At times I miss it. Of course I miss it. There are few moments in life that compare with standing on the sideline at the end of a nail-biting Seahawks game. But I never have regrets about leaving the Sports section for the Opinion page a couple of years ago.
It is confusing, simplistic, and little more than empty rhetoric -- which shouldn't come as a surprise to anybody who has actually listened to Donald Trump speak. And yet it obviously is resonating with plenty of voters.
There is an editorial cartoon pinned up at my desk depicting Ma and Pa America opening their mail. Ma says, "We sure saved money by dropping the newspaper last year," and Pa, perusing a letter, says, "Whoa! How'd they raise our property taxes without us knowing about it?"