David Love: While men are clearing their desks in the halls of power, Thomas should join them
Joe Mathews: The ex-financier has run the L.A. Times, the L.A. Department of Water and Power, and Now L.A. Schools. All he lacks is know-how.
Kevin Anderson: Trump and his ultra-hawkish National Security Advisor, John Bolton, seem to have plans for Iran that go beyond merely economic pressure. Netanyahu’s Israel, the only state in the region that actually has nuclear weapons, has at times seemed ready to attack Iran.
RJ Eskow: When it comes to deep corruption, which perverts government’s role for the benefit of the privileged few, Mick Mulvaney is a master of the art. In fact, he’s made it his ideology.