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Is This Really All Trump Has to Offer on Violent Protests?

A president is not a dictator, and he does not have the power to jump in and solve local crime problems at the drop of a hat. But urban rioting stemming from discontent over police violence has become a national problem, and it requires national leadership.

Joe Biden Should Do More Than Just Speak Out Against Violence

So long as the rioting continues, and so long as it occurs almost exclusively in cities controlled by Democrats, Biden’s pronouncements won’t matter much. Many Americans just want the lawlessness to stop.

The Media’s Irresponsible Ferguson Coverage

The effort by the left broadly, and journalists more specifically, to turn the events in Ferguson into a morality play was a shame; and in the end, it probably helped fuel the violence that occurred before and after the grand jury’s decision.