Opinion Columns & Blogs

Leonard Pitts Jr

Journalism’s hard year draws to a close

It was, after all, a year in which the country firmly entered the post-factual era, led by an incoming president who has no time for intelligence reports, yet is a devotee of a conspiracy website that claims symbols on a pizza menu are used by pedophiles to send messages.

Leonard Pitts Jr

Recount not justified in this election

To be seen as credible, a recount must begin immediately — and preferably automatically. If the results in any of the states in question were overturned at this late date, Donald Trump’s supporters would suspect malfeasance — and be justified in doing so.

Opinion Columnists

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen joined the Herald in 1976 and worked as a general assignment reporter, magazine writer and investigative reporter before starting his column in 1985. Follow @CarlHiaasen
Leonard Pitts Jr

Leonard Pitts Jr

Leonard Pitts Jr. won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2004. His column runs every Sunday and Wednesday. Follow @LeonardPittsJr1
Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin spent nearly 20 years as a foreign correspondent and 12 more as the Herald’s TV critic. He is a 1975 graduate of Stanford University. Follow @glenngarvin

Videos

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

From Florida's Python Challenge to the candidates most likely to get us into World War III, Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen lobbed a few choice zingers about the 2016 presidential campaign at the Miracle Theater in Coral Gables.
Matias Ocner mocner@miamiherald.com
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Dave Barry and Carl Hiaasen talk politics, Florida and a presidential bid at the Miracle Theatre

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Deadly attack on festival goers at Mexican resort nightclub

Pollo Tropical looks to get back on top 0:41

Pollo Tropical looks to get back on top

The last day of the circus in Miami 1:39

The last day of the circus in Miami