Daniel Lee
Daniel Lee
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Daniel Lee is writer in Indiana. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Weekly Standard, at CNN.com, USAToday.com and elsewhere.
Addressing America’s Opiate Crisis Should Involve Making People Responsible For Their Behavior

How long and to what degree must Americans backstop people suffering the entirely predictable result of their own self-destructive behavior?

President Trump Has Certainly Unified The Country’s Political Class—Against Him

Our fractured capital is experiencing a new flowering of bipartisanship. Everyone inside the beltway, at least those getting the press coverage, seems to oppose him.

NPR, CNN, Other News Sites Hit The Mute Button On Readers

News sites are eliminating online comment sections. They would do well to remember that they should be encouraging public participation in the conversation about the life of the nation.

Researchers Have Begun To Realize That Big Data Presents Big Problems

A new book by math expert Cathy O’Neil, ‘Weapons of Math Destruction,’ discusses the social and economic problems created relying too much on algorithms.

Butler University Offers Credit For Joining Trump ‘Resistance’

How exactly does one grade participation in a protest? Do broken civilian car windows count less than those of police cars?

Sean Spicer’s ‘Holocaust Denial’ Is Really About The Media’s Trump Denial

No one in the room at the press briefing could have honestly believed that Sean Spicer was intentionally denying Hitler’s killing of six million Jews.

Politicians Misuse Terms Like ‘Nuclear Option’ To Deceive Voters

Our discourse is full of rhetorical terms used to frighten or cajole the public in a given direction. But these words don’t mean what you think they mean.

Silence Would Be Anything But Golden For Donald Trump

The president speaks fluent Garble, but somehow it works. It shows he needn’t turn into a Calvin Coolidge to be effective.