The Gospel of Winning: Trump's philosophy, and its policy implications

The Gospel of Winning: Trump's philosophy, and its policy implications

Brand yourself the best, and you will be, Trump believes. He wants Americans to believe it, too.

The message of the Women's Marches, articulated

January 20
For that, let's turn to the leader of St. Catherine University.

A roundup of reactions to the inauguration

January 20
Enter Trump.
Editorial
January 21

DeVos didn't stand a chance with Democrats at hearing

But many Americans want education reform, school choice.
Editorial
January 21

Even without Trump, there can be progress on climate change

States and cities, as well as other countries, should press forward.
John Rash
January 20

Rash Report: Europe on alert for Kremlin's election meddling

Consequential elections amid an "information war" and "amplification vortex."
RUTH MARCUS
January 20

In his inaugural address, Trump sank to the occasion

The absence even of the ritual incantation of national unity and calls for civility in the speech was both telling and alarming.
Lauren A. Wright
January 20

Melania Trump: A unique first lady for a unique president

She seems determined to live her own life, pleasing neither traditionalists not feminists. Good for her.
Editorial
January 19

Trump, GOP Congress have a few worthy ideas

Tax reform, education, bolstering military are ideas worth pursuing.
JASON SOLE and
January 19

Implicit bias raises its ugly head in the Scarsella case

Will a mostly white jury give credence to the defendant's claims that he shot unarmed black protesters in self-defense?
David Agerter
January 19

Counterpoint: To get health insurance right, you must have accurate info

Rep. Jason Lewis did a disservice to readers in several of his comments about Obamacare.
Nina Hamza
January 19

Despite it all, I hope Trump will speak for all of us

I poured my heart out to Barack Obama, and his reply gave me a sense of relief.
Kristi Pearson
January 19

Adding some 'glitz' to a library isn't the problem, it's a solution

Providing up-to-date "core services" leads to tremendous growth — and new readers.
Barton Swaim
January 19

With Trump: No honeymoon, no coming together, no illusions. What a relief!

Nobody thinks he's a unifier, or a savior, or even a good man. He'll need actual results to succeed.
Bob "Again" Carney Jr.
January 19

The transportation funding plan is moving fast

It may even work, especially with all the incentives for Republicans. But keep an eye on those obsolete, crazier-than-ever LRT schemes.
New York Times editorial
January 18

British prime minister offers a more realistic view of Brexit

Until Tuesday, Theresa May had been vague about nation's next moves.
GEORGE F. WILL
January 18

The Trump presidency: Few things are certain, but he will always flabbergast

Candidate Trump intimated a foreign policy less reliant on force of arms than his predecessors, but things are stacking up differently.
Editorial
January 16

Leonard Peltier should finish his life in prison

His case was about two murders, not mistreatment of Native Americans.
Christine M. Flowers
January 14

Race in America: A week to remember in an endless journey

Something I thought I noted in Obama's speech sums it up — a wistfulness at how close we come to perfection before willfully stepping away.
Editorial
January 13

Keep cheaters out of Baseball Hall of Fame

Steroid era is a black mark for the game and left many stars tainted.
Robert Moffit
January 13

Trump and Congress need to stabilize reeling Obamacare insurance markets

And soon, as Obamacare costs threaten to uninsure the insured.
Laura Hermer
January 13

Protect Minnesota's strong, proud history of health coverage

Absolutely voters should tell their representatives in Washington to oppose changes at the federal level.
John Rash
January 13

Rash Report: Eras diverge in a week of defining media moments

Dramatic differences in policy, personality await the nation.
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