Bob Franken

Op-ed: The hundred-day sham

Those who worry that they are closed-minded because they can’t conceive of agreeing with anything Donald Trump says or does can stop beating up on... Read more

Op-Ed: Putrid pundit projections

Do you recall Cliff Clavin, the know-it-all postman character in the very popular TV show “Cheers”? (For those too young to remember, it was on... Read more

Op-ed: The mother of all games

Only a few people know what a “GBU-43/B” is. A bunch more will figure it out if we use the official designation: “Massive Ordnance Air... Read more

Op-ed: Spicer goes United

It’s time to be blunt: It’s not just that Sean Spicer made a comment that was outrageously ignorant when he told reporters that Syria’s Bashar... Read more

Op-ed: Awful questions, no answers

We don’t know if President Donald Trump was purely motivated to fire cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield. Was he genuinely horrified by the... Read more

Op-ed: Fool’s days

April Fools’ Day has come and gone, but on the first of the month, I kept marveling at how — starting even before he ran,... Read more

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