Main Street ICE opened for another season Thanksgiving night. The skating rink, set up on Boyd Plaza in front of the Columbia Museum of Art, was a welcome activity for many after Thanksgiving dinner. The rink will be open through Jan. 18.
The Syrian refugee debate has become a national embarrassment. It begins with a president, desperate to deflect attention from the collapse of his foreign policy, retreating to his one safe zone — ad hominem attacks on critics, this time for lack of compassion toward Syrian widows and orphans.