Tag Archives: columns

This week’s Herald column: So long, 2013. Stuff we learned this year

For my final Herald column of 2013, I decided to take a look back at some of the things we learned this year, most of them unfortunate…

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Flashback: my first Miami Herald column in April 2003 — in opposition to the Iraq war

My first column for the Miami Herald (then as a guest columnist) was published on April 3, 2003. The subject: the invasion of Iraq. I was working at an NBC affiliate at the time, and needless to say, my boss … Continue reading

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On Sharpton’s Trayvon role: don’t hate the reverend, hate the game

Photo by Joy ReidSo Maragret Carlson is upset that Rev. Al Sharpton is leading the charge in the Trayvon Martin case? Welcome to the real world, ma’am, where it takes a media movement to make a black kid’s death something … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: Gov. Rick Scott’s plutocratic Florida (with bonus David Brooks)

Why did Rick Scott want to be governor? Clearly, not for the public service, and unless he’s a really bad businessman, not necessarily to make a personal profit (at least not while in office.) So what does this guy want? … Continue reading

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Read this: greatest … country … ever (and why Americans should give it a rest)

Slate founder, and Politico’s other conservative columnist, Michael Kinsley breaks it down: Americans are so used to being fed platitudes about how great we are, we’re neglecting to get about the business of being great. Somebody please read this to … Continue reading

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Today’s Herald column: the politicians we deserve (plus: nasty email of the day)

I’ve already gotten lots of responses on this, so thanks to everyone who emailed or Tweeted. I’ve tried to respond to as many as I can, but am getting a bit overwhelmed. (The only column that got more response was … Continue reading

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Crist or Meek: make up your minds, people

Time’s up, people. My column in today’s Miami Herald, in which I present the case for each candidate, and ask, nicely, that Democrats, independents and moderate Republicans who aren’t voting for Marco Rubio (or Alex Snitker) to get off the … Continue reading

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Miami Herald column up and running. Today’s topic: nanny state conservatives

My new Herald column is up. Spiffy preview after the jump.

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Shameless self-promotion: debating immigration, race and the GOP

The Herald has a full slate of immigration and Arizona commentary today, including pieces by Eugene Robinson, Cal Thomas, George Will and Richard Cohen, plus my column on race, Arizona and the GOP.

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Shameless self-promotion: the Herald page

Peep the new Miami Herald page. A new column will be up tomorrow (Thursday) on the 2010 race and how the Democratic base is vibing with the major campaigns.

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