Where was all the Republican outrage when one of their own slandered a Democrat's war record?
Donald Kaul has written columns for half a century, beginning with a long stint at the Des Moines Register that made him a household name (in a good way) throughout Iowa. OtherWords began distributing his columns in 2001 following his retirement from the Register. Kaul, who was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist for commentary in 1987 and 1999, lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. You can read more about his career in this column. He regularly writes OtherWords commentaries.
Greece and Germany don’t belong on the same continent, let alone in the same currency union.
He left Clementa Pinckney’s funeral as a black man who happened to be president.
Never before could a serious White House contender boast about his complete lack of qualifications.
The gap between the rich and the rest is growing partly because we keep electing politicians who promise nothing less.
Our experiment in self-governance has spawned a highest-bidder-take-all bazaar.