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Education must mean more than the avoidance of offense

Oct 19 2017 | 1:24 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: The distinction between the language of the schoolyard and the language of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” has somehow been lost on the Biloxi, Mississippi, school board, which recently decided to...

How we should pray

Oct 02 2017 | 5:01 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: One thing we learn from tragedy: that there is always more to come.

Political systems needs to accommodate human complexity

Sep 18 2017 | 6:25 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: As an evangelical sympathetic to gay rights, a Republican critic of Trump and a compassionate conservative, I can relate to Andrew Sullivan’s new essay.

Feinstein is off-base to demand that judges be secularists

Sep 14 2017 | 10:51 am - Columnist Michael Gerson: Some political tastes linger in the mouth like spoiled milk or a bad oyster.

Arizona’s ‘Flake primary’ will reveal much about Trump’s political influence

Sep 01 2017 | 4:00 pm - PHOENIX — We know that Donald Trump is a virtuoso at the politics of resentment. But does he lead a movement?

‘America First’ is a gathering moral and strategic disaster

Aug 22 2017 | 1:32 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: This, very concretely, is what Donald Trump’s renunciation of foreign policy idealism means: delighted dictators, bolder attacks on a free press, expanded Russian influence and betrayed dissidents and exiles.

For wisdom on North Korea, Trump should pay a visit to the White House library

Aug 11 2017 | 3:08 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: Donald Trump doesn’t spare much time for reading. “I never have,” he explains. “I’m always busy doing a lot.” But what he is now busy doing is managing a global crisis with nuclear...

With his blistering book, Sen. Flake shows the ‘conscience of a conservative’

Aug 08 2017 | 8:20 am - Columnist Michael Gerson: That sound you hear is the wall of elected Republican support for Donald Trump beginning to crack.

Trump’s problem is not communication. It’s leadership

Jul 24 2017 | 3:16 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: The president’s intention in choosing Scaramucci was clear from the announcement. Scaramucci’s calling is to be a more effective harvester of credit.

An American president’s subservience toward Russia

Jul 20 2017 | 1:14 pm - Columnist Michael Gerson: In the normal course of events, the revelation of attempted collusion with Russia to determine the outcome of a presidential election might cause an administration to overcorrect in the other direction. A president might...

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