Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 13, 2016 View email in browser

Will Donald Trump govern in prose or profanity?

You shouldn’t expect Donald Trump to sound like any prior president, but he must be respectful.

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Now it’s the Democrats who need an ‘autopsy’

After Donald Trump’s surprise victory, the Democrats must give their party a deep self-examination, writes Clarence Page.

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Trump and the media ‘failure’

Who exactly are these “real Americans” the media missed when overlooking Donald Trump’s chance of victory? Steve Chapman looks at what happened.

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A short to-do list for President-elect Trump, other postelection thoughts

Donald Trump needs to renounce a Hillary Clinton prosecution and scold racists emboldened by his victory, writes Eric Zorn.

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It’s happened before: Truman’s defeat of Dewey had hints of Trump-Clinton

Few except Harry Truman expected him to win the 1948 presidential election, but his upset over Thomas Dewey shouldn’t have been a surprise.

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Santa Anna’s leg? Come and take it.

Texas wants Santa Anna’s wooden leg from Illinois, which has no reason to give it up.

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Squeezing Islamic State: Let’s hope the U.S. allies don’t turn against each other

Retaking Raqqa from Islamic State will require the U.S. to ensure competing Kurdish and Arab forces within the offensive don’t turn on each other.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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