Newspaper Columns from 2021

Golden, Carl (2021). “Bungling a Loss". Insider NJ. December 29.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Republicans In Disarray". featured in Press Herald and Havasu News. December 7.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Murphy Needs to Confront the Anger out there". Insider NJ. November 29.

Golden, Carl (2021). “For Republicans, It’s Still the Trump Show". Insider NJ. October 13.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Murphy V. Ciattarelli: A Dramatic Sea Change Unlikely". Insider NJ. September 21.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Gateway, SALT Repeal Teeter on a Knife’s Edge with Biden Infrastructure Plan". Insider NJ. September 8.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Biden’s Failed Response to the Fall of Afghanistan". August 25.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Infrastructure bill: Biden, nearly grasping victory, may still have to compromise | Opinion". Burlington County Ttimes. August 13.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Ciattarelli Sinks into Ideological Quicksand – Again". Insider NJ. July 27.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Those who reject the vaccine should be ready to accept the consequences | Opinion". July 19.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Fauci Can Defeat the Virus, But Not Conspiracy Theories". Also featured in Daily Gate City, Imperial Valley Press, Press Herald, The Ironton Tribune, The Greeneville Sun, The Yuma Sun, The Journal-Courier, The Daily Journal, The Korea Times, The Ledger Independent, The Keene Sentinel and SitNews. July 15.

Golden, Carl (2021). “‘Soft on Crime’ Dems Dance with Political Doom". Insider NJ. July 12.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Biden’s Crumbling Infrastructure Deal". Also featured in Bedford Gazette and Imperial Valley Press. July 1.

Golden, Carl (2021). “The Incredible Political Travels of Steve Sweeney". Insider NJ. July 1.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: Murphy beats Ciattarelli in a walk? Not so fast". NJ Spotlight News. June 28.

Golden, Carl (2021). “How the 2022 Budget Impacts the Governor’s Race". Insider NJ. May 12.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Op-Ed: Challenging the tradition of the county line in NJ’s primary elections is a ‘hopeless’ task". NJ Spotlight News. June 11.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: Murphy may have overreached by seeking caveat on COVID-19 restrictions". NJ Spotlight News. May 25.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Republicans Hoping to Ditch Trump Are Forgetting Something". Also featured in Spot On Mississippi and Daily Journal. May 19.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: ‘Deceiving themselves,’ NJ Dems who demand SALT relief as part of Biden infrastructure plan". NJ Spotlight News. May 13.

Golden, Carl (2021). “This is What Dignity Looks like – in the Face of a Howling Mob". Insider NJ. May 12.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Liz Cheney For President?"CagleCartoons.comAlso featured in The News-Item, Press Herald, Brunswick Times Record, Havasu News and The Eagle. April 29.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Biden’s Supreme Court commission is about one thing". CagleCartoons.comAlso featured in Daily Journal and April 13.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Christie Tries Early to Stake out his 2024 Turf". Insider NJ. April 8.

Golden, Carl (2021). “The Zen of Jen". Insider NJ. April 1.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: Sweeney wants to reassert NJ legislators’ role. Murphy would be wise to accede". NJ Spotlight News. March 29.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Jan. 6 commission stalls on Pelosi, McConnell's watches. It didn't have to | Opinion". Also featured in Star Tribune, Press Herald, Havasu News-Herald and Daily News. March 23. 

Golden, Carl (2021). “Murphy pandemic response will by key issue in NJ governor’s race". March 19. 

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: Why Murphy’s handling of the pandemic likely will be a plus in his reelection bid". NJ Spotlight News. March 15.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Cuomo is toast | Opinion". March 5.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Pelosi Wants to Ignore the Kean-Hamilton 9/11 Commission Model". Insider NJ. March 1.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: Oh, for the good old days of disorderly and chaotic budget presentations". NJ Spotlight News. February 24.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Murphy sticks to deny and delay strategy on women's prison abuses, by Carl Golden" February 17. 

Golden, Carl (2021). “Lincoln Wouldn’t be Proud". Insider NJ. February 15.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Carl Golden: Two members of Congress will dominate the next election ". Press Herald. Also featured in The Greeneville Sun, Daily Journal, WiscNews and The Red Bluff Daily News. February 11.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: Murphy is following well-worn path on prison controversy". NJ Spotlight News. February 10.

Froonjian, John (2021). “Stockton promotes civility in politics, learning how to disagree, by John Froonjian" February 3. 

Golden, Carl (2021). “Murphy must confront allegations of brutality, abuse at women’s prison | Opinion". January 31.

Golden, Carl (2021). “The evolution of Mitch McConnell". CagleCartoons.comAlso featured in The News-Item, Press Herald, Brunswick Times Record, Havasu News and The Eagle. January 21.

Golden, Carl (2021). “GOLDEN: Marijuana legalization: Realists involvement would be beneficial". Burlington County Ttimes. January 21.

Golden, Carl (2021). “GOP Primary for Governor: Ciattarelli’s Steinhardt Post-Game". Insider NJ. January 15.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Opinion: How State House dysfunction has stymied marijuana legalization". NJ Spotlight News. January 12.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Clutching My Precious Inauguration Tickets". Insider NJ. January 7.

Golden, Carl (2021). “Trump Just Made the NJGOP’s 2021 Tough Job Even Tougher". Insider NJ. January 4.