Gene Lyons

07/23/2015 - 9:39pm

    Having coined the phrase "Clinton Rules" to explain the national news media's obsession with phony scandal narratives involving Bill and Hillary Clinton, I should be gratified to see it pass into general circulation.

    First came New...

07/16/2015 - 11:37pm

            As one who has rarely owned fewer than a half-dozen dogs and cats, people who don't like pets make me uneasy. Often it's about control issues. The sheer otherness of domestic animals offends their self-importance. How dare a mere cat ignore them...

07/03/2015 - 2:16pm

    Has any murdering terrorist ever failed more dramatically than Dylann Storm Roof? Like any punk with a gun, he managed to slaughter nine blameless African-American Christians at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina. Intending to start a race war...

06/25/2015 - 11:05am

    Economically speaking, all 237 GOP presidential candidates are selling the same Magic Beans.

    Everybody knows the script. Tax cuts for wealthy "job creators" bring widespread prosperity...

06/19/2015 - 10:35am

    Here are a couple of things you may not know about recent topics in the news: First, no Secretary of State previous to Hillary Clinton had ever used a government email address or preserved their messages for posterity. And why should they? The law requiring...

06/10/2015 - 1:00am

    In a sane world, the 2016 presidential election campaign would begin about this time next year. However, the political infotainment wing of our esteemed national news media seems intent upon pushing the contest ever earlier -- whether voters like it or not...

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