Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Republican problems with Judge Moore

The Republican Party does not have a Judge Roy Moore problem. It has Judge Moore’s problems. That’s plural for a reason. Moore is hardly an aberration in Republican ranks. In the past two decades, the list of Republican governors, members of Congress and state and local officials who have been accused of, convicted of, and Read More…

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This year, ‘lesser of two evils’ tough to embrace

While the Democratic Party is famously diverse, the televised face of the party was notably black and female at the party’s recent national convention in Philadelphia. In speech after speech touting unity and togetherness, cameras singled out black women, especially during the climactic speech by Michelle Obama in which she explicitly connected the experience of Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump touts his law and order history

It is certainly true that when Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shouts repeatedly that he is the “law and order candidate,” he is simply pilfering the line and pitch that would-be presidential candidates George Wallace, Barry Goldwater, Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton worked to death during their White House bids. It also has been amply Read More…