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Ed Rogers—Opinion Writer
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Ed Rogers - The Washington Post - "Post Partisan Opinion Writer"

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The Insiders: The Ferguson incident only produces losers

Now it’s time for a real downer. I don’t see anything good coming from the Ferguson, Mo., matter. Ferguson is an open wound and whether it will heal or just become an infection is anyone’s guess. In Washington, we’re always looking for political winners and losers. Well, there are no winners in the Ferguson incident. […]

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 11:43 am Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: The Democrats’ economic failures will follow them to 2016

There is an excellent editorial in the Wall Street Journal today titled “More Redistribution, Less Income,” which summarizes the findings of a recently updated Congressional Budget Office report, “The Distribution of Household Income and Federal Taxes, 2011.” The WSJ piece shines a harsh light on the failed arithmetic of America’s tax and redistribution system under […]

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 1:22 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Republicans shouldn’t overreact to Obama’s immigration order

The Wall Street Journal describes the immigration executive order announced by President Obama last night as a plan that “will give more than four million illegal immigrants the chance to apply for work permits and a temporary reprieve from deportation. People who have been in the U.S. for at least five years and are parents […]

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 1:09 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: What could save Obama?

Insiders readers know, in politics, nothing is ever as good or as bad as it seems.  And just when there is uniformity and conventional wisdom is firmly established, it’s time to start thinking about what might really happen over the next two years.  The reviews and commentary on President Obama couldn’t get any worse, and […]

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 4:29 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Where is the scrutiny of the Democratic Party?

A leaked e-mail thread started by two Hillary Clinton operatives, Robby Mook and Marlon Marshal, has drawn some ire from Republicans who take offense at their message. Highlights include operatives calling themselves “Deacon” and “Reverend,” and threats to “smite Republicans mafia-style” and “punish those voters.”  Yawn.  Seems like Republicans are crying crocodile tears. Anyway, I […]

Posted on 17 November 2014 | 6:26 pm Author: Ed Rogers

Ed Rogers
Opinion Writer

Ed Rogers is an opinion wrtier for the Washington Post PostPartisan, offering commentary from a conservative perspective. He is also chairman of the lobbying and communications firm BGR Group, which he founded with now-Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour in 1991. Rogers has been involved with numerous Republican political campaigns, including the presidential campaigns of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. In the first Bush White House, he reported to chief of staff John Sununu. In the Reagan White House, he worked in the office of political affairs. Read more about Rogers.