Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Taking Reagan’s name off the state building

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, William McKinley, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Richard Nixon and, of course, Donald Trump. They are American presidents that have one thing in common. They have been the targets of campaigns to get their names wiped off of public places. They were accused of being unabashed slaveholders, committing racist acts Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: White mass killers always seem to live

Connor Betts, the mass shooter in Dayton, Ohio, is an anomaly. He is an anomaly not because he murdered nine persons less than 24 hours after Patrick Crusius massacred 20 in El Paso. He is different because he was gunned down by Dayton police. That’s not the usual pattern. The pictures of Crusius being gently Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: I didn’t watch the Democrats debate

I didn’t watch this week’s installment of the Democratic presidential debates. It made good theater, but not much more. Former President Richard Nixon put his finger on the problem. In a late life reflection in 1987 on what went right and wrong in his long and checkered political career, Nixon had this to say about Read More…