National Commentary

Autonomy, inclusion and the abortion debate

March for Life

The abortion debate falls along the American divide of autonomy and inclusion, writes Michael Gerson.


President Trump is not stupid or mentally unstable


Some liberal Democrats have latched onto the idea that President Trump is not only evil and shouldn’t have been elected, he’s not smart enough to be president nor is he mentally stable. They have been beating this drum for over a year, hoping desperately and working feverishly to prove...

Our View

Readers react: Federal employees, family members share 2013 shutdown experiences

APTOPIX Budget Battle-6

This story was compiled before the midnight EST deadline for Congress to pass a short-term spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. All quotes are verbatim. 

National Commentary

OTHER VOICES: Good luck fixin’ Facebook, Mr. Zuckerberg


The Dallas Morning News’ editorial board takes Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 “personal challenge” with a big fat grain of salt. 


Where will older people find $1 a day to eliminate the federal debt?

Yellen Congress

Congratulations, Robert E. Nelson, that you are able to contribute an extra $100 a month to reduce the federal debt. You suggested everyone contribute a $1 a day to eliminate the federal debt (”If everyone contributed $1 a day, we could eliminate the federal debt,” Jan. 14). However,...

National Commentary

Is Trump's doctor OK?

Trump Physical

“Jackson has been a well-regarded doctor. But since finding himself in Trump's orbit, he has adopted the hyperbolic style and excessive flattery of the boss that we see in other, previously respectable members of Trump's court,” writes Dana Milbank.

National Commentary

Food stamps should be spent on food, not soda

Food Stamps Cuts-Economy

One study estimates that prohibiting food-stamp funds from being spent on sweetened beverages would prevent more than 400,000 Americans from becoming obese.

National Commentary

Trump had a point about immigration

Trump One Year Photo Gallery Puerto Rico

“He was almost surely trying to say that we should pick immigrants for skills (he reportedly mentioned Asia as well as Norway), but typically stated his position in the crudest terms possible,” writes Rich Lowry.


Cowards in Congress are enabling a charlatan

Trump One Year Fact Check

A while back, the Standard-Examiner published a satirical letter from me about a little old lady, secretary of the homeowners association, who was outvoted for HOA president by a newcomer, rich celebrity (“A story about a little old lady, a celebrity and a homeowners association,” March...

National Commentary

Trump, Nielsen and the border wall fraud

Congress Homeland Security Nielsen

“What Trump proposes to do is spend $18 billion to erect a giant symbol. What he would really be doing is shoveling money down a — what's the term? — rathole,” writes Steve Chapman.

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