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Opinion - Times Commentary

Blow: White supremacy beyond a white majority

Published May. 18 2019

The white male racist patriarchy will not be denied. It is having a moment. It has its own president.

Friedman: President Trump, come to Willmar, Minnesota

Published May. 16 2019

In 1949 my aunt and uncle moved from Minneapolis to this town in west-central Minnesota, where they started a small...

Ignatius: On the world stage, Trump's disruptive style has diminishing returns

Published May. 16 2019

President Trump has styled himself in foreign policy as the Great Disrupter. And for a time, this unpredictable approach served...


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Cottle: Can Nancy Pelosi keep the Democrats in line?

Published May. 14 2019

"Own the center-left. Own the mainstream."

Dionne: If impeachment comes, it's on Trump and the GOP

Published May. 11 2019

Our nation does not have to face a constitutional crisis, but we are barreling toward one at breakneck speed.

Collins: Donald Trump, king of the losers

Published May. 10 2019

Hard to believe, but it seems Donald Trump was an even worse businessman than we thought.

Friedman: How to defeat Trump

Published May. 9 2019

Growing up, I was always fascinated with the magician-psychic Uri Geller, who was famous for bending spoons with his supposed...

Goldberg: Trump helps bigots go viral

Published May. 8 2019

In 2017, Canadian right-wing activist and filmmaker Lauren Southern joined a group of young European nationalists on a boat in...

Blow: Defending the free press

Published May. 7 2019

The media is not the enemy of the people. The enemy of the people is ignorance — obliviousness to truth,...

Brooks: Lee, Volkswagen only hurting workers

Published May. 6 2019

In an extraordinary act of coercion, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee led an anti-union meeting last Monday at Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant....

Collins: Welcome to Spring quiz

Published May. 3 2019

Hey, winter's over. Think of this quiz as a current-events spring fling:

Goldberg: Trump's anti-abortion incitement

Published May. 1 2019

Last week, The Washington Post's tally of Donald Trump's false and misleading claims hit a milestone, topping 10,000.


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Rampell: Stephen Moore wants people to pay more attention to his economic policies. Challenge accepted.

Published May. 1 2019

Stephen Moore wants the media to pay less attention to his idiotic comments about gender and more attention to his...

Krugman: Armpits, white ghettos and contempt

Published Apr. 29 2019

"If you live in the Midwest, where else do you want to live besides Chicago? You don't want to live...

Collins: Joe Biden joins the really big crowd

Published Apr. 26 2019

OK, see how many Democratic presidential candidates you can name.

Friedman: Trump is wasting our immigration crisis

Published Apr. 25 2019

On April 12, I toured the busiest border crossing between America and Mexico - the San Ysidro Port of Entry,...

Krugman: Trump and 'the great Republican abdication'

Published Apr. 24 2019

So all the "fake news" was true. A hostile foreign power intervened in the presidential election, hoping to install Donald...

Blow: Impeach Donald Trump?

Published Apr. 23 2019

The Mueller report has been released, with redactions of course, and it is a damning document.

Collins: Politics lost in translations

Published Apr. 19 2019

Wouldn't it be nice to have a president who could speak another language?

Krugman: Republicans are the real extremists

Published Apr. 17 2019

All of Donald Trump's major policies have failed substantively, politically, or both.

Blow: Demonizing minority women

Published Apr. 16 2019

Last month at an event hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, one of the first...


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Egan: How to break the Republican lock on God

Published Apr. 13 2019

We know that slaveholders in the American South used Scripture to justify keeping their fellow humans in bondage.

Rampell: Herman Cain and Stephen Moore follow Trump's lazy conspiracy theorizing

Published Apr. 11 2019

The problem with putting Stephen Moore and Herman Cain on the Federal Reserve Board — as President Trump aims to...