President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron with Brigitte Macron at the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on July 14, 2017. Trump has publicly wished for an American military parade. But Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says such an event would serve no public purpose, and when private whim governs, we no longer have a republic.
President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron with Brigitte Macron at the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on July 14, 2017. Trump has publicly wished for an American military parade. But Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says such an event would serve no public purpose, and when private whim governs, we no longer have a republic. Lionel Hahn TNS
President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron with Brigitte Macron at the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on July 14, 2017. Trump has publicly wished for an American military parade. But Bee ethics columnist Andrew Fiala says such an event would serve no public purpose, and when private whim governs, we no longer have a republic. Lionel Hahn TNS

On this President’s Day, let us remember the chief executive is not a king

February 18, 2018 08:00 AM