Gene Lyons

07/28/2016 - 11:00pm

    Here we go again. At the rate these campus sexual abuse sagas are making news, it's reasonable to ask what college administrators can possibly be thinking about. Here's the latest Washington Post headline from the University of Virginia, an institution for which I have enormous respect and affection: "He...

06/12/2016 - 5:00pm

    OK, so the fix is in. In one sense, it's too bad the Associated Press and the TV networks called the Democratic race for Hillary Clinton before New Jersey, California and four smaller states voted on June 7. Judging by my email and Facebook feed, this has enflamed...

06/03/2016 - 9:00pm

    Here's my basic problem with Bernie Sanders. To put it bluntly, once a Trotskyite, always a fool. Personal experience of '60s-style left-wing posturing left me allergic to the word "revolution" and the kinds of humorless autodidacts who bandy it about...

05/28/2016 - 9:00pm

    "Those who can make you believe absurdities

    can make you commit atrocities."

    --...

05/20/2016 - 7:00pm

    What do Genghis Kahn, William the Conqueror, and Geronimo all have in common? Mighty warriors, they died not in battle, but by falling off horses. The list of historical notables who got killed on horseback includes kings, queens, prime ministers, Pope Urban VI and...

05/16/2016 - 7:00am

    "When a man's fancy gets astride on his reason,

    when imagination is at cuffs with the senses,

    and common understanding as well as...

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