Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 4, 2016 View email in browser

Can Chicago bottle this Cubs-inspired moment to make our city better?

Chicago’s leaders, and its citizens, can find a way to parlay this citywide exultation into something that lasts longer than an Aroldis Chapman fastball scorching the plate.

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What have the Cubs and their fans lost in victory?

Some fret that the Cubs and their fans have lost something in no longer being lovable, long-suffering losers. Nonsense, says Eric Zorn.

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A night that lives forever

There were so many moments of satisfaction and stress in Game 7. But it had to be that way in order to fully savor victory and wash away a century of futility. That’s baseball karma.

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From a Red Sox fan: Welcome to the team, Cubs fans

A Cubs fan turned Red Sox fan knows the pain of losing and the elation of winning the World Series.

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I was groped on Michigan Avenue; Trump gives me reason to talk about it

The man groped me, reaching underneath my skirt to squeeze my skin as I walked across Michigan Avenue. It was a sunny summer day. I was on my way to get ice cream.

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Don’t like Donald Trump’s piggish prejudice? Blame golf.

At its worst, the culture of private golf courses propagates misogyny, racism, exploitation of undocumented labor and unchecked privilege.

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Clinton’s an awful choice for president, but Trump’s worse

As final evidence of how bad our choices are in 2016, Donald Trump’s liabilities, especially on foreign policy, outweigh Hillary Clinton’s.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

Check out the latest cartoons by Tribune editorial cartoonist Scott Stantis.

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