The First Lady and Sotomayor’s families and communities maintained their dignity, ambition and strength during difficult times. That these women retained their ethnic pride, as did most people in the communities, should not come as a surprise.
Michael Krikorian: There may be more doomed locales in town – the coroner’s identification room, a hospice where the only hope is that the end will soon come – but, for a mass gathering of gloom, nothing beats the CJ crowd on a Sunday.
Kathy Kelly: Ordinary Iranians might well think that whatever discontent they have with their own government the U.S. is their most implacable and most immediate enemy.
Berry Craig: Unions warned that Trump’s strategy with blue collar voters was divide-and-conquer, that he would shaft the whole working class.