Some of President Barack Obama's supporters sound notably disappointed by his third speech on the Ferguson, Missouri, crisis. Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic: "Feel like he is utterly exhausted.
Riots in Ferguson, Missouri, draw President Obama into a familiar, although unwritten part of his job description: a blend of national healer and scold-in-chief. It's always risky for a president to get involved in local disputes.
Rep. Mo Brooks claims that liberals are waging a "war on whites." That's how goofy Brooks' logic sounds.
After leaders from more than 40 African countries gathered for President Obama's historic summit, we should not forget that free speech and a free press are economic development issues, too.
There's a hidden side to today's poverty debate that traditional politicians on the left and right too often overlook or undervalue: the decline in neighborliness.
After six years of bending to the gales of tea party vituperation against President Barack Obama, the 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls seem to be rising up like visitors to Oz -- with a heart, courage and a brain.