“Trump's willingness to embrace debt is in direct contradiction to years of Republican...
“Outrage is an appropriate response to the carnage in Parkland, but it's not an answer,” writes Steve Chapman.
We don’t believe that these shootings are impossible to stop — or that the carnage at schools, workplaces, churches and beyond is a status quo that Americans should accept.
Everytown has long inflated its total by including incidents of gunfire that are not really school shootings.
“This label issue may never go away. In the meantime, call people whatever they ask you to call them or simply refer to them by their name,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.
“Trump is the racetrack rabbit that keeps Democrats running in a perpetual cycle of outrage,” writes Rich Lowry.
“Trump routinely equates foreigners with danger, drugs and crime. But reducing the influx of legal immigrants, who are far less likely than natives to go to prison, would do nothing to make Americans safer. Just the opposite,” writes Steve Chapman.
“Trump's willingness to embrace debt is in direct contradiction to years of Republican rhetoric on the dangers of deficits and breaks his campaign promises,” writes Josh Boak.
“The institution of the presidency will survive Trump, as it has other mediocrities. But the office deserves an occupant of true integrity and honor,” writes Michael Gerson.
Americans deserve to have access to powerful medicines, but also protection from any harm those drugs might do.
Democrats can’t win, writes E.J. Dionne Jr. “If they accept less than a full loaf, they are trashed for not sticking to principle. If they turn down what they are offered, they are accused of obstruction.”