Saturday’s Opinions: Everything you need to know about trade economics, in 70 words

The GOP’s hypocrisy is damaging our health-care system; Think you’re living in a ‘hellhole’ today? Try being a billionaire in 1916.; Ivanka Trump, you have one job. Time to do it.; Trump’s TV-star twin? Charlie Sheen.; America’s ‘Miracle Machine’ is in desperate need of, well, a miracle; Trump says Obamacare is broken. He’s the one who broke it.; A string of attacks on black women reminds us that racism is impossible to quantify; Yes, House Republicans, the heartless health-care vote will define you; I’m not running for the Virginia House this year, and it’s really bugging me; How to drain a swamp, literally and figuratively; One man’s long road to justice in Baltimore; How did Congress go from compromise one day to toxicity the next? Trump.; Can Eastern Market survive its own success?; Trump has brought down border crossings — by scaring people away; Black athletes shouldn’t have to ‘expect’ racism — at Fenway Park or anywhere else; Voucher critics are seizing on D.C. test scores. They’re missing the point.; Journalists should try to write about something other than themselves; Happy Hour Roundup; The High-Risk Pool; Trump’s hypocrisy on the opioid epidemic sees bipartisan outrage — and rightfully so; Afternoon links: Poster case for anti-immigration fervor falls apart; FDA denies memo: We’re not all Fox News, all the time; The King’s English
 
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Everything you need to know about trade economics, in 70 words
We can’t negotiate our way out of arithmetic.
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The GOP’s hypocrisy is damaging our health-care system
Republican rhetoric rings hollow with their health-care bill. Now they’ll pay the price.
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Think you’re living in a ‘hellhole’ today? Try being a billionaire in 1916.
It was a much harsher world, no matter how much money you had.
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Ivanka Trump, you have one job. Time to do it.
Her new book shows a limited understanding of most women’s struggles.
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Trump’s TV-star twin? Charlie Sheen.
He will do whatever it takes to win, win, win.
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America’s ‘Miracle Machine’ is in desperate need of, well, a miracle
If we don’t change course and invest in scientific research, we risk losing one of America’s greatest advantages.
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Trump says Obamacare is broken. He’s the one who broke it.
The president is depressing enrollment and scaring insurers away.
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A string of attacks on black women reminds us that racism is impossible to quantify
The most recent target: accomplished African American women.
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Yes, House Republicans, the heartless health-care vote will define you
The lower chamber has always claimed to be “the people’s house.” No more.
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I’m not running for the Virginia House this year, and it’s really bugging me
The barriers to being a good delegate are high, but we can do better.
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How to drain a swamp, literally and figuratively
This is not a comprehensive guide, but it’s a good starting point.
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One man’s long road to justice in Baltimore
Even when the system fails, it is difficult to fight.
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How did Congress go from compromise one day to toxicity the next? Trump.
His terrible instincts spurred a terrible health-care bill.
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Can Eastern Market survive its own success?
Ten years after a devastating fire, development surrounds a community favorite.
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Editorial Cartoons
Donald Trump doesn’t want to be called a loser, so keep those thoughts to yourself There’s nobody with more respect for women than the Republicans
He can spot opportunity where some don’t even look. They passed their version of a health-care bill, which puts women at risk.
 
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The Post’s View
Trump has brought down border crossings — by scaring people away
The success comes at a cost.
 
Black athletes shouldn’t have to ‘expect’ racism — at Fenway Park or anywhere else
The Red Sox were right to announce a lifetime ban for a fan who made a racist remark. Other teams should enforce similar policies.
 
Voucher critics are seizing on D.C. test scores. They’re missing the point.
What really matters is the positive difference the program has made for thousands of families.
 
 
“Free For All” Letters
Journalists should try to write about something other than themselves
For the most part, I could not be happier with the writing in the Style, Food, Travel and Arts & Style sections that proudly embraces the new, hyper- ­personal, bloggy style of journalism….
 
 
Latest Blogs
Happy Hour Roundup
Our nightly wrap-up news and opinion.
 
The High-Risk Pool
With apologies to Shirley Jackson.
 
Trump’s hypocrisy on the opioid epidemic sees bipartisan outrage — and rightfully so
Drug addicts get kicked in the teeth.
 
Afternoon links: Poster case for anti-immigration fervor falls apart
Plus: Louisiana high court upholds 18-year sentence for small amount of pot, number serving life sentences hits all-time high, charges in Milwaukee jail death.
 
FDA denies memo: We’re not all Fox News, all the time
FDA officials get a feel for what ‘counterprogramming’ means.
 
The King’s English
“Our language becomes ugly and inaccurate because our thoughts are foolish, and then the slovenliness of our language makes it easier to have foolish thoughts.”
 
 
     
 
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