E.J. Dionne

E.J. Dionne

E.J. Dionne writes about politics in a twice-weekly column for the Washington Post.

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Monday, July 24, 2017
The Trump Election Commission Exists Solely to Justify a Trump Lie
President Trump had some remarkable things to say at the inaugural meeting of his Commission to Promote Voter Suppression and Justify Trump’s False Claims, which is formally known as the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity . He also asked a question that deserves an answer. Lest...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Make Inequality Worse Act of 2017
“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” Novelist Anatole France’s mischievous observation came to mind when the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Republican cut-taxes/gut-...
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Monday, March 06, 2017
The Trump Experiment May Come to an Early Tipping Point
President Trump’s astonishing and reckless accusation that he was wiretapped on orders from President Barack Obama should finally be the tipping point in how the country views him and his presidency. Obama, through a spokesman, said the charges were “ simply false .” On Sunday afternoon, the New...
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