Paul Thornton

Paul Thornton is the Los Angeles Times’ letters editor. He joined the editorial pages in 2005 as a researcher and occasional editorial writer and also served as a Web producer. A UC Berkeley graduate, he lives in Alhambra with his wife, two sons and two cats.
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No, the Democrats aren't the party of Bernie Sanders

Warning, Democrats: Bernie Sanders and other candidates like him aren't your party's future — and more from the week in Opinion.

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An autobahn-style super highway in California? These readers want to take a spin

With high-speed rail's future in doubt, some of our readers say it may be time to try building a few highways in California that do not have speed limits.