Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

HUTCHINSON REPORT: Republicans scream about obstructionism?

“I don’t remember us treating their nominees this way,” That is what Utah Republican Sen. Orin Hatch raged at his Democratic Senate colleagues when they had the temerity to boycott confirmation hearings on two of President Donald Trump appointees. Hatch, of course, had to feign righteous anger, indignation and disgust at what be branded the Read More…

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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: More Baton Rouge incidents could elect Trump

Here are some key dates in presidential history, politics and elections that tell much about why the wanton murder of three police officers in Baton Rouge could loom big in 2016. The dates are 1964, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2001 and 2008. In 1964, Republican presidential contender Barry Goldwater ran hard on an unabashed state’s right, Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why white workers swoon over Trump

The recent finding by the Public Religion Research Institute confirmed what we know about how Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump got to be the frontrunner, and why he has stayed the frontrunner far longer than thought humanly possible. He got there and stays there because so many middle-aged white blue collar workers are enraptured with Read More…