Robert Reich: The horror of the Boston Marathon is real. But the xenophobic fears it has aroused are not. I would have hoped United States senators felt an obligation to calm public passions than pander to them.
Treva Brandon Scharf: Confident people don’t bash themselves; they don’t let negative thinking and self-loathing screw up a good workout or undermine their progress.
Sharon Kyle: Seconds into the report Kaste sets a tone that would lead a reasonable person to believe that Bland was in some way to blame for the series of events leading to her arrest.
Joe Mathews: From onscreen icons to tech stars, the state’s obsession With larger-than-life characters is a way to avoid inconvenient truths.