Jay Bookman

Opinion columnist and blogger with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues

Opinion: A little Low Cut Connie to go

Here’s a band out of Philly that I’ve been following for a few years now.  It’s tough to find that sweet spot, that balance between...
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Opinion: Mueller is Trump’s creation

Opinion: Mueller is Trump’s creation

One year ago today, Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russian interference into our 2016 elections as well as possible collusion...
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Opinion: The con man becomes the mark

Opinion: The con man becomes the mark

At some point, it was going to happen. At some point, the bluebirds-singing-kumbaya, happy-castles-built-on-sand fantasy that North Korea was willing...
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Opinion: Two Georgias, one governor

Opinion: Two Georgias, one governor

Georgia Republicans are obsessed with guns -- guns guns guns guns guns -- and they’re downright terrified of immigrants.  Also, guns. At least...
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Opinion: An embarrassment of riches

As some of you know, I took a couple days off last week to attend the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, and it more than lived up to its billing...
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Opinion: Who hears that ka-ching?

Opinion: Who hears that ka-ching?

“Ka-ching!” That’s the sound made by coins pouring out of a slot machine that just paid off big time, and Sheldon Adelson knows it well...
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Opinion: Big money in Trump’s Swamp

Opinion: Big money in Trump’s Swamp

Pharmaceutical giant Novartis now acknowledges that it paid $1.2 million in carefully structured payments to Trump fixer Michael Cohen, allegedly for...
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Opinion: Trump’s Iran disaster

Opinion: Trump’s Iran disaster

Back during the campaign, Donald Trump told an audience of conservative American Jews what they wanted to hear: If elected president, “My number-one...
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About the Author

Jay Bookman writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.