Bob Franken

Op-ed: The unwilling exit strategy

In spite of all the controversy about Scott Pruitt’s cushy D.C. condo, it’s entirely appropriate that he was getting a sweetheart deal on a place... Read more

Op-ed: Chaos theory in action

“‘Cheer up,’ they said. ‘Things could be worse.’ So I did, and sure enough, they were.”

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Trump’s wonderful parade

It looks like no amount of ridicule is going to dissuade President Donald Trump from holding his parade on Veterans Day. At least he’s decided... Read more

Op-ed: The daily dalliance report

Thursday, March 8, 2018. Mark down that date. It was a day for news of huge significance: Tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, and a... Read more

Op-ed: Trump the translation

Let’s ponder “manslation,” the term that describes that irritating male habit of deciding it’s necessary to interpret to the group what a woman is “really”... Read more

Op-ed: The White House ‘exitus’

There’s a lot of talk about the Trump presidency unraveling. Big mistake. That assumes it was ever raveled. Now, however, it is about to be... Read more

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