Biden told us what we already know about the MAGA assault on voting rights. Now to stop it | Dick Polman
Democrat seize the moral high ground. But unlike their craven opponents, all too often they bring squirt guns to a shooting war.
Rupert Murdoch is launching Fox Weather. What could possibly go wrong? | Dick Polman
“How do you address the fact that weather changes are caused to some degree by humans when you have a media property with a history of challenging that fact?” one expert asked.
N.Y. indictment is just the start of Trump’s troubles | Dick Polman
it always helps to remember that Al Capone was finally brought down not for murder, but for unpaid taxes.
With debate over communion: Yet another reason for the Catholic church to lose members | Dick Polman
The church opposes the death penalty on principle, but has never sought to deny communion to Catholic politicians who support it.
Journalists can’t be neutral in the war on American democracy | Dick Polman
The old days of both sides false-balance journalism, the old days of writing “on the one hand, on the other hand," are over.
Texas is whitewashing its racist history | Dick Polman
Defending slavery was a major impetus for Texas' decision to break away from Mexico and establish an independent republic.
RIP, Va. Sen. John Warner. A Republican who worked across the aisle. Imagine that | Dick Polman
Warner, a veteran, retired in 2009. Imagine how he would’ve felt working with insurrectionist goons like Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley.
Democrats shouldn’t negotiate with terrorists over 1/6 panel | Dick Polman
Do the commission without them. If the insurrectionist abetters are not part of the probe process, it frees up the Democrats to be more firmly in charge.
Is Chris Christie pathetic, shrewd, or just pathetically shrewd? | Dick Polman
He’s so desperate for a piece of the action, so hungry for relevance, that he thinks he can have a bakery of cakes and eat them too.
Laud Liz Cheney for defending the truth. But don’t forget that her father lied us into war | Dick Polman
Dick the veep was a notorious liar who helped turn the GOP into the monster that’s poised to devour his daughter.
This is Amy Coney Barrett’s supreme conflict of interest | Dick Polman
It’s hard these days to keep track of all the decrepitude in public life, so forgive me if I highlight some new sleaze that has likely escaped your notice.
Of fake vaccine cards and the cult of American selfishness | Dick Polman
There is much to admire in the American creed, as we who love this country can attest. But the pandemic continues to expose the worst of us.