Donald Kaul

03/22/2016 - 3:00pm

    I was late to the Nancy Reagan Admiration Society. She had arrived on the political scene, after all, on the arm of Ronald Reagan, a man I neither liked nor admired.

    I thought he was a phony — a B-movie star who seemed either unwilling or unable to...

01/17/2016 - 8:00pm

    Is 2015 over yet? Is it safe to come out now?

    What a bummer. Mass shootings, cops using unarmed civilians for target practice, the Middle East in rubble, terrorist attacks, Donald Trump.

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01/03/2016 - 4:00pm

    It’s time — past time, really — to name the person of the year. (TIME Magazine does it. Why not me?)

    There were many worthy candidates in 2015: the Pope, the Donald, and Luke Skywalker, to...

12/12/2015 - 7:00pm

    People say this is a do-nothing Congress. That’s unfair.

    Why, the sirens in San Bernardino had hardly gone silent before lawmakers were clamoring about a bill that might address the confluence of...

11/21/2015 - 1:00pm

    When Paris suffered attacks that killed 17 last January — at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket — it responded with great class.

    Parisians filled the streets, locked...

11/05/2015 - 4:15pm

    We were treated to a classic man-bites-dog moment at the latest Republican presidential debate.

    There the moderators were, CNBC’s finest, lying in ambush with their carefully crafted “when did...

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