Newspaper Columns from 2017

Golden, Carl (2017). "Opinion: In Trenton: 'Tis the political season of giving". December 22.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Time to Change the White House Press Briefing". December 12.

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: Uncertain fate of millionaire’s tax could impede Murphy". Asbury Park Press. December 12.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Can Sen. Tom Kean Jr. Regroup Battered Republicans". NJ Spotlight. November 28.

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: For Murphy, filling posts means saying ‘no’ more than ‘yes’". Asbury Park PressAlso featured in November 22.  

Golden, Carl (2017). "Opinion: Where Did New Jersey's GOP Go Wrong? Let Me Count the Ways". NJ SpotlightNovember 13.

Golden, Carl (2017). "Opinion: Murphy, Guadagno’s fate tied to Christie’". November 6.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Party loyalists expected to be decisive in low-turnout governor’s race, says Carl Golden". October 23.    

Golden, Carl (2017). “Even Democrats are tired of hearing from Clinton". The Times Herald. October 10.    

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: Murphy making promises he likely can’t keep". Asbury Park Press. October 2.    

Golden, Carl (2017). “Golden: Democrats have a Hillary problem". The Sentinel. September 11.     

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: State audits generally haven’t paid off". Asbury Park Press. September 7.     

Golden, Carl (2017). "40 years after his death, Elvis is still ‘The King’". August 15.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Real Property-Tax Reform Is Guadagno's Only Real Chance". NJ Spotlight. August 15.

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: CNN reporter’s clash with adviser black mark for media". Asbury Park Press. August 5.     

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Putting Guadagno’s Very Long Shot in Perspective". NJ Spotlight. July 26.

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOP's New Healthcare Slogan: Retreat and Regret". Also featured in Asbury Park Press and SitNewsJuly 11.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Putting Guadagno’s Very Long Shot in Perspective". NJ Spotlight. June 27.

Greer, Darryl (2017). “Opinion: Sweeney-Prieto School Aid Plan Could Defuse Campaign Issue". NJ Spotlight. June 20.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Trump's Demeanor Shouldn't Be Surprising". Also featured in Online Athens and Aiken StandardJune 16.

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: Power struggle starts early in Legislature". Asbury Park Press. June 13. 

Golden, Carl (2017). “Expected Democratic control of state government prompts battle to lead Assembly, says Carl Golden" June 12.

Golden, Carl (2017). "Race for governor: Stakes are high, public interest low". June 2.

Greer, Darryl (2017). “Op-Ed: New Jersey’s Coming College Enrollment Crisis". NJ Spotlight. June 2.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Donald Trump is no Tom Kean". Burlington County Times. June 1.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Imperfect Accuracy, Imperfect Honesty — the Sean Spicer Dilemma". NJ Spotlight. May 18.

Golden, Carl (2017). The Hillary Clinton rehabilitation tour". The Baxter Bulletin. Also featured in San Marcos Daily Record and Winston-Salem Journal. May 9.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Trump's first 100 days: A meaningless metric, but it’s here to stay". April 28.

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: Ideas competing in GOP primary". Asbury Park Press. April 28. 

Schulman, Sharon (2017). "Stockton U.: You probably missed Trump's latest tweet" April 6.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Bridgegate — the Ugly Political Scandal that Keeps on Giving". NJ Spotlight. April 4.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Saving Sean Spicer from the media, Trump and himself". March 31.

Golden, Carl (2017). “GOLDEN: Christie’s big three proposals going nowhere". Asbury Park Press. Also featured in March 24. 

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Murphy and Guadagno and Their Gubernatorial Baggage". NJ Spotlight. March 22. 

Golden, Carl (2017). “You're Allowed to Feel Bad for Sean Spicer". Also featured in The Courier-Tribune, The Baxter Bulletin, Frankfort Times, Pocono Record, Red Bluff Daily News and The Sentinel. March 20.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Gov. Chris Christie — the lame duck who roared". NJ Spotlight. March 2. 

Golden, Carl (2017). “I was press secretary for 2 N.J. governors: Trump will fail in crusade against leaks". 28.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Christie’s lame duck budget". NorthJersey.comFebruary 24.

Schulman, Sharon (2017). "Forecasting New Jersey’s revenues". February 22.

Golden, Carl (2017). “The Fame and Failure of Kellyanne Conway". Also featured in Asbury Park Press, The Commercial Appeal, The Times Record and The Jackson Sun. February 21.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Gov. Chris Christie, hardly your typical lame duck". NJ Spotlight. February 21.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Christie could put the ax on tax". January 27.

Schulman, Sharon (2017). "Commentary: N.J. should get a grip on tax breaks". January 25.

Golden, Carl (2017). “A Genuine Contempt for the Media". Also featured in The Tidewater News. January 23.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Opinion: Christie's State of the State, a Tour de Force on All Fronts". NJ Spotlight. Also featured in January 12.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Relationship between Christie and media probably beyond repair, says Carl Golden". January 6.

Golden, Carl (2017). “Christie era likely to end on a bitter, contentious note". Burlington County Times. January 3.