Francis Wilkinson

Wilkinson: Trump’s inaction on ‘Dreamers’ shows pangs of conscience

In April, President Donald Trump said that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 2012 federal program to protect undocumented “Dreamer” immigrants who arrived in the United States as children, was a “very difficult subject for me.”

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Hard-right conservatives' real enemy is democracy

The House Republican conference is in a pickle. It doesn't want the leader it has. It just destroyed Kevin McCarthy, its leader in waiting. And the leader it purportedly pines for, Rep. Read more

Wilkinson: Accommodating media would help Clinton's presidential bid

At some point on the long, hard slog toward 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Hillary Clinton is going to need the people whom she least wants. Read more

Wilkinson: Racial politics now changing in America

History is being made almost willy-nilly this week. The effect is dizzying - and profound. Between the time I write this and the time it is published, another prominent Southern political leader may well take a symbolic step away from the Confederacy. Read more


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