Category: Opinions

Republicans reveal inner plutocrat

By MICHAEL GERSON Some political moments are like an X-ray—revealing down to the bone. Here were Senate Republicans, poised for their first (and only) real legislative victory of the year. Tax overhaul, they knew, would be their...

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The music of the season

During December there are many choices to hear holiday music in Keizer and from Keizerites. The music programs at Keizer’s schools are recognized as some of the finest in the state of Oregon. Their concerts are sophisticated and...

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The capacity for moral renewal

By MICHAEL GERSON Even in a political season of routine marvels, few developments are more spectacularly incongruous than this: America has seen a swift, dramatic shift in attitudes toward sexual harassment with Donald Trump as...

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No victory dance yet on tax bill

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS When the GOP House voted to repeal Obamacare in May, President Donald Trump invited supporters to the Rose Garden to celebrate with him and to pat themselves on the back for making history in record time. In...

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