Letter to the editor: Is ‘Trumputin’ the best option?

This guy is unfit to be President, and always has been. His first term was a disaster, and everyone with half a brain knows it. Put this wannabe dictator in the slammer.

Addison County favors Haley over Trump

Former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley suspended her presidential campaign after Donald Trump’s sweeping success in Tuesday’s Super Tuesday primaries, but not for lack of support in Vermont and Addison County.

Letter to the editor: GOP’s top hope unfit for office

There’s something we fail to grasp about our national Republican candidate. 

Letter to the editor: Hard to see any good from #45

I am still waiting to hear why so many hold Trump in a positive way. Listing bad things about him is easy as he has done so many things that hurt this nation.

Guest editorial: Can Trump be kept off the Vt. primary ballot this March?

In the country’s 234 years, no American current or former president has been indicted on either the federal or state level. On Aug. 1, 2023, a federal grand jury indicted Donald Trump. Currently, he has been indicted by four grand juries, two federal and … (read more)

Editorial: Takeaway from Trump’s fourth indictment

Trump’s fourth indictment, from his deliberate efforts to subvert the 2020 election results in Georgia, is the most revealing and comprehensive. It’s also the most worrisome for ex-president Trump and his cohort of accomplices. That’s because the charges … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Trump’s flaws are obvious

As an intellectual failure, Donald Trump has a vast following of grammar school grads, who can identify with the knowledge gap and reject the smart elitism of their successful liberal enlightened neighbors.

Editorial: A trio for Trump, as the nation teeters on unlikely precipice

On Tuesday, ex-president Donald Trump made history again. He is the first former president to be indicted on three separate criminal charges.

Editorial: Don’t be fooled by the GOP’s defense of Trump; the indictments are serious

This week’s criminal indictment of ex-president Donald Trump is historic news that can’t be overstated, ignored by those turned off by politics, or dismissed by Trump supporters spewing nonsense as political persecution by President Joe Biden. 

Editorial: Trump charged: One question remains

On Tuesday, ex-president Trump got the kind of sordid notoriety that only a true publicity hound could relish: He became the first former or current president to be charged with a crime.

Editorial: Trump shows why taxes, power should be closely monitored

The consternation in Congress about whether to make public six years’ worth of ex-president Donald Trump’s tax information was overly wrought by a Congress, and media pundits, fearful of the truth. 

Editorial: Is Trump the face of the GOP’s decline or its hope?

Even if you somehow like the man, it doesn’t change these facts: Trump’s a tax cheat, a sore loser, a habitual liar, a thief of presidential records who refuses to return them to the government and a defeated candidate who sought to overthrow a newly elec … (read more)

Letter to the editor: State GOP must eschew Trump to regain relevancy

The recent election was a disaster for the Vermont Republican Party.

Letter to the editor: Pigs are better people than one of our former leaders

I have never met a pig that is sexist, or racist, or homophobic.

Editorial: A sea-change in expectations, Trump’s path to the ash heap

We don’t pretend that the next two years, with a divided Congress and a presidential election coming in two years (and with Trump in the mix), will be peachy keen, but we’re hoping the public vote says that most Americans want a government that works on s … (read more)