Opinion

I’ll Bet on News Over Views | Peter Funt

Back when I was a rookie editor in ABC’s Manhattan newsroom we used to place bets — actual cash wagers — on how the New… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Aug. 11

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2019

Woodstock at 50: What Might Have Been | Tyrades!

For various reasons, my graduating class has seen two milestone anniversaries sail by without a class reunion materializing. So, I can understand the disappointment of… Continue reading

Cowards | Winslow Myers

The president was quick to label the latest mass shooters cowards. This seems like an oddly careless, even Orwellian, use of the word, because it… Continue reading

Dead Canaries | Robert Koehler

“Many people think that the fight for America is already lost. They couldn’t be more wrong. This is just the beginning of the fight for… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Aug. 10

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Aug 10, 2019

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Democrats Are Strangely Quiet About Guns | Peter Funt

Thoughts and prayers, we are often reminded, only go so far. And politicians’ attention spans are alarmingly short. On July 31, just three days after… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Aug. 9

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Whamond, Canada, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Aug 9, 2019

We Need To Talk | Winslow Myers

Big media today is all about monetizing the non-conversation of outrage and division and using them to consolidate power. The Limbaughs and Hannitys have been… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Are We Ready Now To Put Shooters’ Gender At Center Of Gun Debate? | Rob Okun

Last weekend’s killing sprees in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, brought the number of mass shootings in the first 215 days of the year… Continue reading

Trump’s 131st week in office | In cartoons

The carnage continues. And so does our cartoon cavalcade of the 45th president with a look back at Week 131 of Donald J. Trump in… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Aug. 8

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida.… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2019

Will Republicans Finally Disown Trump’s Incendiary Racism? | Dick Polman

Amidst the latest bloodshed — the worst of it triggered by a white racist domestic terrorist whose El Paso manifesto echoes Trump’s racist rhetoric —… Continue reading

The bigger picture | Mass shootings in America

Given the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, our previously scheduled editorial cartoon for today is being supplemented by this offering… Continue reading

Forgive Me. This Is Cold. | Peter Funt

MONTEREY, Calif. — Here’s the weather summary, as printed the other day on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle: “Hot and sunny. Highs… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019

Plea for H-E-L-P from the Tweeter-in-Chief | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Like many others, when I first heard the tweet about The Squad, I thought it was xenophobic and sexist. After more thought,… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2019