The Point

Maine and what to make of it

Thursday, March 23, 2017: Don’t repeal Obamacare, support North Woods monument, Oakhurst comma dispute
The Point

Bangor would be hardest-hit by Trump cuts to heating aid

Bangor, Lewiston and Skowhegan would get hit hardest by cuts to federal heating assistance in President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget.
Thursday, March 23, 2017: Don’t repeal Obamacare, support North Woods monument, Oakhurst comma dispute
CONTRIBUTORS

The Oakhurst lawsuit gives grammarians everywhere reason to rejoice

The Maine case strikes a blow for the importance of clarity against the Oxford comma's opponents.
EDITORIALS

This is no time to sow doubt about climate change

This is not a time to sow doubt about climate change. It’s a time to figure out how to make substantial, long-term reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while also preparing for a time of rising temperatures and sea levels. Pruitt’s tenure at the EPA could set America on a dangerous course backward.
DANA MILBANK

Republicans read Trump’s cue cards on Russia

This would be a good time to do something about the red menace of Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Instead, we’re talking about the Red Raiders of Texas Tech.
The Daily Brief

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