• Issue of
  • Jun 1-7, 2017
  • Vol. 43, No. 39
  • Gee Wiz! It's Riverfest.
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  • Jay Barth
  • Press slammed

    Last week, the American media got another battering, in the form of a Montana congressional candidate's brutal attack on a young reporter simply doing his job.
  • Max Brantley
  • Political ups and downs

    Liberals have to look hard for bright spots these days, unless they take comfort from a president who's become a global laughingstock. Hard to laugh at the prospect of 44 more months of it.
  • Ernest Dumas
  • Trump lessons

    In his classic memoir "The Education of Henry Adams," Adams recorded the advice from a member of President Grant's Cabinet on handling members of the lower house of Congress: "You can't use tact with a congressman! A congressman is a hog! You must take a stick and hit him on the snout!" Adams counted it as rare wisdom.
  • Gene Lyons
  • Fit for D.C.

    Where I come from, sucker punching or body-slamming an unsuspecting adversary isn't the mark of a tough guy. It's a punk move, a half step above smacking a woman.


  • Pearls About Swine
  • Baum bound

    Arkansas bookended its long stay in Hoover, Ala., with two agonizing, close losses. But the Hogs drew plenty of national attention for what they did in three successive wins between those defeats, and by extension, the SEC runner-up is not only hosting a regional again this weekend, but getting some well-merited adulation for sustaining this improbable rebound campaign.



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