Peter Funt

Briefings Hit a New Low
"Enough!" President Trump admonished CNN's Kaitlan Collins as she pressed for answers during Monday's contentious coronavirus briefing. With daily feuding between Trump and media boiling ... Read More
Politics in the Pandemic
Donald Trump is running against himself. Coronavirus has shut down just about everything, including the presidential campaign. With Bernie Sanders out of the way, former ... Read More
Apocalypse When?
Two or three times a year, falling trees knock out power at my home, in a heavily wooded section of Central California. When outages stretch ... Read More
Who Offers the Rx for Troubled Times?
A worsening coronavirus outbreak could injure President Trump's re-election prospects, although no reasonable American would hope for a medical crisis to tip an election. But ... Read More
Candidates Peddle Their Papers
Do political endorsements by newspapers have much impact? It was debatable even back in the 1980s, when daily circulation stood at about 63 million nationwide, ... Read More