Clarence Page

01/14/2017 - 2:00pm

    Thank you, Meryl Streep.

    I often have been annoyed by Hollywood stars who use award shows to make political statements, although I have made exceptions for those who support causes that I also happen to support. Call me human.

    I would have been...

12/15/2016 - 12:00pm

    As low as my expectations might be for the Donald Trump presidency, he finds new ways to drop the bar even lower.

    Take his cabinet nominees. Please.

    They aren't all bad. Retired Marine Corps...

12/13/2016 - 9:00am

    Republican president-elect Donald Trump, as everyone knows, launched his campaign with insults to women, Muslims, Mexicans and other minorities -- and without apologies to anybody. He won election anyway.

    Now we have Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota...

12/08/2016 - 3:00pm

    Should political candidates appeal to particular racial, ethnic or gender groups? Or should they broaden their message to appeal to all groups?

    Such are the questions that presidential campaigns ask themselves in the circular firing squad of blame...

12/05/2016 - 2:00pm

    Maybe now when I tell you that we're not in a post-racial society, you'll pay attention, OK?

    The latest evidence includes an intriguing debate over how to identify the loosely organized but increasingly prominent alt-right movement.

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12/01/2016 - 3:00pm

    Much has been said about how we Americans, particularly we Americans in the mainstream media, should not "normalize" Donald Trump. I think it's way too late for that.

    Look around. Most Republicans already have normalized Trump. So have...

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