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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Elon Musk presents a unique threat to democracy — and neither the media nor federal regulators are prepared to deal with the challenges he poses. 11/12/2023 Read more.
Trump would likely not have become president without the help of “the enemies of the people,” as he likes to call reporters, and their symbiotic relationship continues even now. 10/01/2023 Read more.
While the right is laser-focused on ruthlessly wielding any bit of power it has, progressives either fight for the wrong things or don’t fight at all. 07/10/2023 Read more.
If you listen to Republicans and follow the right-wing media, you get the impression that Democratic leaders are criminals who are about to be exposed. So why does that never happen? 06/18/2023 Read more.
Of all the Republican candidates, it’s most mystifying what Mike Pence hopes to gain from running for president. Maybe he just likes receiving death threats. 06/11/2023 Read more.
The people who say that CNN’s decision to give airtime to Donald Trump was an affront to journalism fail to realize one important thing: CNN isn’t in the news business. Their product is infotainment. To fix journalism, audiences have to teach media outlets a lesson. 05/14/23 Read more.
As it turns out, there is one thing that can get Republicans to support gun control measures. Hint: It’s not the mass murder of children. 04/23/2023 Read more.
The exposure of Clarence Thomas’s corruption raises a troubling question: How many billionaire benefactors are out there, and what do they want for their money? 04/18/2023 Read more.
The relentless propaganda and demagoguery of right-wing media outlets are beyond dispute. However, it wouldn’t work nearly as well if their audiences didn’t want to be lied to. 03/12/2023 Read more.
Republicans “won” the midterms pretending to have a plan to address things like inflation, crime, and immigration. So far, they have appeased their most radical supporters and done little else. 03/05/2023 Read more.