E.J. Dionne Jr.

01/23/2015 - 3:28am

    You may think that government takes a lot of money from the wealthy and gives it to poor people. You might also assume that the rich pay a lot to support government while the poor pay a pittance.

    There is nothing wrong with you if you believe...

01/01/2015 - 10:42pm

    Meg Greenfield, the late Washington Post editorial page editor, counseled against writing in "High C" all the time. By this she meant that an editorialist or columnist who expressed equally noisy levels of indignation about everything would lack...

01/01/2015 - 10:30pm

    I once told a favorite pastor of mine that I liked him because he wasn't too pious.

    As soon as the words were out there, I wondered if I should have just kept my mouth shut -- I'm not...

01/01/2015 - 9:55pm

    Politics in a democracy is a team sport that leans heavily on individual high performers. This explains the paradoxical closing of President Obama's most difficult year in office.

    He ends...

12/24/2014 - 4:01pm

    Sen. Charles Schumer gave Democrats a talking-to about their obligation to stand up for government's role in helping struggling middle-income Americans -- and his message got swallowed up by a few paragraphs on health care.

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12/18/2014 - 4:41am

    How often will President Obama come to House Speaker John Boehner's rescue even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party?

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