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JOHN BRUMMETT: Democratic rebirth

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: This is a revised and updated version of a column first published online-only on Wednesday. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Democratic rebirth

Subscriber onlyJonathan Crossley is a happening thing in Little Rock education. And now he conceivably represents a happening thing in Arkansas Democratic politics. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: A staunch society

Subscriber onlyThey could be lies, his defenders among Alabama evangelical Christian conservatives say. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Belay that excitement

Subscriber onlyDemocrats are ecstatic because they won state and local races Tuesday in a few blue places they were supposed to win, but did so by margins larger than expected. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: It's circumstantial

Subscriber onlyThe problem with pointing out the circumstantial evidence that racism is a factor in the post-Obama reddening of Arkansas is that every person in the state who voted Republican for president from 2008 onward will think you just called him or her a racist. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Trump, but not …

Subscriber onlyWhen the venerable New Yorker publishes a left-leaner’s profile of Tom Cotton that nominates the state’s junior senator as heir to Donald Trump, it qualifies as a thing. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: With scars as trophies

Subscriber onlyIt's a little church nestled among fallen leaves and fine older homes on a quiet street corner in the Hillcrest neighborhood of Little Rock. Continue reading...

Taxes are complicated too

Subscriber onlyIt is what Republicans do. It's why they run. It's what makes enduring the indignities of the Trump association worthwhile. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: The Trump rules

Subscriber onlyA newspaper executive once disarmed a critic who was assailing his publication for biased coverage. Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Trump versus Trump

Subscriber onlyThe only person who might have a chance to beat President Trump in Arkansas is President Trump. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: What counts as a crime

Subscriber onlyA man in a Fayetteville audience challenged me when I said that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, if he were bold enough, could recommend charges against President Trump and his eldest son on two things we know already. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Dressed to kill

Subscriber onlyU.S. Sen. Tom Cotton deserves praise for transparency. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: It's complicated ...

Subscriber onlyWho knew cutting income taxes would be so complicated? Continue reading...

BRUMMETT ONLINE: Sounds like a false start

Subscriber onlyOnce again, this newspaper put on a Senior Expo at the convention center in Little Rock, and, once again, the noon hour was devoted to a political panel’s discussion. Continue reading...

JOHN BRUMMETT: Outrage overload

Subscriber onlyDemocrats waste energy seeking to exploit each daily outrage by Donald Trump. Continue reading...

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