City, police union get real

City, police union get real

Scranton officials have moved to halt raises for retired police and firefighters, a rare and inspiring sign that objective reality is gaining ground on abject fantasy. In related news, Acting Mayor Bill Courtright appears to have wrung some concessions from the police...

Sing along with Mitch!

— Freshly minted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s immediate challenge is to present his party as a sober-sided and serious-minded participant in governing. Or, as a recent WaPo story put it, “don’t be scary.” Well, good luck with...