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Clinton’s challenge in a time of fear

The Republican Party’s comedy of errors in Cleveland appears to have set a low bar for Democrats at their own nominating convention in Philadelphia this week. But they shouldn’t count on that to pave Hillary Clinton’s way to victory in November.

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Flawed logic

“Fearing for Mr. Kinsey’s life, the officer discharged his firearm, trying to save Mr. Kinsey’s life,” says John Rivera, president of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association. “And he missed, and accidentally struck Mr. Kinsey.”

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Circling the wagons

While the Bush family might think it’s their staunch Republican duty to circle their wagons, the largest Republican and Independent majority in history to choose a Republican presidential candidate thinks handing the presidency and the Supreme Court to Hillary Clinton is the polar opposite of admirable.

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Booing Cruz

Who writes the Herald’s headlines? The July 21 headline saying that Ted Cruz upstaged Mike Pence should have said: “Cruz commits political suicide!”

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Beach streetcars

Re the July 8 article “Miami Beach to weigh choices for SoBe streetcar”: I get that Mayor Philip Levine wishes to get this accomplished while in office, but give me a break!

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Shot by officer

I know that we as a society should be focused on how and why Charles Kinsey, an African-American behavior technician, happened to be shot in the leg by a police officer while helping one of his autistic patients. But instead, I am going to attempt to change the narrative.

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Trump triumphs, ever the agitator

Yes. Donald Trump is the GOP’s unequivocal, no-longer-presumptive nominee for president. Still controversial, but he sealed the deal fair and square. But his relentlessly dark vision and negativity, even while promising a brighter day, sullied any hoped-for message of unity.

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Videos

Miami poet Richard Blanco's tribute to Orlando: 'One Pulse — One Poem'

The Orlando shootings at a gay nightclub hit home with Miami poet Richard Blanco, best known for his poem ‘One Today’ delivered at President Obama’s second inauguration. Here is Blanco’s poem for Orlando.
Miami poet Richard Blanco's tribute to Orlando: 'One Pulse — One Poem' 4:16

Miami poet Richard Blanco's tribute to Orlando: 'One Pulse — One Poem'

Getting into trouble with editorial cartoonists at Tooning Into Election 2016 1:47

Getting into trouble with editorial cartoonists at Tooning Into Election 2016

Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen talk politics, Florida and a presidential bid at the Miracle Theatre 57:11

Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen talk politics, Florida and a presidential bid at the Miracle Theatre

Video: Mayor Carlos Gimenez talks about the budget, transportation and legalization of Uber 7:29

Video: Mayor Carlos Gimenez talks about the budget, transportation and legalization of Uber