Tariffs are a crude club, one that invites retaliation. Trump’s use of them reveals that he sees the U.S. as weak, not strong.
It is grotesque that Trump could not bring himself to warn Putin publicly that continued interference with our elections is unacceptable.
We need judges who will ensure that those who violated their rights are held responsible.
We must take back the Congress and the statehouses and rally the democratic bodies against the usurpations of the ideological majority of the court.
The danger of a failed summit is that Trump’s “war cabinet” would use a failure to goad Trump into confrontation.
The damage that is being done at home and abroad is immense, but as the old gospel song teaches, “We’ve come too far, we can’t turn back now.”
By voting, we gain power. By choosing not to vote, we surrender it. We cannot afford to do less than our best.
Without representation, the 3.4 million people in Puerto Rico must depend on the kindness of their fellow citizens.
Disagreements on policy and on principle, however, do not erase the reality that John McCain is a man of the Republic, serving it with honor.
Puerto Rico isn’t a public relations problem for the president; it is a human crisis for millions of American citizens.