Saturday’s Opinions: Former attorney general: Trump made the right call on Comey

A theory: Trump fired Comey because he’s taller; The left’s misguided obsession with ‘cultural appropriation’; The simple moment when my autistic son was treated like any other person; Protests against removing Confederate monuments are not really about history; Bail keeps these moms in jail on Mother’s Day. So strangers are posting it for them.; Will Trump get away with what Nixon could not?; Trump’s top aides must go; Taking aim at Tysons’ last forest — again; Three ways we can help the D.C. children who live in fear; Here’s how the EPA can help states with their smog problems; Back in the good old days, these Washingtonians knew how to have fun; Rod Rosenstein has one chance to save himself; Trump’s commission on ‘election integrity’ could instead restrict voting; Sessions’s new criminal charging policy would drag the country backward; Maryland Democrats’ faux redistricting reform; Sure, closing the carried interest loophole is the right thing to do. But it’s not enough.; Jesus knew not to mix church and state; Trump’s critics need more than vague insinuations to stop him; Happy Hour Roundup; The Daily Spicer: ‘He’s a nice man’; Clapper’s remarks constitute the third strike for Trump; Trump won’t let the Russia story die; This past acting FBI director should be a warning to Republicans who would support Trump’s pick
 
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Former attorney general: Trump made the right call on Comey
The Russia investigation will remain in full swing no matter who is leading the FBI.
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A theory: Trump fired Comey because he’s taller
We’ve left Orwellian territory and have entered the Trumpian zone.
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The left’s misguided obsession with ‘cultural appropriation’
Our culture is enriched by the melding of different artistic traditions.
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The simple moment when my autistic son was treated like any other person
One man’s unblinking response turned a potentially fraught outing into a rare blessing.
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Protests against removing Confederate monuments are not really about history
They invoke a toxic nostalgia for a time and place of white supremacy.
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Bail keeps these moms in jail on Mother’s Day. So strangers are posting it for them.
Coordinated communal efforts to bail out poor women of color are shaking up the criminal justice system.
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Will Trump get away with what Nixon could not?
It is not plausible that Flynn talked to the Russians without Trump knowing.
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Trump’s top aides must go
Comey’s firing and its aftermath demand a special counsel — and a sweep of White House officials.
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Taking aim at Tysons’ last forest — again
A Tysons Corner development project would threaten sensitive land that serves as a pollution buffer.
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Three ways we can help the D.C. children who live in fear
The violence in some parts of our city hurts everyone.
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Here’s how the EPA can help states with their smog problems
Power plants in upwind states are polluting Maryland’s air. 
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Back in the good old days, these Washingtonians knew how to have fun
Politicians and journalists weren’t afraid to laugh with and at each other at Women’s National Press Club parties.
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Rod Rosenstein has one chance to save himself
The once-renowned lawman has become a national joke.
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Trump’s commission on ‘election integrity’ could instead restrict voting
A panel packed with partisans, on the hunt for evidence of a virtually nonexistent problem, won’t fix U.S. elections.
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Editorial Cartoons
With Trump obsessing about Comey, one thought naturally leads to another The little king is angry
Now, where is he going with that? President Trump blows his top and fires FBI Director James B. Comey, apparently over the continued attention to the investigation of Trump associates and their Russian connections.
 
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Sessions’s new criminal charging policy would drag the country backward
It’s time for Congress to act on sentencing reform.
 
Maryland Democrats’ faux redistricting reform
In Annapolis, a bill is passed — with a big fat asterisk.
 
Sure, closing the carried interest loophole is the right thing to do. But it’s not enough.
The change won’t mean much if it’s done in the process of making the tax code less fair overall.
 
 
“Free For All” Letters
Jesus knew not to mix church and state
As one of many Christians dismayed by President Trump’s executive order directing the Internal Revenue Service to ignore the constitutional separation of church and state, I take exception to the ch…
 
 
Latest Blogs
Trump’s critics need more than vague insinuations to stop him
Alleging “an unusually extensive network of relationships” won’t do it.
 
Happy Hour Roundup
Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.
 
The Daily Spicer: ‘He’s a nice man’
And?
 
Clapper’s remarks constitute the third strike for Trump
The president now appears to be irrational, if not ill.
 
Trump won’t let the Russia story die
This White House — and the American people — would be best served if President Trump put a hold on his tweets, let the process work and allowed stories to fade.
 
This past acting FBI director should be a warning to Republicans who would support Trump’s pick
The independence and integrity of an FBI director have been called into question before.
 
 
     
 
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