Gary Meltz

Author Bio

Meltz is the Publisher of The Opinion Pages, and the Principal of Meltz Communications, a boutique public affairs and crisis management firm in Washington, DC and New Orleans.

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January 10, 2023

Are Democrats Going to Take the House? Maybe Speaker Hakeem Jefferies?

Will Democratic Minority Leader Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) become Speaker of the House before this Congress is over? Consider this article by Kyle Kondik, from the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics, which reports there…

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August 30, 2022

How Garland Should Handle Trump

Assuming the classified documents Donald Trump had in his possession at Mar-a-Lago were a matter of horrible judgement — and no evidence turns up that he was doing anything nefarious with those documents (besides possessing…

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July 20, 2022

Will Biden Matter in the Midterms? Maybe Not.

If past is prologue, Democrats stand to be shellacked in November. In a President’s first term, his popularity – or lack thereof – often translates into success or failure for his party in the midterm elections…

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May 26, 2022

Guns and Crime; Why Political Extremes Are Killing Us

The recent Texas school attack, is just the latest in a string of mass shootings across the nation. Gun violence is out of control in the U.S.   But where is common sense in all…

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May 10, 2022

HBO’s “Winning Time” is the Perfect Pandemic Watch

I just finished Season One of HBO’s Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers, and it has to be one of the best dramas of the last few years. While it’s about sports, the NBA,…

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May 3, 2022

Why The Opinion Pages Was Created

I launched The Opinion Pages, in response to media trends that should concern anyone who values reading thoughtful op-eds and considering divergent opinions. First, opinion pages are disappearing. Because of media consolidation and the reality…