Jonathan Capehart

01/13/2016 - 11:00am

    Just because there's been surprisingly little thunder against the gays of late doesn't mean no one has been busy conjuring up the lightning that precedes it. And just because the Republican presidential candidates have so far been relatively quiet about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans on the...

12/26/2015 - 10:00am

    A word of caution to those Democrats, particularly those supporting Hillary Clinton, openly rooting for Donald Trump to win the Republican presidential nomination. Yes, his campaign has been six months of ugly, gasp-worthy rhetoric that should make the Republican Party...

12/11/2015 - 4:00pm

    President Barack Obama has the impossible job of calming a freaked-out nation while trying to " destroy ISIL (the Islamic State) and any other organization that tries to harm us ," as he vowed in his Oval Office address Sunday night. And he has to do it in a...

12/08/2015 - 10:00am

    Politicians pander. They dredge up memories, adopt inflections and do other things that show the audience they know, understand or can relate to the audience. That's what they do. And, as gathering of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Washington on Thursday showed...

11/13/2015 - 6:30pm

    Donald Trump's immigration policy is morally reprehensible, legally indefensible and un-American. Yet the flagging front-runner continues to flog President Eisenhower's atrociously named "Operation Wetback" as a model for how he would go about...

11/05/2015 - 11:30am

    When it comes to comprehensive immigration reform, everything old is new again. All the obstruction and careless rhetoric about not trusting the president flung around by former House speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, was picked up by new Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. And just...

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