Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


November 23, 2016 View email in browser

Will conservatives in the GOP stand up to Trump?

Conservatives are likely to have many occasions when they can support President Donald Trump because he is pursuing conservatives policies. But they must be prepared to show they won’t sacrifice principles to political convenience.

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Don’t normalize Donald Trump, ‘abnormalize’ him

President-elect Donald Trump plays a manipulative game of distraction with his Twitter feed. The media must stop falling for it, writes Clarence Page.

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And the real Word of the Year should be …

Oxford Dictionaries recently declared “post-truth” as the Word of the Year for 2016. Eric Zorn has a better suggestion.

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Why Donald Trump is bromancing Mitt Romney

Donald Trump flirts with Mitt Romney to be his secretary of state because the president-elect knows that Romney would be effective on the world stage.

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A botched call, a date in court

In the case of a high school football semifinal game Nov. 19 between Fenwick of Oak Park and Plainfield North, a referee’s gaffe has found its way to a Cook County courtroom.

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Trump’s climate plan may not be so foolish after all

President-elect Donald Trump will likely drop the Paris climate change treaty once in office. That wouldn’t be a bad thing.

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Splitting apart from Trump voters

America is divided, and a house divided against itself cannot stand, so let’s make a duplex, writes Garrison Keillor.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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