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JOHN BRUMMETT: A delicate dance

Subscriber onlyThe next time a right-winger tells you the world's best newspaper is out to get Donald Trump, mention the podcast. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: A mere yip of protest

Subscriber onlyHow serious a political problem for Republican incumbents in mildly competitive congressional districts is this moral disgrace by which the Trump administration is jerking children away from their detained asylum-seeking parents at the border? Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: New do-right rule possible

Subscriber onlyThe state Senate will meet this afternoon for a business session to swear in two special-election winners. Continue reading...

Known as a good man

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: A version of this column was first published online-only in 2015. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: It's all about the ego

Subscriber onlyAfter he co-signed that vague little paper-for-show with President Trump, Kim Jong Un had his North Korean government tell the people back home that their leader had enjoyed a most successful meeting with the American president. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: The essence of Sarah

Subscriber onlyThe first thing a college-aged Sarah Huckabee ever said to me, as I recall, was “you hate my family.” Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: A thousand words

Subscriber onlyThe photograph shows what happens when America sends a child to do a woman's job. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: A crippled culture

Subscriber only"The culture here is broken," a man I'll call "Senator Z," to distinguish him as much as possible from "Senator A," told me Thursday. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: One lucky dog

Subscriber onlyBill Clinton should be thankful his tomcat heyday occurred a quarter-century ago. He should stay blissfully quiet about all that now, or, if necessary, say nothing beyond words of abject contrition. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Well, it’s complicated …

Subscriber onlyNews reports over the weekend said that President Trump would host a dinner tonight in honor of the Muslim Ramadan observance, during which Muslims fast until sunset. Continue reading...

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