D.J. Tice

Commentary editor
Phone: 612-673-4456
D.J. Tice is the Star Tribune’s Commentary Editor and a member of the newspaper’s Editorial Board. He has been a writer, editor and publisher in Twin Cities journalism for more than 30 years. Tice was an editor at Corporate Report Minnesota and Twin Cities magazines, editor and publisher at the Twin Cities Reader, and an editorial writer and columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. From 2003-2009, he was the Star Tribune’s state political editor, directing coverage of the Legislature, state government, the Minnesota congressional delegation, and elections. He is the author of two books of popular history. His collection of ordinary Minnesotans’ memories, Minnesota’s Twentieth Century, published by the University of Minnesota Press, was awarded the Minnesota Book Award for history in 2000.

Recent content from D.J. Tice

Today's rhetoric? A pillow fight

Warren Harding's unearthed love letters are getting better reviews than his speeches sometimes got in the dignified days of yore.

Updated: July 18, 2014, - 05:54 PM

Liberals, a larger force for polarization? Hey, survey says.

Let's dig a little deeper into a recent Pew report and examine the whys and wherefores.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 06:28 PM

The Supreme Court: A house of gymnasts

From two cases this term, it looks like Supreme Court justices are undergoing contortions to deliver rulings that favor their biases on religion.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 05:23 PM

'Gentleman': A concept put asunder

Society could use more than a few good men who are neither wimps nor barbarians.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 06:28 PM

Battle lines of judicial activism, from our own Minnesota Supreme Court

The crucible: A case over whether drunken driving is ever acceptable, even to escape danger.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 10:24 AM

The journeys of a lock of hair, through war and life

Intended reunion didn’t occur, but maybe that wasn’t this keepsake’s calling.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 10:16 AM

America: Tough enough

The world, we're told, has “nagging doubts.” Nagging is the word for it, all right.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 07:00 PM

This year's key election battle in Minnesota: The state House

A look at some districts in play shows that majority control is up for grabs.

Updated: May 09, 2014, - 07:15 PM

For those who have faith in the free market, an asterisk

Inequality seems to be a real-life outcome, and loyalists shouldn't ignore it.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 06:50 PM

What you pay? Hard to say when it's health care

It's not like the other shopping you do — and no one who could change that is really trying to do so.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 07:16 PM

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