Democrats must stop promoting Republican extremists

If these candidates present existential threats to democracy, why are Democrats helping them?

By theEditorial BoardJune 29, 2022

How one doctor wrecked the pandemic response

How did the "herd immunity" approach get embraced by President Donald Trump? The House select subcommittee on the pandemic points to Dr. Scott Atlas.

By theEditorial BoardJune 29, 2022

More migrant bodies, and cynicism, discovered at the southwest border

Migrants’ desperation for a better life, along with a variety of other factors, have factored in the grisly toll at the southwest border.

By theEditorial BoardJune 29, 2022

Cuba reprime a artistas disidentes mientras el mundo está distraído

Cuba le ha impuesto duras penas de prisión a Maykel 'Osorbo' Castillo y Luis Manuel Otero. Sin duda, el régime asume que recibirán poca atención de un mundo distraído por la guerra en Ucrania, la inflación y otros problemas graves.

By theEditorial BoardJune 29, 2022

Jan. 6 testimony shows that Donald Trump is unhinged. Voters must listen.

A day of damning testimony about the former president, the likes of which is unparalleled in modern times.

By theEditorial BoardJune 28, 2022

How the West can (still) be one

Four months into a invasion Mr. Putin launched on a bet that the West would crack, however, the big picture is that he lost that particular gamble. Transatlantic unity is holding.

By theEditorial BoardJune 28, 2022

The Supreme Court is eroding the wall between church and state

Another ruling in favor of those who want government resources to advance their religious practices.

By theEditorial BoardJune 28, 2022

More damning details emerge about the police response in Uvalde

It is important, though, not to overlook the real issue behind the murder of 21 innocents.

By theEditorial BoardJune 28, 2022

With the world distracted, Cuba cracks down on dissident artists

Spend a few moments understanding the nature of these brave men’s protests — and why the dictatorship finds them particularly threatening.

By theEditorial BoardJune 27, 2022

More and more, artificial intelligence is keeping the world under watch

A report highlights global “swing states,” neither democracies nor autocracies, where the rule of law exists but so do loopholes that raise the risk that surveillance technologies will be used for ill.

By theEditorial BoardJune 27, 2022

Suing federal officers is nearly impossible. Congress can fix that.

Plaintiffs hoping to hold federal law enforcement accountable face an additional barrier: proving their case belongs in court in the first place.

By theEditorial BoardJune 27, 2022

The pandemic is in a twilight zone. Enjoy it — but stay safe.

Everyone is looking forward to a summer without masks or terrifying case spikes.

By theEditorial BoardJune 26, 2022

The racial ignorance of Virginia’s health czar

Virginia's top health official is a know-nothing on racial issues. That's a problem in grappling with racially disparate treatment and health outcomes in the commonwealth.

By theEditorial BoardJune 26, 2022

The problem with self-driving cars? Many don’t drive themselves.

The fact that a car can take care of some things can lull people into thinking the car will take care of all things.

By theEditorial BoardJune 26, 2022

GOP support for a gun bill offers hope for bigger reforms

Those measures — along with billions of new federal dollars to expand mental health programs and improve school safety — will save lives.

By theEditorial BoardJune 25, 2022

The Post endorses David Blair for Montgomery County executive

His detailed, proactive plan is the right medicine to revitalize the county.

By theEditorial BoardJune 25, 2022

Bolsonaro dismantled protections in the Amazon. Now, two men are dead.

The victims were promoting conservation, protecting Indigenous land and repelling illegal activity.

By theEditorial BoardJune 25, 2022

The Post’s endorsements in the Democratic primary for Montgomery County Council

Voters would do well to pick candidates committed to solving the real-world problems of Montgomery residents.

By theEditorial BoardJune 24, 2022

The Supreme Court’s radical abortion ruling begins a dangerous new era

It is hard to exaggerate how wrongheaded and radical this ruling is.

By theEditorial BoardJune 24, 2022