Chicago Tribune Opinion Express


December 15, 2016 View email in browser

Politics and temptation: The Willie Cochran indictment

Ald. Willie Cochran of the 20th Ward was indicted on corruption charges in Chicago, a case that grew from investigation by City Council’s former watchdog.

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Trump is courting trouble with China, Russia — and endangering global peace

Donald Trump vows to promote international stability, but his policies toward China and Russia could destroy it.

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The world of Rex Tillerson: Appraising Trump’s pick for secretary of state

Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, has the right background to be secretary of state. He must showcase his skills as a diplomat when he faces Senate questioning.

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Ivanka Trump as first lady? Why not?

If Donald Trump wants to disrupt government, the role of the first lady is a good place to start.

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Messages from Aleppo: ‘We are still here’

Residents and journalists in Aleppo are taking to social media to report their horrific situations.

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If Trump destroys our democracy, blame the Republicans who enabled him

Donald Trump is on a path to destroy American democracy, and congressional Republicans are looking the other way.

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Unless you’re doing yoga, put on some real pants

The athleisure trend is out of control. Stop wearing leggings and take time in the morning to actually get dressed.

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Scott Stantis cartoons

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

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