Both parties need to grow up in discussing early education

Rahm Emanuel, a Democrat, is mayor of Chicago. When I was young, I would accompany my father, a pediatrician, on his rounds at hospitals across Chicago. He routinely gave parents of the children he examined a short booklet he had written on how to be an involved parent. While it...

Rampell: Comcast-Time Warner merger is a bad deal

Can we block a merger just because the two companies involved are jerks? I bet you know which merger I’m thinking of: the one where America’s most hated company wants to join forces with America’s second-most hated company (Time Warner Cable and Comcast, in no...

Cohen: Richard Cohen: General Motors’ wrecked morality

He was known as “Engine Charlie.” And while Charles Erwin Wilson was both the longtime president of General Motors and Dwight D. Eisenhower’s defense secretary, he is best known for supposedly saying, “What is good for the country is good for General Motors and vice versa.”...

Gerson: ‘Noah’ and ‘God’s Not Dead’: Graceless and clueless

But while “Noah” tries (and fails) to reconceptualize religion, the surprise hit “God’s Not Dead” positively discredits it. This movie is an extended exercise in evangelical wish fulfillment. (Freud is evidently not dead, either.) The plot: Fresh-faced Christian lad bests...
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Editorial: GM’s delayed recalls should drive further reform of the auto industry

WONDERING WHY General Motors went bankrupt and needed a taxpayer bailout? Just consider the Chevrolet Cobalt. Introduced in 2004 as the vehicle that would finally make GM’s small cars competitive with those from Japan, the Cobalt’s mediocre performance translated...

Editorial: The Post’s endorsements in the District’s Democratic primary

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Editorial: The U.S. should not be shutting out Ukraine

THE OBAMA administration insists that it won’t negotiate the future of Ukraine with Russia over the heads of the Ukrainians. But something very much like that has appeared to be happening since Vladi­mir Putin telephoned President Obama on Friday. According to the White...

U.S. reacted strongly to Russia incursion into Georgia in 2008

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An after-dinner trip proves the kindness of strangers

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Abraham Lincoln and the modern GOP

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