Why are we giving Wolff’s book the time of day?


The right wants to know why more people on the left aren’t calling Wolff out on his assertions about President Donald Trump. A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at the issue.

Opinions from the right:

1. It’s time to stop paying so much attention to Michael Wolff’s sloppy book

From The Washington Post: Wolff’s book is too messy to take seriously.

2. Trump's successful presidency & Wolff's erroneous book

From Newt Gingrich: Is Trump mentally unfit? The left wants you to think so, but their erroneous claims have damaged any chance they have to be taken seriously. 

3.  An artistic class cowed by political correctness

From the New York Observer: Writers such as Wolff should have realized that there are perspectives in the country that differ from their own. 


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Opinion

Opinion: Everybody’s better than you-know-who

Perhaps you read this week that Donald Trump has replaced James Buchanan as the worst president in the history of the United States. This was in a survey of experts in presidential politics — people who have an opinion about whether Chester A. Arthur was better than Martin Van Buren. Trump came in last, with a score of 12 out of 100. Perhaps...
Opinion: GOP tax reform used to be unpopular. Not anymore.

WASHINGTON — When the Republican-controlled Congress first approved its tax bill in December, most Democrats believed it would be a political loser for the GOP. Indeed, a New York Times poll found that just 37 percent of Americans approved of the plan. “To pass a bill of tax cuts and have it be so unpopular with the American people is an...
READERS WRITE: FEB. 23

Problems at some HBCUs not a surprise I’m disappointed to read about the horrendous graduation rates for so many predominately black colleges (“Perilous times for black colleges,” AJC, Feb 4).The article listed 10 such colleges with six-year graduation rates between five and 17 percent. Unfortunately, it appears that the primary reason...
The left has a right to be happy with redrawn Pennsylvania lines
The left has a right to be happy with redrawn Pennsylvania lines

New district lines drawn in Pennsylvania will make a difference in this fall’s midterm elections. A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at the issue. From The National Journal: It boils down to whoever draws the map holds the power. Both parties have benefited, at times, in Pennsylvania. From Bloomberg: Democrats definitely got a boost...
The right has questions about who knew what concerning the Steele dossier
The right has questions about who knew what concerning the Steele dossier

The story about who had a part in the Steele dossier has yet to be fully revealed. A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at the issue. From Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch: What part did Comey play in the Steele dossier? From Pat Buchanan: Collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia is something we have yet to see. But we have...
More Stories