Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post

Marc A. Thiessen

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Recent articles by Marc:

If they won’t pass his trade deal, Trump should make Democrats own NAFTA

Rob Portman has great advice for the president. → Read More

Democrats have an immigration problem

Democrats were for rule of law when it comes to the Mueller probe, yet against rule of law when it comes immigrants who have been found by a federal judge to be in violation of U.S. immigration law. → Read More

Thiessen: Democrats say no one is above the law — except illegal immigrants

Illegal immigrants subject to ICE enforcement have been given their constitutional right to due process, with the right to a hearing in a federal immigration court and the right to be represented by counsel → Read More

Democrats say no one is above the law

We have heard a lot about the importance of the rule of law from Democrats lately. During special counsel Robert Muller’s investigation of President Trump, Democrats in Congress delivered a c… → Read More

America is greater than ‘just OK’

The fact is, all the freedom and progress those other countries enjoy today would not be possible without the United States. → Read More

Biden's electability is a myth

Despite a lackluster debate performance, former vice president Joe Biden is still holding on to his lead in the race for the Democratic nomination in large part because Democratic voters see him as… → Read More

Joe Biden’s electability is a myth

Trump will be just as happy to run against the swamp creature as anyone else. → Read More

America is greater than ‘just OK’

For most of our history, American democracy was a global outlier. → Read More

Thiessen: America is greater than ‘just OK’ [Opinion]

Maybe President Trump was right that we needed a “Salute to America” last week, because apparently some Americans have lost sight of the greatness of our country. Case in point: To mark Independence Day, The New York Times posted a video op-ed challenging what it called the “mythology” of American greatness. “America may once have been the greatest,” the Times video declares, “but today,… → Read More

America is greater than ‘just okay’

Without us, the world would be mired in the darkness of totalitarianism. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe's anthem protests hurt the fight for gender equity

Nike has withdrawn a new Independence Day-themed shoe featuring the Revolutionary War-era flag after former NFL quarterback and Nike-endorser Colin Kaepernick complained that the flag was a symbol … → Read More

Megan Rapinoe is dividing Americans instead of uniting them in the fight for gender equity

She does not have the right to protest the U.S. national anthem when playing for the U.S. national team. → Read More

Trump made his critics look small during his ‘Salute to America’

The president delivered a deeply unifying address that celebrated America’s accomplishments. → Read More

Megan Rapinoe’s anthem protests hurt the fight for gender equity

Rapinoe's protest comes at a time when the U.S. women's team has taken an important stand against gender discrimination. → Read More

Yes, Trump makes nice with dictators, but his tough actions count more

Most of the Democrats now criticizing Trump's brief visit to North Korea were silent while Obama was doing the wave in Havana. → Read More

Marc Thiessen: Trump is tough on dictators, despite his kind words

So long as Trump does not capitulate on substance, the president deserves some leeway when it comes to personal diplomacy. → Read More

Yes, Trump makes nice with dictators, but his tough actions count more

This is why conservatives aren't outraged. → Read More

The debates' biggest losers? American taxpayers

Sen. Kamala Harris of California may have been the breakout winner of this week’s Democratic presidential debates, but there was one clear loser: the American taxpayer. These were the most ex… → Read More

Commentary: The debates’ biggest losers? American taxpayers

The recent Democratic presidential debates were the most expensive presidential debates in American history. Never have so many candidates proposed to spend so much. → Read More

The debates’ biggest losers? American taxpayers

According to the Congressional Budget Office, under current law -- without all the Democrats' new entitlements -- debt held by the public is already projected to increase from 78% of gross domestic product today to 144% by 2049. → Read More