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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 19, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, coming at the beginning of what her co-religionists call the Days of Awe, is a moment to lay aside the politics. The time for that will arrive soon enough. President Trump is signaling he’ll make a prompt...

A Sampler of Sun Editorials on Justice Ginsburg

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 19, 2020

Here are two and a half brace of editorials of the Sun in respect of Justice Ginsburg, who has made frequent appearances in our editorials and news stories of the Sun. Her warning about the Section 1001 of the United States code as an overly broad...

Covid Crisis Opens a Schools Voucher Moment for Trump

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 19, 2020

Never let a crisis go to waste, it’s said. The crisis that beckons at the moment is that which the Covid pandemic has precipitated in our public schools. It is laying bare how our K-12 education serves teachers unions more than their customers...

Did Princeton Secretly Want To Get Caught?

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 18, 2020

Maybe Princeton wanted to get caught. How else to explain the open letter that the university’s president, Christopher Eisgruber, published earlier this month? The epistle claims that “racism and the damage it does to people of color persist at...

FOREIGN ›

Biden Threatens To Put Spanner Into Brexit Deal

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
September 16, 2020

“More pernicious nonsense was never devised by man than treaties of commerce.” Thus declares Benjamin Disraeli in his novel, “Endymion.” As prime minister, however, Dizzy set aside such literary license, leaping at any opportunity to sell English...

Abraham Accord Challenges Iran As Biden Eyes Appeasement

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
September 15, 2020

The Abraham Accords, being signed today at the White House, are widely celebrated in the Arabian peninsula and in Israel, but they’re really bad news for Tehran.

Leftists Alarmed At Trump Hopes For Mideast Peace

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
September 11, 2020

No sooner has the Arab-Israel Spring started to blossom than the Leftists are up in arms. Gulf capitals now formalizing relations with Jerusalem are, they complain, ruled by non-democratic bad guys. Exhibit A: Bahrain, where a Sunni minority, backed...

EDITORIALS ›

Time for Trump To Fight for Judy Shelton

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 15, 2020

Senator John Thune’s comments today suggesting that Judy Shelton lacks in the Senate the votes to be confirmed as a governor of the Federal Reserve certainly strike us as important. The latest version of the story, carried by Bloomberg, quotes Mr...

Is Trump on the Way To Historic Mideast Peace?

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 11, 2020

President Trump’s announcement today that Bahrain will be the latest Arab country to recognize Israel starts to make it look like we could be on the way to a Mideast Peace. It would be unwise to get ahead of events, but it would also be unwise not to...

Jeffrey Goldberg’s Socialist Newspaper

Editorial of The New York Sun
September 10, 2020

History, we see, is up to her old tricks. This time she was summoned by Paul Sperry of the New York Post, who put out on Labor Day a tweet with a note saying: “BACKGROUND: The author of ‘The Atlantic’s’ discredited hit piece on Trump was raised by...

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Why Has the 2020 Election Become So Bitter? 

By R. EMMETT TYRRELL, Jr., Special to the Sun
September 16, 2020

The election of 2020 is well underway. President Donald Trump is probably overhead if you scan the skies long enough. Vice President has left his basement and returns to its comforts only occasionally. This campaign is heating up. What can we expect?...

Trump-Biden Battle Puts Constitution To A Torrid Test

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
September 16, 2020

In the torrid final weeks of the long presidential campaign, the unique confluence of legal, procedural, and constitutional initiatives to alter the electoral process has been publicly glimpsed only occasionally. These are all activities undertaken by...

ACLU Turns Political, Backing Biden Campaign

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
September 15, 2020

Direct mail gets less attention than television commercials or campaign events. Yet it is a battleground in the presidential race, as the campaigns and their proxies communicate privately with voters. Take a recent mailing from the American Civil...