Editorial: Is there a good work-around to Electoral College?

‘Faithless electors’ and the National Popular Vote seek an easier path than amending the Constitution.


Editorial cartoons for Friday, Aug. 23

A sketchy look at the day in politics.


Harrop: Automakers join Danes in telling Trump, ‘No deal’

First it was Greenland, then Trump lost automakers who said they prefer California’s mileage rules.


Ignatius: If Russia wants return to G-8, its hacking must end

A return to the fold should require a commitment that Russia stop its egregious cyber-interference.

In restoring salmon, exempt tribes from limits

I am angered, moved and remain hopeful by the Patagonia film, “Artfishal,” which takes an unflinching look at the heart-wrenching challenges to the survival of… Continue reading

It’s not healthy to manipulate people

When people try to manipulate someone, for whatever reason they have, I find it very cheap and insulting when they try to use sex. Maybe… Continue reading

Milbank: After so much winning, what’s a deity to do but quit?

Having risen to godlike status, Trump should quit while he’s ahead; or before it all comes crashing down.

Plenty of reasons to impeach Trump

Mueller report, Schmueller report! We don’t need it. Without recourse to a single bit of classified information we have ample reason to remove the current… Continue reading

Teacher raises should get blame for Edmonds schools’ woes

Jerry Cornfield’s article in Sunday’s Herald (“Layoffs and larger classes help Edmonds solve fiscal problem”) failed to mention that the Edmonds School District budget problems… Continue reading

Editorial: High school’s period club seeks adult discussion

The Kamiak club wants to end the stigma around menstruation and ease access to a basic necessity.

Editorial cartoons for Thursday, Aug. 22

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Eugene Robinson’s columns just anti-Trump diatribes

Once again I call your attention to the shallow, one-side diatribes of Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson. As I’ve mentioned before, there is not even… Continue reading

McArdle: The problem with not putting shareholders first

‘Corporate social responsibility’ is fine as long as it doesn’t divert what belongs to the shareholder.

Media factions are source of our polarization

My fellow Americans, you are being duped and in a big way. Our information super-highway is divided into two very distinct directions. We have a… Continue reading

Milbank: Greatest threat to U.S.-Israel alliance is Netanyahu

The Israeli leader is driving a wedge between legacy supporters in the U.S., especially in Congress.

Tambark elementary right to require school uniforms

My hat is off to the leadership of Tambark Creek Elementary School. Good for them for sticking with their decision to require uniforms at their… Continue reading

Trump only pretends to condemn white supremacists

The famous anti-papist, anti-immigrant, Samuel Morse, telegraphed, “What hath God wrought?” What can be said of the infamous anti-immigrant of the day: ” What has… Continue reading

Editorial cartoons for Wednesday, Aug. 21

A sketchy look at the day in politics.… Continue reading

Harrop: Why aren’t we seeing infrastructure projects? Tax cuts

And no, despite Republican lies to the contrary, the Trump tax cuts aren’t paying for themselves.

Ignatius: A capitalist’s manifesto for corporate reform

Even CEOs are starting to see they have to think about more than shareholders and their own pay.