David Lazarus

David Lazarus

Consumer columnist for the Los Angeles Times and KTLA-TV Channel 5, part-time radio host. I get my kicks above the waistline, sunshine.

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Is there any doubt Trump will be the first American president to try to pardon himself for any crimes he may have committed while in office?

Column: Fake reviews should stay online, researchers say. I'm not so sure

Column: No, a chiropractor can't cure COVID-19 (or diabetes, for that matter)

Christ, I hope our hard-working president can find the time for a little golf today

Florida is what you'd get if Republicans actually had any interest in governing

Now awaiting Trump's tweet that he's been encouraging people to wear masks from the very beginning

Gosh, it would be terrible if Democrats regained control of the White House and Congress, and the nation had to suffer through healthcare reform, immigration reform, climate-change rules and, oh yes, actual management of the pandemic


The poorly educated probably don't realize that talks with the EU on lowering tariffs began under Obama. Trump halted them. Now he's started them again and claiming a trade win

There's a growing suspicion that we won't be giving up our foster kitty

Just to be clear, today was the day a prominent GOP lawmaker took a pro-rape, pro-incest position

I'm getting a lot of nice emails from readers who didn't know they qualified for a piece of the #Equifax  privacy settlement. The link to find out is in the column

After being targeted by anti-Semites for being a Jewish reporter, I no longer think Hillary went too far with 'basket of deplorables' thing

The harsh reality is that the U.S. is one of the few developed countries that allow pharmaceutical companies to charge whatever they want for prescription drugs

Right now, Ryan is haggling with far-right members of his party who want Americans to have even *less* health coverage. Think about that

I spoke to my dog this morning in calm, measured voice. He thought I was very presidential