Official Washington is nearing a frenzy over the meeting and email exchanges between Donld Trump, Jr. and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign. Partisans on both sides are talking with far too much certainty about events they know too little about -- in other words, just another day inside the Beltway.
Celebrity graduation speeches are often surprisingly dull affairs that fade from memory shortly after they are delivered. That should not be the case with a speech Chief Justice John Roberts recently gave at his son's graduation ceremony. It isn't a gauzy, feel-good collection of bullet points. Instead, it is an essay on character and virtue.