Columns
By: George Will | Posted: April 24, 2014 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- Recently, Barack Obama -- a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment -- spoke at the University of Michigan. He came to that very friendly venue -- in 2012, he received 67 percent of the vote in Ann Arbor's county -- after visiting a local sandwich shop, where a muse must have whispered in the presidential ear. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., had recently released his budget, so Obama expressed his disapproval by calling it, for the benefit of his academic audience, a "meanwich" and a "stinkburger."

 
Columns
By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 23, 2014 3:55 AM

The League of Women Voters' ringing condemnation of Florida's voucher program Tuesday hit me like a bucket of ice water. All these years, clinging to the belief that the LWV is what it purports to be. I'm done with it.

Commentary
By: Michael Barone | Posted: April 22, 2014 3:55 AM
Have the Republicans become the white man's party? Are the depth and bitterness of Republicans' opposition to Barack Obama and his administration the product of racism?

Those are questions you hear in the clash of political argument, and you will hear plenty of answers in the affirmative if you click onto MSNBC or salon.com with any regularity.
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By: Kathleen Parker | Posted: April 23, 2014 3:55 AM

WASHINGTON -- The word is out that Chelsea Clinton is with child, making the favorite Democratic presidential nominee a soon-to-be grandmother.

The headlines were inevitable -- "Grandma Hillary" -- followed by the similarly crucial question: Will being a grandmother help or hurt Hillary Clinton's chances in the 2016 election?

Columns
By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 22, 2014 3:55 AM

Of course it's important for Florida to do medical marijuana right. But there comes a time when you just want the talk and the technical mumbo-jumbo and the trepidation to end.

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Which issue would have the most negative impact on Floridians if legislators fail to act on it this session?

School vouchers
0%
In-state tuition to undocumented immigrants
43%
Cat Fund reduction
0%
Replacing personal injury auto insurance
0%
Medical marijuana for sick children
43%
E-cigarette regulations for minors
0%
Film and television production incentives
0%
Water policies (fertilizers, stormwater-runoff impacts)
14%
Financing professional sports stadiums
0%
DCF reform
0%
Declaring national independence
0%