OK, Trump twetes before he thinks. So what?

OK, Trump twetes before he thinks. So what?

So plenty, if you want to be taken seriously. But typos also can be haunting — and deeply embarassing— for lesser mortals.

Rash Report: The international impact of Trump's 'enemy' tweet

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Rash Report: The international impact of Trump's 'enemy' tweet
Presidential pressure on press freedom, reporter safety is at risk.

Good Lord! We've become a nation of cell-phone zombies

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Good Lord! We've become a nation of cell-phone zombies
You don't have to be a social psychologist to lament this awful phenomenon, just sane.
Lynda McDonnell
February 23

Illegal immigrants: We may pay a steep price for this craziness

Promising to "Make America Great Again" by expelling hard-working cleaning women and meat cutters is dishonest and cruel.
Victor Davis Hanson Tribune News Service (TNS)
February 23

Illegal immigrants: The truth is always more complex than the emotional hype

For the undocumented who are crime-free, employed and have established homes here, the public is likely to back an accomodation.
ADAM LIPTAK
February 23

The press is no 'enemy' to Trump's pick for the Supreme Court

Judge Neil Gorsuch has a record of strong support for the First Amendment
Editorial
February 22

Trump's taken solid steps to control foreign policy damage

Now he needs to show he'll listen to qualified voices in his administration.
Marc Thiessen
February 22

Journalists aren't 'enemies.' Some are just hypocrites.

Trump is wrong to use that kind of language. But so were Obama and Clinton.
Paul Ostrow and John Hayden
February 22

We're all being hosed by the stadium fiasco, but there is a fix

The Minneapolis mayor and City Council are trumpeting their progressive bona fides; they'd be wiser to get their financial priorities straight.
Laura Danielson
February 22

Get ready for pandemonium on immigration

New guidance from Homeland Security challenges prosecutorial discretion and makes every illegal immigrant a priority for deportation.
Editorial staff
February 21

A guide to Editorial and Commentary

An inside look at our work and how you can contribute.
Editorial
February 20

Credit Yale for understanding history, renaming Calhoun College

University showed respect for the past rather than compulsion to erase it.
Denise Johnson
February 19

A talk with Margot Lee Shetterly, the author of 'Hidden Figures'

Shetterly's bestseller is now an Oscar-nominated movie. She discusses the book, the film, her links to the true story and more.
Editorial
February 18

Trump team sends chilling messages on squelching protest

Administration embraces authoritarianism in the White House.
John Rash
February 18

Rash Report: At Camp Ripley training, 'NATO is standing together'

For the 44th year, Minnesota National Guard and Norwegian Home Guard troops train together.
Editorial
February 17

Trump shouldn't neglect Afghanistan

More U.S. troops and a more stable government are needed.
Paul John Scott
February 17

Rebel knell: The disobedient musician is an endangered species

Today's music cohort is so willing to play the game. Unlike the Replacements. Or Dylan. Or Prince.
Mark Dayton, Tony Lourey and Clark Johnson
February 17

Give Minnesotans another good choice on their health insurance

It's the "MinnesotaCare Buy-In," tapping a trusted program.
D.J. Tice
February 17

Here's to our nationally pertinent state political figures

Here are the Minnesota players on the national playbill.
LORI STURDEVANT
February 17

Steve Sviggum's likely return to the Board of Regents? Copacetic.

Quick pick was needed for the board, and he's the guy.
Editorial
February 17

MN Legislature should pre-empt cities on benefit mandates

A patchwork approach would hurt businesses across the state.
Gretchen Musicant
February 17

Repeal of ACA would imperil a little-known part with a huge impact

The Prevention and Public Health Fund helps communities prevent disease, not just treat it, and address other key health issues.
John Kass
February 17

Where's the liberal outrage over civil liberties in the Flynn case?

Flynn deserved his fate. But liberal Democrats, who long condemned Deep State surveillance, are happy, showing it's really all about power.
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