Amid your complaints, a reason to give thanks

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Washington Examiner—"It was the worst of times.” The words are Charles Dickens’, from the opening paragraph of a novel set in the 1790s, but the sentiment is familiar today. Americans are divided as never before, we are frequently told, angrily at odds with each other, polarized politically, economically, culturally, and in our entertainment preferences.

LeBron James gives Lakers reason to believe. If Los Angeles ever becomes LeBron James’ city, it will be because there are more nights like Wednesday night, nights when he imposes his physicality and intellect with such force that he demolishes any notion there is an active player his equal. What James did in the Lakers’ 126-117 victory over...