Monthly Archives: January 2018

In campaigns, it’s not all about the money

Last July, I wrote a column that implored you to ignore fundraising reports and polls in the gubernatorial contest. Today is your first test to see whether you listened or not. The end of year filing deadline has come and gone, and the January 2018 reports are now public. We now know who has raised […]

Identity politics has been weaponized

It was an otherwise innocent stroll through Frank Harrison Middle School, where my oldest son goes to school, when my eye caught a display on the wall. It appeared to be a project — specifically a survey — conducted by students in the school on the issue of discrimination. The display had six large sections, […]

I wish you bad luck this year

A short time after Christmas, Wall Street Journal writer Bob Greene caught up with US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, and asked him about a commencement speech he gave in June to his son’s ninth grade graduation ceremony at a boarding school in New Hampshire. Setting aside the preposterousness of a ninth grade commencement, Roberts’ […]