Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 9, 2016 View email in browser

Can America survive President Donald Trump?

In an electoral tantrum for the ages, angry U.S. voters have elected an impulsive, thin-skinned, ignorant con man to the presidency. I have serious doubts that the American experiment will survive his reign, writes Eric Zorn.

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Now it’s Trump’s America — can he deliver?

Donald Trump spent the campaign dividing and trashing America; now the president-elect must deliver on his promises, writes Clarence Page.

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Donald Trump’s revolution: Voters rebuke America’s political establishment

So Donald Trump will be president. And it is up to all of America to accept the decision of the voters, because that is the keystone of our democracy.

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Tammy Duckworth, Illinois’ new senator

Tammy Duckworth is headed to the U.S. Senate. Now her challenge is to be a voice for all Illinois voters, not just Democrats.

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Thank you, Hillary, for taking women further

A stinging defeat for women’s advancement shouldn’t obscure Hillary Clinton’s accomplishment, writes Mary Schmich.

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Donald Trump won. Let the uneducated have their day.

Raw ego and proud illiteracy have won out and a severely learning-disabled man with a real character problem will be president, writes Garrison Keillor.

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Three big items left on Obama’s foreign policy agenda

In final months, Obama should tackle Russian cybersecurity, Islamic State and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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