Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 21, 2016 View email in browser

Welcome to your new job, Mr. Trump! A note from HR

This is a welcome letter from human resources to President-elect Donald Trump as he begins his first government job, as an employee of the people.

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Emanuel’s infomercial won’t fix Chicago’s problems

Dear Rahm Emanuel: Chicagoans deserve real conversations about the issues, not infomercials.

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Donald Trump could end up being a good president

Donald Trump has no ideology, and that could be his greatest asset. He cares about proving critics wrong, and winning.

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Will Trump be able to work with Germany’s Merkel?

President-elect Donald Trump will underestimate German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his cost: More than 6 million American jobs depend on good relations with the EU.

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A look at the Trump administration through the eyes of a diplomat

A look at Trump and his announced policies through the eyes of a diplomat who would have to implement them.

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Obama’s contradictory clemency

President Barack Obama has been generous in granting sentence commutations — but miserly with pardons.

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Donald Trump’s misguided assault on sanctuary cities — Chicago included

Donald Trump says he will block federal funding to sanctuary cities such as Chicago. That will not make America safer.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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