Commentary

Guest Commentary: Baltimore Needs Real Progressive Leadership to Thrive

As the number of homicides in Baltimore surpasses record levels and city leaders pursue shortsighted measures to reduce violent crime by locking up more...

Guest Commentary: GOP Still Has a Chance to Repeal Obamacare — If They Can...

By Charlie GerowLet's start with what should be obvious: Obamacare has failed.It never did what it promised. The Affordable Care Act wasn't so affordable....

Guest Commentary: The ‘Bully Pulpit’ – Then and Now

By David ReelIn today’s contentious political arena, few topics generate more intense discussion than the “proper” roles of the media and the “proper’ roles...

Guest Commentary: Five Things Democrats Need to Learn from the Georgia Special Election

By Charlie GerowIn each of the special elections since Donald Trump became president, Democrats have touted their candidacies as a chance to show the...

Commentary: Rushern Baker, Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats’ Dilemma

By Josh KurtzI’ve been having a hard time separating Rushern Baker’s announcement this week that he is running for governor with the Democrats’ deflating...

Guest Commentary: The Lessons of Rockville High School

By George LeventhalI hope all elected officials, and the public, will take a lesson from the tragic events following a sexual encounter at Rockville...
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Guest Commentary: The Fight for Working Families

By John Olszewski Jr.Former Sun reporter Alec MacGillis’s recent article on Jared Kushner’s real estate empire in Baltimore County (published by ProPublica and The...

Guest Commentary: A Tale of Two Hogans, and Two Presidents

By Richard J. Cross IIIHarry Truman famously said, “There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know.”I have been...

Commentary: Endlessly Jealous

By Josh KurtzFormer state Del. Heather Mizeur (D) must regret that the 2014 election cycle -- when she ran a scrappy, progressive, low-budget campaign...

Sine Die: The Winners and Losers

By Josh KurtzIt’s all over but the Monday morning quarterbacking -- or perhaps more precisely, the Tuesday morning quarterbacking.The 90-day General Assembly session ended...