Bob Franken

Op-ed: A tale of one network

For NBC of late, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Yes, the TV news organization where I occasionally appear... Read more

Op-ed: Of storms and morons

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly called his boss, President Donald Trump, a “moron,” but we are the real morons — certainly those in Washington,... Read more

Op-ed: Hurricane Trump

I’ve never heard President Donald Trump sing, and that’s certainly a good thing. Day after day, he shows just how amazingly tone-deaf he is.... Read more

Op-ed: Sick nicknames

Quick! What does Kim Jong Un have in common with Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, most journalists and so many Americans who have somehow... Read more

Op-ed: Hurricane hot dogs

Amid all the hurricane stories about dangers and human suffering, I find it necessary to focus on an issue that invariably comes up during these... Read more

Op-ed: Stormy weather

What a crying shame it is that it takes a calamity for Americans, in particular our leaders, to rally around and do the right thing... Read more

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