Jonathan Capehart

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


“We are certain you will enjoy her brief talk on gentlemanly conduct, good manners and etiquette.“

  • Dec 19, 2014

The free flow of ideas will do more to erode the Castroses’ hold than anything thrown at them over the last half century.

  • Dec 18, 2014

If Bush actually jumps in the race and wins the nomination, Democrats ought to worry. But that’s a big if.

  • Dec 17, 2014

“A call for justice shouldn’t offend or disrespect anybody,” said Andrew Hawkins. “A call for justice shouldn’t warrant an apology.“

  • Dec 16, 2014

The passions unleashed for the past three months by students and others who want a say in their government can’t be re-corked.

  • Dec 16, 2014

The protesters are the gorgeous mosaic of America and cut across every demographic.

  • Dec 5, 2014

These men were still given a badge and gun and were in a position to take the life of a black male without being held accountable.

  • Dec 4, 2014

“Clearly a black man’s life is not worth a ham sandwich.”

  • Dec 4, 2014

There is no justice because that would imply there was a trial by a jury.

  • Dec 3, 2014

Twelve witnesses told investigators that Michael Brown had his hands up.

  • Dec 2, 2014
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Jonathan Capehart is a member of the Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog. He is also an MSNBC contributor, appearing regularly on Morning Joe and other dayside programs. Prior to joining The Post in 2007, Capehart was the deputy editor of New York Daily News’s editorial page from 2002 to 2005. He worked as a policy adviser to Michael Bloomberg in his successful campaign for mayor of New York City, he was a national affairs columnist for Bloomberg News from 2000 to 2001, and he was a member of the Daily News editorial board from 1993 to 2000. Capehart and the Daily News editorial board won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing for their series on the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
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