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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
    With cries of "fake news" coming from all sides, schools are stepping up - teaching media literacy to help students distinguish rumor from fact, hoax from reality.     As President Donald Trump's...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
    The gravity of the issues raised by the events that led to national security adviser Michael Flynn's resignation cannot be overstated or ignored. Revelations about Flynn's contact with the Russians and reports indicating that...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:00am
    The Lord is my shepherd. OK? Totally. Big league. He is a tremendous shepherd. The best. No comparison. I know more than most people about herding sheep. And that's why I won the election in a landslide and it's why my...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 10:00am
    The mystery at the core of the Trump-Russia story is motive.     President Donald Trump certainly seems to have a strange case of Russophilia. He has surrounded himself with aides who have Russian ties. Those aides...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 9:00am
    Questions to ask after one month of Trump:     -- Is Stephen Colbert our new Edward R. Murrow?     -- Is Stephen Miller a human or a hologram?     -- The same for Kellyanne Conway:...
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00am
    Take a good look at all 45 presidents so far. Regardless of party, they all have one thing in common. From George Washington to Ronald Reagan to Bill Clinton to Donald Trump, they all had their problems with the media.  ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 8:00pm
    We buried one of my heroes on Friday. She was my mother-in-law.     In the case of Helen Boyle, hero might be a form of understatement. Rather than begin with gushing words and bloated adjectives, permit me to recite...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
    President Donald Trump's fake-news pivot isn't subtle. First he benefited from fake news stories during the campaign; then as president-elect and now president, he has constantly used the epithet against mainstream media...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Norm Eisen likens the appropriate response to President Donald Trump's ethics challenges to the broken-windows theory of crime prevention: If you stop the misdemeanors and minor felonies it might deter the serious stuff....
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
    President Donald Trump asserts that the U.S. economy is a disaster and that he alone can fix it. The truth is that the U.S. economy is doing better than most Americans realize, and activist attempts to fix what ain't broke are...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Mother Jones's Kevin Drum spotted a great quote from Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, who is concerned about Republican hypocrisy: "I hope we're not going to a place where all of the sudden, because we're in office, we...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 10:00am
    At what point does a body of evidence become massive enough to count as proof? When has a question been answered enough times that it can be put to rest?     When it comes to the safety and effectiveness of vaccines...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
    There’s a bright side to everything. It’s true that Donald Trump could turn out to be the worst U.S. president ever. But think how happy that’s going to make James Buchanan fans.     Buchanan’...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Under President Trump, American foreign policy is returning, many commentators say, to the isolationism that preceded World War II. This line of interpretation (and often attack) emerged during the election: While Hillary Clinton...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
    The tea party wave of 2010 cost the Democrats the House, and then Republicans gerrymandered congressional districts to remain in power. But drawing districts with the intention of helping your party is an act of statistical modeling...
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