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Rubin: Lessons of Johnson’s win

December 26, 2019, 6:01am Columns

Focused on impeachment, Democrats may ignore the crucial lessons they need to learn from the smashing victory by Britain’s Trump clone, Boris Johnson, in elections this month. Read story

Camden: 12 Trivias of Xmas a holiday tradition

December 25, 2019, 6:01am Columns

In the spirit of the Christmas season, when the Bible says wolves can live peacefully with lambs, we here at Spin Control hope that Trump supporters can share a holiday dinner with Bernie bros without a fight breaking out before the plum pudding is served. Read story

Saunders: After rush, Dems play for time

December 24, 2019, 6:01am Columns

Imagine there is a murder trial that takes months and involves many witnesses, and then, at the end, the prosecutor announces that he’s done such a great job of arguing the defendant’s guilt, he’s not going to send the case to the jury. Read story

McFeatters: Great again, but with a plot twist

December 23, 2019, 6:01am Columns

Having been around Washington, D.C., for two of the nation’s three impeachments and the painful Richard Nixon saga, I have come to some conclusions about politics in America. Read story

Westneat: Dems didn’t tell enough of story

December 22, 2019, 6:01am Columns

As someone who believes President Donald Trump deserves to be impeached, I can also say this: The Democrats have blown it in making the case against him. Read story

Other papers say: PDC proposal scrutiny needed

December 22, 2019, 6:01am Columns

This editorial originally appeared in The Seattle Times: Read story

Ambrose: Some of Obama’s offenses were as bad as Trump’s

December 22, 2019, 6:01am Columns

Barack Obama repeatedly abused his executive power as president. That is worth noting because we now have House Democrats and their buddies in ideological clothing insisting that abuse of power is sufficient grounds for impeachment. They are talking about President Donald Trump, of course, and have cleverly selected a transgression equivalent to saying you are guilty because you abysmally do what all presidents do. Read story

Harrop: Innovation is better than boycotting fuel

December 22, 2019, 6:01am Columns

The two most left-leaning presidential candidates, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, seem to think that a ban on fracking would help solve the climate crisis. Hydraulic fracturing is a process that has enabled a revolution in the U.S. production of oil and especially natural gas. Read story

Rubin: How can House stop sham trial?

December 19, 2019, 6:01am Columns

I am hardly alone in noticing that between Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s “total coordination” with the White House and Sen. Lindsey Graham’s expression of open contempt for impeachment (I will NOT be fair!), impeachment is heading for a sham trial in the Senate — or rather, no trial at all. Read story

Saunders: FBI’s behavior in probe appalling

December 17, 2019, 6:01am Columns

A recent CNN story framed Attorney General Bill Barr’s criticisms of the FBI’s behavior in the Russia probe as “attacks,” which could have a “chilling effect” on law enforcement. The metaphor makes it sound as if an innocent institution is getting mugged. Read story