Midday Commentary on Last Night’s News — May 19, 2015

Did you see the Pat Bagley cartoon today blistering the Utah Democrats for not standing up for ethical government? With its hilarious, but relevant, take on the two elected officials who are part of the campaign finance accusations they’ve brought against each other? Yeah, me neither. It was about Republicans in Texas. Not seeing much in the way of follow-up at the Trib on the news side, or editorializing on the editorializing side. Not for nothing, guys, but it’s the Dnews that’s supposed to be apologists for the organization that…

Midday Commentary on Last Night’s News — May 12, 2015

And now for your daily… Two Very Different Takes on the Same Story: • First up, in the Trib we have Christianity getting its butt kicked for the past eight years. Well, the number of Christians, anyway. They’re down to 70 percent of the population, a decline of 8 percent since 2007. As a percentage of population, Mormons have stayed about the same at 1.6 percent. Steady may seem good, but as a Notre Dame professor says in the Trib: “While many Mormons are coming in the front door, many others…