Opinions Follow the tie 2017-09-21T00:12:39.679000000+00:00 Our dangerous, idiotic national conversation 2017-09-21T00:12:39.677000000+00:00 An overabundance of media leads to a scarcity of truth. Trump shows ‘America First’ is utterly incoherent 2017-09-21T00:12:39.675000000+00:00 His U.N. speech was a demonstration of ignorance. The American West is burning 2017-09-21T00:12:39.673000000+00:00 The public has been distracted by floods in the South, but wildfires need attention too. Cassidy-Graham is attractive in theory. But it has a giant flaw. 2017-09-21T00:12:39.671000000+00:00 Creating laboratories of democracy is laudable, but the bill is tough on free-market reforms. The White House’s preposterous policy analysis on refugees 2017-09-21T00:12:39.660000000+00:00 The administration is covering up the benefits and highlighting the costs. The ‘new’ Saudi Arabia is still a dungeon 2017-09-21T00:12:39.658000000+00:00 Despite lofty rhetoric from the new crown prince, Saudi Arabia seems determined to remain hostile to free speech. D.C. moves toward a safer strategy for youth rehabilitation 2017-09-21T00:12:39.656000000+00:00 A bill before the council would provide much-needed changes to the law. Five myths about hurricanes 2017-09-21T00:12:39.632000000+00:00 The biggest danger isn’t necessarily the wind. Why do Floridians keep telling ourselves we can beat nature? 2017-09-21T00:12:39.629000000+00:00 Irma won’t change things: We’ll go on building in the wrong place and ignoring climate change.