2020 presidential race looks increasingly like it will be the Medicare-for-all election, as an increasing number of Democratic primary...

Stephens: Facebook's unintended consequence

Published May. 7 2019

Over the past several years we've learned a lot about the unintended consequences of social media.

Thiessen: The Barr hearing was much ado about nothing

Published May. 4 2019

If Shakespeare had titled Attorney General William Barr's appearance on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he would have called...

Thiessen: A museum fuels hatred of America in a foreign land

Published May. 2 2019

The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a masterpiece of American architecture, a swirl of curved configurations crafted out of sheets of...

Stephens: Is the U.S. military like the French at Agincourt?

Published Apr. 30 2019

Early on a Sunday morning in 1932, a fleet of some 150 fighters, dive-bombers and torpedo planes struck the naval...

Thiessen: Impeaching Trump will only help him

Published Apr. 27 2019

President Trump has called the Mueller investigation a "witch hunt" nearly two hundred times on social media alone.

Thiessen: Secular tsunami coming across Atlantic

Published Apr. 25 2019

This recent Easter weekend, France was still reeling from the burning of the 800-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Its...

Stephens: Ilhan Omar, Harbinger of Democratic decline?

Published Apr. 23 2019

Spot the problem with the quoted remarks:

Thiessen: Trump is right to call out Democrats for their hypocrisy on sanctuary cities

Published Apr. 22 2019

It is mystifying why Democrats are so up in arms about President Trump's declaration that he is considering releasing illegal...

Brooks: Five lies American culture tells us every day

Published Apr. 21 2019

Four years ago, in the midst of the Obama presidency, I published a book called "The Road to Character."

Thiessen: Bernie Sanders needs Fox News to court Trump voters

Published Apr. 18 2019

That Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, went on Fox News for a town hall Monday night was controversial among Democrats.

Stephens: Millionaires, billionaires and Bernie

Published Apr. 15 2019

"I wrote a best-selling book. If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire, too." With those insouciant...

Thiessen: Kiss horrified the elites which is why Americans loved them

Published Apr. 11 2019

I have a confession to make. I'm a member of the Kiss Army.

Thiessen: Why was a well-deserved award rescinded from Mike Pompeo?

Published Apr. 8 2019

=How bad has Trump derangement syndrome gotten in Washington?

Thiessen: The movie abortion supporters don't want you to see

Published Apr. 3 2019

They gave the movie an "R" rating — which meant the trailer could only run before "R"-rated movies and no...

Stephens: The foreign policy fiasco that wasn't

Published Apr. 2 2019

It's been nearly a year since Donald Trump made the decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, to loud...

Thiessen: The Trump-Russia collusion Hall of Shame

Published Mar. 30 2019

The news that special counsel Robert Mueller "did not find that the Trump campaign, or anyone associated with it, conspired...

Brooks: We've all just made fools of ourselves - again

Published Mar. 27 2019

Maybe it's time to declare a national sabbath. Maybe it's time to step back from the scandalmongering and assess who...