Parkland shooting: One year later

Another day, another anniversary, another bitter reflection on a year in which far too little changed in America’s deadly and dysfunctional relationship with firearms.

Woe to the 2020 Democrat who isn’t dogmatic enough

Many of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and would-be contenders have taken thoughtful and admirable positions on various issues over the years, eschewing blind partisanship and ideological dogmatism. Now they’re paying for it.

Scaring off Amazon will backfire for the left

Amazon announcing it will not put one of its new North America headquarters in New York City is the latest in a bad run of events that raise the possibility that progressives have overplayed their hand. While progressives may be newly energized after electoral success in November’s elections, they don’t have the electoral mandate they believe they do, and they still have to answer how they intend to implement their ambitious agenda with little to show for themselves to date.

The three amigas

WASHINGTON — By the Republican response to the three most-famous Democratic freshmen in Congress — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (or AOC) of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan — you’d think these women were Shakespeare’s Three Witches rather than the three amigas seen chumming and laughing in countless photographs.