As millions of Americans look up, if only momentarily, from their phones, maybe they can also look...
“So this, very concretely, is what the Trump's renunciation of foreign policy idealism means: delighted dictators, bolder attacks on a free press, expanded Russian influence and betrayed dissidents and exiles,” writes Michael Gerson.
“Whether they like it or not, white people are now in the uncomfortable position of being on the defensive about their views on race. They should be angry about this,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.
“Trump's decision to let go of his right-wing-populist-in-chief Steve Bannon sends a clear signal that the president's ‘populism’ has always been a ruse,” writes E.J. Dionne Jr.
“It's not unthinkable, should this trajectory continue, that a time could come when some Republican officeholders refuse to visit the White House,” writes Rich Lowry.
“Obama was not the friend CEOs think the president of the United States should be. But in Trump, they're finding out what it's like to have a real enemy,” writes Steve Chapman.
As millions of Americans look up, if only momentarily, from their phones, maybe they can also look beyond the pettiness of so much of their politics.
“The purpose of these proposals was to make acts of protest, and acts of protest alone, more lethal,” writes Catherine Rampell.
“Now Trump has opened his own chest for all to see. And the cavity is horrifyingly empty,” writes Michael Gerson.
“By inciting the racist right to mobilize, he has awakened its vastly more numerous opponents. He has also made it much harder for his more moderate white supporters to overlook his darkest impulses,” writes Steve Chapman.
“While college is an important and desirable rite of passage for many, policymakers must pay more attention to the segment of the population that is looking for different pathways into the middle class,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.