Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 10, 2016 View email in browser

When Trump voters get what they want

Under President Donald Trump, a trade war will occur. Obamacare will be history. Construction will start on the wall. This is what his supporters wanted, but they may not be pleased when prices rise at Wal-Mart, they lose their health insurance coverage, and Mexico refuses to pay for that wall, writes Steve Chapman.

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The American people voted for Clinton. The Electoral College gave them Trump.

Donald Trump lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton, but it didn’t matter. He will be the next president because of the Electoral College.

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When white guys push back at the polls

Voters in the Great American Middle weren’t interested in Hillary Clinton’s message of diversity, inclusion and breaking the glass ceiling.

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Use this gift from voters well, Republicans

Donald Trump led a Republican victory wave: Congress, governors, state legislatures. Is this the moment when the GOP starts to squander its advantage?

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How we ended up with our own Berlusconi

I will no longer mock my Italian friends for electing Silvio Berlusconi. Now I know how clownish but fabulously wealthy autocrats come to power in democracies that should know better, writes Clarence Page.

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Who is President Trump?

Will Donald Trump be a good president? No one knows, not even him.

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Being Muslim in Donald Trump’s America

Islamophobia in America did not begin with Trump, and it will not end with Trump.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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