Bob Franken

Op-ed: Witch hunt witchcraft

The Democrats need to be careful. Already they’re overreacting to the disclosures that Don Trump Jr. and other Trumpsters met with a Kremlin insider seeking... Read more

Op-ed: McConnell’s health care manipulations

Beware of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s lowballing. That’s good advice for the Democrats and others who are getting cocky about defeating a Republican replacement... Read more

Op-ed: The BF BS report

This is another BS column. By that I mean “Bob Simplifies.” (Whatever did you think I meant?) With so much misleading rhetoric, politicians are able... Read more

Op-ed: Twitter dependence day

Donald Trump almost got it right. Where his predecessor from a couple of generations ago, President Harry Truman, famously said, “If you can’t stand the... Read more

Op-ed: The politician justices

There is a silver lining here: It enlightens anyone who believes that all those who comprise the judicial branch of our federal government, particularly the... Read more

Op-ed: Will Rogers Democrats

It was back in the 1930s that comedian-commentator (which may be redundant) Will Rogers said: “I am not a member of any organized political party.... Read more

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