By Leonard Pitts September 15, 2014 6 a.m.
If. Two letters long, it is arguably the most fruitless word in the English language, an evocation of paths not taken, possibilities foreclosed, regrets stacked high — and it lies like a pall of smoke over President Obama's Wednesday-night announcement that this country is returning to war, albeit with airstrikes only, in a place we just left behind in 2011 after spending almost nine years, over a trillion dollars, and 4,425 lives.
By Leonard Pitts September 8, 2014 6 a.m.
I have a question for my Republican friends. Yes, that sounds like the setup for a smackdown, but though the question is pointed, it is also in earnest. I'd seriously like to know:
By Leonard Pitts September 1, 2014 6 a.m.
Sometimes you read a sentence and you think to yourself: Only here, only us.
By Leonard Pitts August 25, 2014 6 a.m.
A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo.
By Leonard Pitts August 18, 2014 6 a.m.
Looks like police in Ferguson, Mo., took it upon themselves to suspend the First Amendment Wednesday night.
By Leonard Pitts August 11, 2014 6 a.m.
"...but we tortured some folks." — President Barack Obama
By Leonard Pitts August 4, 2014 6 a.m.
A few words about the "poor door."
By Leonard Pitts July 28, 2014 6 a.m.
It's a revealing video.
By Leonard Pitts July 21, 2014 6:01 a.m.
So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again.
By Leonard Pitts July 14, 2014 6 a.m.
It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy.