Editorials

Editorials

School trustee votes against the FWISD budget don't add up

Something is wrong when Fort Worth school trustees hold nine budget hearings over six months, then three of the four elected board leaders vote against the funding plan at the last minute. One board members claims she had a deal to support other trustees for board offices in exchange for their rejecting the budget.

Editorials

Hispanics will soon be the largest Texas group, able to shape elections

Population projections released last week by the U.S. Census Bureau show Hispanics becoming Texas’ largest group in 2022, just four years away. And if Hispanics finally embrace their voting potential they could keep Republicans in power or turn Texas purple then blue. More Texas Hispanics vote Democratic, but they are not monolithic with their support.

President Trump’s attacks on the media are unprecedented

Politicians often grumble about journalists. But President Donald Trump has upped the ante to a level unprecedented in modern times. No, the press is not the "enemy of the American people."