Scot Lehigh

A columnist for the Editorial/Op-Ed section, Lehigh provides commentary on a number of issues. Since joining the staff in 1989, he has held several editorial positions and has been a consistent member of the paper’s political reporting staff.

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Pete Buttigieg has made major strides

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At a time when other candidates have faltered or faded, Buttigieg has made himself a major contender.

OPINION | Scot Lehigh

The conspiratorialist castle crumbles

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The conspiracy theories the modern conservative movement relies on are collapsing.


Giving impeachment panel Republicans the credit they’re due

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Some sympathy, please, for the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee. They are trying their best in difficult times.

OPINION | Scot Lehigh

Daniel Ellsberg, the original whistle-blower, looks back — and forward

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Daniels Ellsberg says people whistleblowing is risky — but worth it.