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BRUMMETT ONLINE: A little prudence, please

Subscriber onlyHillary Clinton has always been committed to the noble purposes of public service. It’s a Methodist thing with her. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Where we go from here after Wade Naramore verdict

Subscriber onlyWade Naramore's case exposed the best and worst of American culture, politics and law. Continue reading...

The new narrative

Subscriber onlyYou see what's happened, don't you? We've been set up for an 80-day narrative about Donald Trump closing the gap. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: His man in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: This is an updated version of a column originally published online-only Wednesday. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Trump’s man in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyA confluence of developments led to Bud Cummins’ chairmanship of Donald Trump’s campaign in Arkansas. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Pipe dream worth having

Subscriber onlyTrue Arkansas believers in Hillary Clinton huddled under an awning protected from the rain on Saturday morning. Continue reading...

Lowering the bar ... again

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Thursday that he wasn't going to try to "get inside Donald Trump's mind." Continue reading...

The value of newspapers

Subscriber onlyI tuned in Sunday night to HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, an acerbic and superior spinoff of The Daily Show. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Toward a model of fairness

Subscriber onlyThe New York Times published the other day what we in the business call a “think piece.” Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Just say no to poor kids

Subscriber onlySometimes the easy conservative Republican orthodoxy that government expansion is bad defies logic. It can seem ... well, let's not say mean. Let's go with wrongheaded. Continue reading...

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