Opinion

On this day: Dewey does NOT defeat Truman

The Chicago Tribune was once known as much for what it and owner Robert McCormick did not like as for what they preferred, especially when it came to the editorial page. McCormick, who built a...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: A recap of the candidates

For president: We want a president who has a healthy working relationship with talented and experienced Cabinet heads and advisers; who thinks long-term about the country’s and the world’s...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements 2020: The issues recapped

Amendment 77, Local control of gaming, will allow residents of Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek to expand gaming and gaming limits, removing the maximum single bet limit of $100, and...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: What makes a leader?

Leadership seems always to be on our minds. We think we know what it is by pointing to heroes such as George Washington, whose greatest act, because his most selfless, was to step down from the...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

On this day: A man, a plan, a canal

There is much talk afoot of doing big things in the U.S., from addressing climate change à la the Green New Deal to Medicare for All to the gargantuan deficit spending we have seen bound up with...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: A recap of the candidates

For president: We want a president who has a healthy working relationship with talented and experienced Cabinet heads and advisers; who thinks long-term about the country’s and the world’s...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements 2020: The issues recapped

Amendment 77, Local control of gaming, will allow residents of Central City, Black Hawk and Cripple Creek to expand gaming and gaming limits, removing the maximum single bet limit of $100 and...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: Lincoln’s reelection

The best and most comprehensive treatment of Abraham Lincoln and his presidency must be Michael Burlingame’s two-volume biography, “Lincoln: A Life ,” from 2008. It is an understatement to say...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

On this day: Cornwallis surrenders – sort of – at Yorktown

He was born on the last day of 1738, at home in Grosvenor Square, London, although his family’s estates were primarily in Kent. The oldest son of the fifth Baron Cornwallis, he entered a life of...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: For president of these United States

For the next four years, here are the characteristics that the Herald ’s editorial board would like to see in the president of the United States: A president who has a healthy working relationship...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Endorsements: For U.S. Senate, only one candidate has right stance on health care

On the most significant issue facing Americans, access to properly priced health insurance and medical care, Senate candidate John Hickenlooper easily deserves support. Hickenlooper is not a...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Our view: When the news ignored the Wright Brothers

Strange as it may sound, we used to be in the habit of saying that if a thing were true, it would be reported in the press. That still echoes in complaints that the news media is not covering...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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