Saturday's Opinions: A new voice for conservatism

Trump finally gets a good sense of what governing is like; Cutting essential benefits doesn't save costs — it just shifts them to families; End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals; Brace yourself, taxpayers: Trump's plutocracy doesn't come cheap; There's a big part of rural America that everyone's ignoring; A survival guide for our 'post-Christian' nation; It's time for the feds to follow the Russian money; Dogs are man's best friend — but one of wildlife's worst foes; Metro is making its own problems worse; Worried about the cherry blossoms? You may have 'phenology anxiety.'; Rockville can lead the way on smoke-free outdoor dining; It's this simple: If car drivers made bicyclists feel safer, we'd all be better off; The real way Republicans can deal with Obamacare? Actually fix it.; How Virginia can avoid another injustice like the Norfolk Four; Recalling an earlier chapter in the health-care reform saga; Time for Trump to call Nancy Pelosi; Democrats’ to-do list; Happy Hour Roundup; Huge distrust in government statistics, especially among Republicans; Trump’s colossal failure; Trump Madness, Elite Eight: What’s the quintessential quote of the Trump administration?  
   
Ross D. Franklin / AP   George F. Will A new voice for conservatism Republican Gov. Doug Ducey is taking on those would weigh down Arizonans with unnecessary regulation. Read more »
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  Kathleen Parker Trump finally gets a good sense of what governing is like Hard, hard, hard. Read more »
 
Ezekiel J. Emanuel Cutting essential benefits doesn't save costs — it just shifts them to families It would be shortsighted, anti-family and illogical. Read more »
 
Bob Taft and Joseph E. Kernan End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals The actions of those with impairments do not justify execution. Read more »
 
  Dana Milbank Brace yourself, taxpayers: Trump's plutocracy doesn't come cheap Donald Trump ran for office as a man of the people, but his rich-and-famous lifestyle is costing Americans a bundle. Read more »
 
Mara Casey Tieken There's a big part of rural America that everyone's ignoring Rural communities of color continue to be overlooked, and that holds real risks for the democratic process. Read more »
 
Christine Emba A survival guide for our 'post-Christian' nation Rod Dreher's "The Benedict Option" is relevant to anyone worried about creating and preserving a healthy U.S. society. Read more »
 
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