President Trump, end your war on our free press

No American president, or any city council member, for that matter, has ever unreservedly delighted in the way he or she was presented in the press. “I so appreciate the accuracy of their reporting on my perceived flaws!” said no official ever. “And good for them for holding me accountable.”


This is not the bail reform California needs

After a year of legal wrangling between the governor’s office, the judicial branch and the Legislature, a bail reform bill has been gutted and watered down. The new version essentially replaces the evils of money bail with a worse evil known as pretrial detention.

Leonard Pitts on Trump getting re-elected

Leonard Pitts on the possibility of Donald Trump being re-elected.