Editorials

Kansas Reps. Roger Marshall and Ron Estes showed their true colors in two decisive votes Monday.  First, they voted against boosting pandemic relief checks from $600 to $2,000. The bonuses would benefit an estimated 160…

Many people in Britain and across Europe will breathe a sigh of relief today if, as expected, the British Parliament ratifies a new trade agreement with the European Union. The 11th-hour deal will prevent the…

At last, Congress has undone disastrous Federal Aviation Administration policy that abetted Boeing’s lapses in pushing the unsafe 737 MAX to market. The restoration of trusted FAA oversight is a necessary step to set Boeing…

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s patience.  It wasn’t until Nov. 7 that the Nov. 3 general election confirmed Joe Biden our president-elect. That would not be considered a long time were our current…

Editor’s note: Rupert Murdoch, a staunch defender of President Donald Trump, is an Australian media mogul whose U.S. properties include the New York Post, The Wall Street Journal and Fox News. This editorial appeared in…

In an exasperating bit of theater, President Donald Trump seemed to delight in bringing the country to the brink of disaster only to rescue it with his John Henry. Since early last week, legislation to…

Once again, President Donald Trump has decided to squander the value of the presidential pardon in order to reward allies and score political points. On Tuesday, the White House announced five commutations and 15 pardons,…

Here’s an interesting bit of coronavirus math: America’s billionaires today could give $3,000 apiece to every person in the country and still be left with bigger fortunes than they had before the pandemic started. That’s…

The pandemic has stretched on for months. And while vaccines are on the way, it’s going to stretch on for at least several more. So what do we gain by abusing those who work to…

The $900 billion pandemic aid package that emerged Sunday from months of on-and-off negotiations between House Democrats and Senate Republicans is a necessary measure that will ease the suffering of millions of Americans. It will…