National Opinions

National Opinions

The golden age of bailing

It’s clear we’re living in a golden age of bailing. All across America people are deciding on Monday that it would be really fantastic to go grab a drink with X on Thursday. But then when Thursday actually rolls around they realize it would actually be more fantastic to go home, flop on the bed and watch Carpool Karaoke videos. So they send the bailing text or email: “So sorry! I’m gonna have to flake on drinks tonight. Overwhelmed. My grandmother just got bubonic plague. …”

National Opinions

Russia: Let’s not get carried away

I was the op-ed editor at The Wall Street Journal at the peak of the Whitewater scandal. We ran a series of investigative pieces “raising serious questions” (as we say in the scandal business) about the nefarious things the Clintons were thought to have done back in Arkansas.

National Opinions

Only mass deportation can save America

In the matter of immigration, mark this conservative columnist down as strongly pro-deportation. The United States has too many people who don’t work hard, don’t believe in God, don’t contribute much to society and don’t appreciate the greatness of the American system.

National Opinions

It’s not the crime, it’s the culture

The first important part of James Comey’s testimony was that he cast some doubt on reports that there was widespread communication between the Russians and the Trump campaign. That was the suspicion that set off this whole chain of events and the possibility that could have quickly brought about impeachment proceedings.

Videos

Dallas storm filmed by passenger on a plane

Dallas was hit with stormy conditions on June 4. The storm caused flooding in some areas. This video shows large clouds of rain over the city.
Nacorsha Anderson via Storyful
Dallas storm filmed by passenger on a plane 0:38

Dallas storm filmed by passenger on a plane

This unusual dog is on the canine endangered list 0:49

This unusual dog is on the canine endangered list

Blessing The Fleet is one Beaufort Water Fest tradition that has changed a lot over the years 0:45

Blessing The Fleet is one Beaufort Water Fest tradition that has changed a lot over the years

Struggles of a pastor during the Beaufort Water Fest Blessing of the Fleet 0:33

Struggles of a pastor during the Beaufort Water Fest Blessing of the Fleet