Robert M. Nelson: The Democrats ran their 2016 campaign as a profit-making enterprise benefitting political consultants in the big states which had high-priced advertising markets. The analytic data told the Republicans they could get more bang for the buck in small states.
Mel Gurtov: Trump is not another Hitler, but his wanton destruction of democratic processes, his efforts to undermine institutions of international cooperation, and his thinly veiled incitements of supporters to violence are all too reminiscent of the Nazi era.
Skip Hickenbottom: The forum was well-attended and allowed both the Community and the police officers to speak their (often different) truths in the same room at the same time.
Berry Craig: McConnell hit gutter-bottom when he linked the protestors—and by extension the Democrats—to the unhinged gunman who shot and wounded—one seriously—some Republican lawmakers practicing for a baseball game last year.
Charles Jaco: Thanks to a majority of white voters terrified of losing their racial privilege in a multi-ethnic America, all three branches of the federal government are now in the hands of the kind of people we fought World War II against.
Walter Moss: Yet, if we care about our future and that of our kids and grandkids (and who, whether Republican or Democrat, does not?), we must get out and vote in the upcoming mid-term elections. And if our caring is enlightened, we will vote Democratic.
Lawrence Wittner: Although it appears that some workers (a reported 4 percent) did receive pay raises thanks to the tax cuts, it’s estimated that corporations spent 88 times more on stock buybacks than on pay increases for workers.
Mary A. Fisher: The only Democrat and sole Latino member of the California high court, Moreno was accustomed to beating expectations.
Christina Leimer: How can the Democratic Party that claims to represent the smart people in this country be so politically deaf, so unable to anticipate, or communication inept?
Brent Budowsky: Klobuchar began by mentioning the challenges with alcoholism faced by her father and proceeded to ask Kavanaugh, in a respectful and serious manner, whether he had ever used so much alcohol that he could not remember what had happened during the time he had been drinking.
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Larry Aubry: Blacks’ disunity involves a broad denial of the significance of race and the reasonable argument that until whites see their own well-being threatened by the status quo, Blacks will remain spectators not equal participants in the political power equation.
Steve Hochstadt: This election campaign brings us a special seasonal offering of nationwide lying, the attack ad, on behalf of people hiding behind the people in tiny print.