Cue the Nobel! Wait, hold the Nobel …

President Donald Trump craved — but didn’t win — an Emmy for his TV show. But we’ve all heard that he may be in line for a more coveted award: the Nobel Peace Prize. Last week, that seemed like a possibility. This week, we’re less certain.

Hey, Democrats, what’s the big idea? No, really, what’s the big idea?

WASHINGTON — A dozen possible Democratic presidential candidates assembled at a downtown Washington hotel Tuesday for one of the first cattle calls of the 2020 campaign. The good news: There were, on that stage, all of the personal qualities and policy ideas needed to defeat President Trump. The bad news: These qualities and ideas were not in any one person.

Just saying yes to drug companies

Last week we learned that Novartis, the Swiss drug company, had paid Michael Cohen — Donald Trump’s personal lawyer — $1.2 million for what ended up being a single meeting. Then, on Friday, Trump announced a “plan” to reduce drug prices.

Lawmakers should follow Constitution on waging war

Americans might differ over the finer points of the Founding Fathers’ plan to share war-making authority between the executive and legislative branches, but the basic principle has always been clear. Congress, and only Congress, has the power to declare war; the president and his military advisers are responsible for waging it.

Prohibition has been lifted at last on sports wagering

WASHINGTON — Repeal of Prohibition in 1933 instantly reduced crime by reducing the number of criminalized activities, including some that millions of Americans considered victimless activities and none of the government’s business.