The Opinions Essay
Could it take a decidedly worldly man to reverse the fortunes of evangelicals who feel that their earthly prospects have significantly dimmed?
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“I think conservatives for decades have felt bullied by the left, and the default response was to roll over and take it.”
— Robert Jeffress
“Even though Donald Trump is different than me, the Donald Trump White House tries to move toward evangelicals like me."
— Bart Barber
“The president is having to deal with a den of vipers. I’m not sure Pence could do that. It’s spiritual warfare."
— Bob Collins
“I see [Trump] as a figurehead, a representation of just a much larger … insidious movement, and ideology. None of this is new.”
— Lola Vinson
“I think [Trump] pretty much exemplifies this sin that we all carry with us. He just doesn’t know how to repress it.”
— Joe Aguilar
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Most pilgrims identify a ‘need for clarification’ as their motivation. To me, this rings true.
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Given this administration’s shabby hostility toward science and expertise, its changes to the Endangered Species Act are more than worrisome.
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We backlist authors are in no position to be choosy with our readership.
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Partners — even in difficult relationships — do not go to war against elected officials in the press.
The immigration enforcement raids at Mississippi chicken processing plants all took place in communities where there are plenty of people looking for work.
The nominee is usually a candidate who has made it into the top tier by now — or at least built a little bit of a base.
But exploiting any event with human costs can come off tone-deaf.
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If we have an economic downturn, it will be bad.
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It’s wrong to paint social-justice efforts as invitations to criminals.
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Finding joy in nature is the best way to promote a healthy environment.
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The Log Cabin Republicans have seen how the president’s policies benefited us.
  • 3 days ago
When you respond to Trump with your own conspiracy theories, you’re actually in his clutches. He owns you.
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The law has been abused as a weapon of racism and classism for decades.
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The progress has local officials optimistic about making Washington a swimming city again.
It might help assign responsibility for what may be U.S. health care’s most fateful systemic failure in recent history.
Growing pains can be expected.
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Two turbines near Virginia Beach should be just the start.
  • Aug 9
Allowing Medicaid to cover doulas could reduce maternal mortality in the District.
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The Community Reinvestment Act looks at the houses, not the incomes of the buyers.
  • Aug 9
The Virginia Crime Commission will have a chance to do something to stop preventable gun violence in the commonwealth. The nation will be watching.
  • Aug 9
If Republicans maintain the House and Senate majorities in Richmond, then expect more of the same on guns in the commonwealth.
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We've become more like the Britain we rebelled against than we might think.
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