Often insightful, usually humorous, and always irreverent: Our Sunday editorials paired with cartoons are regularly among our most-read pieces. Here are some of our favorites from this year.
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There are many ways in which we speak truth to power. One of them is humor. And that is one of the staples of our Sunday editorials. But the column and the accompanying caricature don’t just go for cheap laughs. They are always well-sourced and insightful.
Here are some of our favorites from 2022.
The GOP Trollympics combine two of the things Donald Trump loves the most: lying and gold. Let the games begin.
What do you get when a narcissistic pathological liar meets an audience that prefers falsehoods over a reality it can’t accept? The Big Lie.
Donald Trump and his family have shown the urgent need to strengthen ethics and anti-corruption laws. But because these problems plague both parties, there is very little appetite to do so.
If the Supreme Court ends up overturning Roe v. Wade, millions of American women will pay a steep price for years of the GOP’s malice and the Democrats’ indifference.
Fox News is in the business of lies and propaganda; settling the occasional defamation suit is just a cost of doing that business. But now, a couple of voting machine companies can make Fox News and the Murdochs pay a much steeper price than money.
Gun fetishists will have you believe that the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of elementary school children. They are convinced that the Founding Fathers would agree. We beg to differ.
On this Independence Day, six little judicial tyrants are jamming their forefathers’ America down your throat. And you better like it, because there is much more to come.
Why did Donald Trump steal classified information? We have some theories. What’s most frightening about them is that we just might be right.
If Hunter Biden’s legal troubles are a sign that federal authorities are aggressively going after privileged tax cheats, then it’s great news. But maybe it’s just The Washington Post getting hoodwinked ahead of an election again.
In The People v. Donald Trump, the former president is going to get a fair trial — but will “The People”? It’s a longshot.
Ballot initiatives are just about the only way in which popular progressive policies can pass in red states. The GOP solution: do away with direct democracy.
The combination of the GOP’s power, the wide-ranging impact of its actions (and obstructions), and an overall vileness makes Republicans the greatest threat to humanity.