Salena Zito Columns

Democrat realities revealed in Iowa

Voters keep sending the political class a message, and the political class continues to misread it. It is as if the political class doesn't ...

Wanted: A party of moderate traditionalists

Questioning authority, especially our political leadership, is part of America's ethos, according to Bruce Haynes. "From the Boston Tea Party and Whiskey Rebellion, to Black ...

Can the clown cars converge on the center-right?

SOMERSET Three cars in a row with Bernie Sanders bumper stickers passed the traffic signal on the old Glades Pike in the center of town. ...

Obama sired America's discontent

Commuters driving Pittsburgh's old Lincoln Highway alignment last week caught the last glimpse of the pillars of steam from the Shenango coke plant on Neville ...

It's the Democrats, not the GOP, in disarray this election cylce

Last Tuesday, Bloomberg political reporter Sahil Kapur tweeted from a Donald Trump rally in Massachusetts that an undecided New Hampshire voter said he will likely ...

Let us not be consumed by the mob

Every political movement has a tipping point. It goes too far, or it loses its original purpose — or it becomes so self-enamored, under the ...

We must trust ourselves again

Two women in their mid-50s stood talking in a longer-than-usual grocery line the day after last weekend's Democrat debate. They focused not on the debate's ...

It's all about family traditions

With all great traditions comes a little chaos. Three 9-foot-long tables stretched half the length of Penn Brewery tavern; 2-year-old Elena Simonetti clapped her hands ...

The left's war on religion

For the briefest of moments, Sister John Bauer's sparkling smile — framed by her nun's habit, as she held the 10-point, 200-pound buck she bagged ...

Creating an unbecoming society

RICHMOND, Ohio All that's left of Richmond College is a sign on Ohio Route 43 and a single file box of information at Western Reserve ...

The lessons of time

BEDFORD In the basement of an old five-and-dime department store in this central Pennsylvania town, a spry elderly man — armed with a tool box ...

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