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Scrapping Electoral College a bad idea

Let’s squarely face an ugly possibility: President Trump could get elected a second time without winning the popular vote. Indeed, according to most experts, that’s the only way he could be reelected. This would surely prompt another chorus of calls to scrap the Electoral College. I think ...

Folly of Biden’s COVID advisers

The leftist media are claiming Joe Biden has an all-star team of experts ready to take over and vanquish the virus. In truth, they’re undermining the single thing this nation needs to resume normal life — a vaccine. They’d also bring back the dangerous Obama-era idea of making people 65 ...

Lawn-sign virtue signaling and the death of politics

This week, America’s West Coast found itself on fire. Millions of acres have burned across California, Oregon and Washington. The smoke clouds have been so immense that they have blotted out the sun in certain areas; air quality has been so poor that hundreds of thousands of people have been ...

Steelers eye 2-0 start against Broncos

PITTSBURGH — The pain was familiar to Ben Roethlisberger. Welcome even. And the best part about how his 38-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s body felt following his first game in 364 days might have been the fact none of the pain originated from his surgically repaired right ...

What Woodward owed the public

WASHINGTON — Though they might not admit it, journalists who began their careers in the wake of Watergate often ask themselves: What would Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein do? Today, that question is more focused: What would I do if I were Bob Woodward? Thanks to taped recordings of ...

Americans against mask mandates

Good news: The anti-mask mandate movement is gaining steam. Americans yearning to breathe free are waking up from their pandemic stupor. Common sense and constitutional principles, now more than ever, are vital to a sovereign nation’s health. On Monday, a federal judge rescinded Democratic ...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court ...

Woodward scores again, in the public interest

WASHINGTON — President Trump admitted in his own words, in a taped phone call he initiated with investigative reporter Bob Woodward, that he knew from the start the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, but “wanted to always play it down” rather than cause public panic. The revelation, ...

The campaign is at knife’s edge

The presidential campaign is at knife’s edge. Both parties’ campaigns assume that patterns of support will closely resemble those in 2016. And both are making surprisingly little effort, considering how close that contest turned out to be, with the 46 crucial electoral votes decided by just ...

Would President Hillary be blamed for coronavirus deaths?

“Trump lied. People died.” This was the hot smear from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after the first snippets of tape were leaked by Washington Post bigfoot Bob Woodward from his new anti-Trump book, “Rage.” The president told Woodward back in March that he wanted to downplay the ...