Category: Commentary

Perry Hooper: Sarah Sanders is a Great American
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Perry Hooper: Sarah Sanders is a Great American

By PERRY HOOPER, JR Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been one of Trump’s most loyal supporters and confidants, almost constantly at his side during his two and a half years at the White House and during the campaign before.  When asked about her departure from the White House Trump stated: “She’s done an incredible job, “She’s...

Matthew Stokes: On Roy Moore
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Matthew Stokes: On Roy Moore

Just like Clark Griswold’s plans for a fun, old-fashioned family Christmas, Roy Moore has shown up like "Cousin Eddie," ruining what should be a conventional primary and generally making everyone uncomfortable.

Stacy Column: Grading the Session
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Stacy Column: Grading the Session

Among my biggest impressions from watching the session was how willing and, perhaps, eager the Legislature was to dive into thorny, complicated issues that most political advisers might advise against. If that continues, the next three years will indeed be interesting.

Matthew Stokes: A GOP generation gap
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Matthew Stokes: A GOP generation gap

Generation X and its millennial siblings are no longer responding to political arguments the way voters once did.  The despair and angst that marks much of Republican rhetoric the last two elections is not resonating with young voters. It seems that what young voters want is something markedly more hopeful and optimistic.

Skip Tucker: 86’d
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Skip Tucker: 86’d

At least politicians are predictable. They spend a year making promises then, if elected, spend three years blaming someone else because they cannot keep them. They spend the fourth year making promises again, and often the same ones.