James Downie

Opinions editorWashington, D.C.


And why it could come back to haunt them.

  • Aug 21, 2015

While the white person gets to carry a gun to preserve the system, the black person who protests that system faces arrest.

  • Aug 12, 2015

Unless his rivals become suddenly unselfish, the GOP is stuck with Trump for a while.

  • Aug 11, 2015

What happened? While it would be tempting to pick one big cause, Rubio’s stumble is probably due to a combination of factors.

  • Jul 30, 2015

Conditions are ripe for another crisis.

  • Jul 3, 2015

The Justice Department could send a powerful statement.

  • Jun 26, 2015

Cartoon for May 27, 2015.

  • May 26, 2015

Cartoon for May 22, 2015.

  • May 21, 2015

The Florida senator is supposed to be the future of his party, but on foreign policy he sings the same song as Jeb (and George W.) Bush.

  • May 20, 2015

The real reason return-free filing isn’t an option.

  • Apr 15, 2015
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