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Trib editorial: Saturday roundup of the week’s opinions

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Stormy Daniels is interviewed by Anderson Cooper for '60 Minutes.' It aired Sunday, March 25, 2018.

“Monday’s coordinated Euro-American action against Russia may signal the end of an era: Goodbye, empty U.N. blather, hello again, coalitions of the willing.”

— Benny Avni, New York Post

“Since 2014, Congress has included the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment in its annual appropriations bills. It expressly prevents funds from being used by the Department of Justice to prosecute individuals using medical marijuana if their state allows it, nor to interfere with states that opt to legalize medical marijuana. … The funding rider was included in the most recent omnibus appropriations bill, but it appears that this fight will continue into the FY2019 appropriations process this fall.”

— Daniel J. Mitchell, The Washington Times

“By neutralizing the hot-button cultural issues of guns and abortion, and highlighting Rick Saccone’s support for right-to-work and other pro-business measures, Conor Lamb re-appropriated the economic program that Donald Trump used to win Pennsylvania-18 by 20 points. He won’t be the last Democrat to do so.”

— Matthew Continetti, The Washington Free Beacon

“I would far rather watch Ms. Daniels in a porn video — her natural milieu — than on CBS News. … I doubt that anyone whose first name is not Melania will be much influenced by the media storm over Stormy.”

— John Hinderaker, PowerLine

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