It’s not news that President Trump is capable of choosing unlikely appointees for important positions — though, as he might put it, some, I assume, are good people.
The latest personnel puzzle is the presence of former Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut on the shortlist of possible successors to fired FBI Director James B. Comey.Read more
If you’re on the left side of the U.S. political axis, your news feed for the last three days has probably been filled with outraged stories about President Trump disclosing sensitive intelligence to Russian officials as they visited the Oval Office.Read more
I know the perfect place in unaffordable L.A. to build new, beautiful affordable housing. It’s on a breezy corner in Boyle Heights — a quick drive from downtown. It would be built on a vacant lot across one street from a cemetery and another street from a Pizza Hut. In other words, the 49-unit residential and commercial development would immediately raise the aesthetic profile of the neighborhood.Read more
Sometimes I think newspapers should disregard their stylebooks and identify the senior senator from South Carolina as Lindsey Graham (R-Voice of Reason).
The latest example of his too-rare rationality was his objection to the suggestion that President Trump should appoint Graham’s colleague Sen. John Cornyn of Texas to replace James B. Comey as director of the FBI.Read more