Op-Ed

Op-Ed

Read free or democracy dies

Authoritarians have always demanded that their voices be heard as the only and absolute truth. As Donald Trump weaponizes distrust, he lures his fellow citizens into ever darker caves of misinformation and delusion.

Op-Ed

Shh! Enough political screaming. Let’s get excited about calming down.

Kentucky political warhorse says governing has never been for the fainthearted, but today it’s more about smearing the opposition than promoting the common good. Demand that your lawmakers morally rearm, not with intolerance for others, but with faith in traditional ideals: honor, dignity and love — or at least respect for our neighbors, near and far. As Lincoln said, A house divided against itself cannot stand.

Op-Ed

Free press essential to a healthy democracy

I knelt on the tile floor attempting to focus my Canon, its heavy 18-55mm lens pulling closer to the knees of the speaker than his face. On either side of me the gigantic lenses of the Associated Press and the New York Times dwarfed my equipment.