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Voters Have Decided on Trump Jul. 18, 2020

Mark Shields

By now, Republican officeholders are daily and in ever-increasing numbers coming up with reasons why... Read More

The Look of Things, Headed Toward November Jul. 14, 2020

William Murchison

A man of the mass entertainment world, President Donald Trump, would be familiar with vaudeville, wh... Read More

The Buck Doesn't Stop Here Jul. 11, 2020

Mark Shields

Dan Buck is a philosopher friend of mine with a rare gift for explaining the political world. Back w... Read More

The Professor's War Against Truth Jul. 02, 2020

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

Washington — Here we are, halfway through 2020, and what is the latest finding on the achievem... Read More

Are Democrats Smart Enough to Take Yes for an Answer? Jun. 06, 2020

Mark Shields

Here's the fail-safe test for whether a political party is growing and strengthening or shrinking in... Read More

Many Republicans DO Have a Sense of Humor May. 09, 2020

Mark Shields

An American politician can help herself politically by being able to believably use self-deprecating... Read More

Do Democrats Not Understand the 2020 Voters? Feb. 29, 2020

Mark Shields

Historically, we Americans have been among the world's most optimistic people. Why? One reason could... Read More

Thatcher and Reagan: Why Do They Hate Them So? Feb. 20, 2020

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

Washington — I am rounding the last turn of Charles Moore's magisterial biography of Margaret ... Read More

Dems' New Talking Point on the Trump Economy: Obama Built It Feb. 13, 2020

Larry Elder

The "expert" predictions of economic disaster should Donald Trump win the 2016 election did not occu... Read More

The Economy's Unsung Hero Is Low Interest Rates Jan. 28, 2020

Stephen Moore

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, President Donald Trump again talked po... Read More

Iran Mimics U.S in Bid to Avoid Responsibility for Shooting Down Airliner Jan. 15, 2020

Daily Editorials

All 176 aboard a passenger plane were killed by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile Wednesday, hours af... Read More

Trump, Like Reagan, Exercises Peace-Through-Strength Jan. 10, 2020

Daily Editorials

Looking and sounding presidential, surrounded by the military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Don... Read More

Help (Urgently) Needed: US Head of State Dec. 28, 2019

Mark Shields

The American president, in addition to serving as commander in chief, is expected to be this nation'... Read More

Paul Volcker Was a Great Man Dec. 10, 2019

Froma Harrop

Paul Volcker administered the tough medicine when the American economy badly needed it. It was 1980,... Read More

The Age Issue Oct. 05, 2019

Susan Estrich

Is there such a thing as being too old to be president? In the fall of 1984, in his closing statemen... Read More

Politics as It Should Be Practiced Sep. 07, 2019

Mark Shields

Back when Richard Nixon was president, a Washington saloon five minutes' walk from the White House n... Read More

Could the 2020 Election Be Another 1980? Aug. 31, 2019

Mark Shields

The final results of the 1980 presidential election between the Democratic President Jimmy Carter an... Read More

Trump's Promise Aug. 21, 2019

John Stossel

President Donald Trump promised he'd get rid of bad rules. "Remove the anchor dragging us down!" he... Read More

A Uniquely American Story May. 04, 2019

Mark Shields

Feb. 19, 1942, was not President Franklin Roosevelt's finest day. Some 10 weeks after Japan's attack... Read More

Gloom, But No Doom, for Social Security May. 01, 2019

Social Security and You

In the spring each year, flowers and trees bloom. And so do gloom and doom stories about the future ... Read More