Professionals can’t say so. But we can see it for ourselves.

Trump exploits Americans’ tendency to overestimate how many living here were born abroad.

Reagan inspired dissidents. Trump does the opposite.

The damage has been done. The stain cannot be washed out.

He campaigned on the Palin model, and his base will never leave him.

  • Jane Coaston
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We need compassion and wisdom from our president, not division and hatred.

  • Greg Stanton
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The justice’s decision to speak at Trump’s D.C. hotel speaks louder than his words.

  • Elizabeth Wydra
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The president’s love for the despotic regimes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates is perpetuating the crisis.

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A stretched-thin Navy must quickly identify the problems that have enabled recent tragic accidents.

If Trump pardons Joe Arpaio, America’s foremost racial profiler, it would further discredit his presidency.

Cambridge University has wisely abandoned censorship of a journal, despite China’s objections.

James Alex Fields Jr., center left, holds a shield at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville this month. Fields was charged with second-degree murder after authorities say he plowed a car into a crowd of people protesting the rally. (Go Nakamura via AP)
James Alex Fields Jr., center left, holds a shield at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville this month. Fields was charged with second-degree murder after authorities say he plowed a car into a crowd of people protesting the rally. (Go Nakamura via AP)
White nationalists have only gotten more dangerous since then.
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The Trump-as-toddler Twitter thread, explained and curated

The president is who he has always shown us he is.

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Thankfully, presidents sometimes have less to do with the economy than we think or they claim.

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There’s never been a golden age of free speech at American universities.

And why the right increasingly embraced it.

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We couldn’t necessarily destroy all of North Korea’s on the ground. Or in the air.

  • Catherine Dill, Joshua Pollack
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Despite their unchecked power, history shows that leaders live in fear of the button.

  • Garrett M. Graff
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I was a nuclear launch officer, so I know the problems with our system.

The debate over a $15 minimum shouldn’t be dominated by one shaky survey.

  • Yannet Lathrop
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“Take back” programs can go a long way toward keeping teens away from opioids.

  • Oye I. Owolewa
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This year’s governor’s race, and beyond.

  • Mark J. Rozell
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Evidence shows that a $15 mandate would lead to job loss.

  • Michael Saltsman
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Maryland can’t imprison its way out of a drug epidemic.

  • Pamela E. Queen
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