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There's Little Dignity Left in Coal Mar. 30, 2017

Froma Harrop

It was a pathetic scene, coal miners flanking President Donald Trump as he signed an order to disman... Read More

Perceptions Are That Trump's Policies Are Working Mar. 17, 2017

Michael Barone

Perceptions matter. People make decisions, even life-altering decisions, based on what they perceive... Read More

What Has Trump Done for the American People? Mar. 02, 2017

Froma Harrop

The punditry remains obsessed over Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and their alleged boss, Donald Trump... Read More

There's Nothing Free Feb. 22, 2017

Walter E. Williams

It was Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman who made famous the adage, "There's no such thing as... Read More

Obamacare Repeal Is a Jobs Program Feb. 15, 2017

Betsy McCaughey

On Saturday, Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders called for nationwide protests to ... Read More

Free Trade's Effect on 'Earned Success' Feb. 10, 2017

Michael Barone

Amid all the hurly-burly of President Donald Trump's first weeks in office, let's try to put the cha... Read More

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Will Backfire Jan. 29, 2017

Steve Chapman

Government failures come in two basic forms. The first kind is not achieving the intended result ... Read More

The Folly of 'Buy American and Hire American' Jan. 26, 2017

Steve Chapman

Now that the campaign is over, Donald Trump is no longer willing to fake it. Last year, he insisted,... Read More

Hitting Our Heads Against a Border Wall Jan. 26, 2017

Froma Harrop

Illegal immigration from Mexico is yesterday's problem. Last year, more Mexicans left the United Sta... Read More

International Trade Thuggery Jan. 18, 2017

Walter E. Williams

President-elect Donald Trump's threats against American companies looking to relocate in foreign cou... Read More

A Stronger Economy Will Also Destroy Jobs Jan. 01, 2017

Steve Chapman

In South Africa, people who speak Afrikaans use the word "robot" to mean the same thing it means in ... Read More

Americans Are No Longer on the Move Dec. 30, 2016

Michael Barone

Americans see themselves as people on the move. When the going gets tough or when opportunity beckon... Read More

Cabinet Nominees in for Rude Awakening Dec. 16, 2016

Linda Chavez

President-elect Donald Trump is filling his Cabinet with lions of industry and finance, not surprisi... Read More

Please, No More Miracles Dec. 14, 2016

Walter E. Williams

President-elect Donald Trump has warned companies that they are not going to leave the United States... Read More

Trump's Self-Defeating Trade Policy Dec. 11, 2016

Steve Chapman

Opposition to free trade was to Donald Trump's campaign what burgers are to McDonald's: not the enti... Read More

A Few Ways the Trump Administration Could Help Minorities Dec. 08, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans running for president haven't done very well with minority voters, and although Presiden... Read More

Carrier Deal Shows How Tax Cuts Save Jobs Dec. 07, 2016

Daily Editorials

Pundits of all stripes have different takes on President-elect Donald Trump's maneuver to keep 1,000... Read More

Why Trump Won't Bring Jobs Dec. 05, 2016

Joe Conason

Within a day after Donald Trump's triumphal visit to Indiana, where he claimed credit for "saving" 8... Read More

Will Donald Trump Do for Infrastructure What He Did for Wollman Rink? Nov. 29, 2016

Michael Barone

In May 1986, a 39-year-old Manhattan real estate developer named Donald Trump promised to get Wollma... Read More

A 'Change Election'? Just the Opposite Nov. 24, 2016

Steve Chapman

Was this a "change election"? Donald Trump's victory is widely attributed to the public's thirst for... Read More