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Brexit, meet Trexit

With Britain's vote to leave the European Union, did Donald Trump just win the presidential election? On the surface, this may seem an odd question, but the concerns that led a majority of Brits to vote "leave" on Thursday are similar to those that have. . .

Britain's welcome revival of nationhood

The Leave campaign won the referendum on withdrawing Britain from the European Union because the arguments on which the Remain side relied made Leave's case. The Remain campaign began with a sham, was monomaniacal with its Project Fear, and ended in governmental...

We've failed so many

I still remember your funeral. I still remember the white casket, small with only two handles on each side. I still remember the red teddy bear someone had placed near your head. I still remember then-Florida state lawmaker Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall weeping. . .

Republican dereliction of duty in the Iran nuclear deal

It is disconcerting to conservatives that the Republican Party talks a good game but never seems to deliver. Their track record is becoming impossible to ignore. America in 2010 and 2014 gave Republicans a mandate to stifle President Barack Obama's transformation. . .

Fiddling around, ignoring problems

You know the story about Nero fiddling while Rome burned? It didn't actually happen, but it illustrates a point about leaders crazily ignoring a problem. On Wednesday, the Social Security trustees and Medicare trustees each released their annual reports. Social. . .

Character no longer counts

Ranking right up there with the line, "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?" is this recent headline in The Washington Times: "Honesty issues aside, voters still back Hillary Clinton, poll shows." Though Clinton's negatives appear higher than. . .

Sit-in more than gimmick

First a filibuster in the Senate, now a congressional sit-in. Washington Democrats are doing their darnedest to get some action on sensible gun legislation, and Republicans may have picked the wrong foe in Congressman John Lewis of Georgia. I write that not. . .