John Quincy Adams, our greatest secretary of state (sorry, Hillary Clinton fans), thought that Cuba would inevitably become part of the United States. It hasn't, at least not yet, but two Cuban-Americans were serious presidential contenders this year.
May 16, 2016 - 7:00am
May 16, 2016 - 6:00am
The Florida Democratic Party, for all its disdain for rich Republicans and the privileged "1 percent," is doing its best to find and run for office the wealthiest, best connected silver-spoon candidates -- even if they have to step over longtime party loyalists to do it.
May 16, 2016 - 6:00am
Most Florida voters have some vitally important choices to make in this year’s primary election in late August. Republicans and Democrats have some key choices to make, but some want to expand the voter pool.
May 14, 2016 - 7:00am
"No modern precedent exists for the revival of a party so badly defeated, so intensely discredited, and so essentially split as the Republican Party is today."
May 14, 2016 - 6:00am
When the federal government hands you a lemon, it's like doing business with a shady used car dealer. Tough luck, buster.
May 13, 2016 - 7:00am
An irresistible force meets an immoveable object.
May 12, 2016 - 3:15pm
John Sowinski, president of No Casinos, is paid to fight the expansion of gaming in Florida, and he is doing a good job. Organizations like Disney Corp. are probably big contributors, and that is also OK, because Disney sees casino gaming and family entertainment as incompatible.
May 12, 2016 - 5:45am
President Obama's political appointees are not only celebrated by the media as the best and brightest America has to offer; they are promoted as being so bright that they are allowed to boast about how they masterfully manipulate the press, like sculpting a can of smelly, journalistic Play-Doh.
May 12, 2016 - 6:00am
Still the media are cutting Democratic Florida Senate candidate Patrick Murphy a break, even when scary snippets about the guy turn up in the darndest places.
May 11, 2016 - 7:00am
It should be obvious to all by now that Donald Trump knows nothing of what he speaks. His disastrous economic ideas are but the latest in a litany of nonsensical proposals.
May 11, 2016 - 9:15am
I agree with the recent op-ed by Mac Stipanovich about GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, to a point.
May 11, 2016 - 6:00am
Floridians just got a lesson in -- or perhaps a reminder of -- why they can't trust their deadbeat dad of a federal government.
May 10, 2016 - 7:15pm
Lawyers for opponents of the state's de facto school-voucher program asked an appeals
May 10, 2016 - 7:00am
Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited -- and then disinvited -- to give a talk on a college campus, in this case Virginia Tech.
May 9, 2016 - 7:00am
Donald Trump: "We've got to get rid of the $19 trillion in debt." Washington Post: "How long would that take?" Trump: "I would say over a period of eight years."