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Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:58pm
    The most famous woman on the planet has a confounding problem. She can't figure out how to campaign as a woman.     In 2008, Hillary Clinton took advice from two men - Bill Clinton and Mark Penn - and campaigned...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:57pm
    The world's democracies, perhaps especially our own, face a peculiar set of contradictions that are undermining faith in public endeavor and unraveling old loyalties.     There is a decline of trust in...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:57pm
    Margaret Marshall, the former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, has heard the question before: Did she ever imagine that the nation's attitudes toward same-sex marriage would change so fast?  ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:56pm
    President Obama's acceptance of personal responsibility for the death of two noncombatants, one of them an American, in that drone strike on a terrorist site in Pakistan echoed how the fog of war has smothered his highest...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:56pm
    Imagine yourself as a regular commentator on public affairs - maybe a paid pundit, maybe a supposed expert in some area, maybe just an opinionated billionaire. You weigh in on a major policy initiative that's about to happen,...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:55pm
    Last week, the Baltimore police union president, Gene Ryan, compared those protesting the death of Freddie Gray to a "lynch mob."     Freddie Gray was the 25-year-old Baltimore man who died of grave,...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:53pm
    To: 2016 Presidential Candidates     From: The Image Rehabilitation Subcommittee of the RNC     Re: Our big, fat gay predicamentDear Gentlemen and Carly Fiorina,     No matter how...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:52pm
    Are women necessary?     Not with Ava around.     Even without hair on her head or flesh on her legs, Ava has enough allure and cunning to become a classic film noir robot vixen.   ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:52pm
    I am afraid you're eligible to read this column only if you can answer this question faced by eighth graders around the world:     What is the sum of the three consecutive whole numbers with 2n as the middle...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:51pm
    Everyone, it seems, has a proposed solution to Europe's tragic "boat people" crisis. Some are breathtakingly bad.     Making a grab for top honors is controversial conservative columnist Katie Hopkins...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:50pm
    A high school junior demolishing a bagel described the pressure.     "Yeah, it's stressful, because you have to do it right," he explained on his way to class at Yorktown High School in Arlington,...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:50pm
    In June, for the third time since 2012, the Export-Import Bank of the United States, an export credit agency that backs loans to foreign entities that help cement deals with U.S. exporters - and thus helps create American jobs - must...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:49pm
    Now that Hillary Clinton has finally declared her presidential candidacy for 2016, the country can look forward to another interminable stretch of pre-election shadow boxing, until the first voting in the Iowa caucuses early next...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:44pm
    Drone strikes, by their nature, are bound to kill innocent civilians. It is all too easy to ignore this ugly fact -- and the dubious morality of the whole enterprise -- until the unfortunate victims happen to be Westerners.  ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 8:43pm
    Republican presidential hopefuls are struggling with how to position themselves on same-sex marriage, an issue that is bedeviling a party hoping to avoid social controversies as the 2016 election approaches.    ...
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