Eugene Robinson

09/24/2016 - 1:00pm

    July and August were the hottest months for the planet since record keeping began. Scientists are confident that 2016 will be the hottest year. Rising sea levels have made flooding commonplace in several major U.S. cities. And meanwhile, one of our leading presidential candidates says climate change is some kind of Chinese hoax.

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09/21/2016 - 4:00pm

    If Democrats want to beat Donald Trump, they need to get past the freak-out stage and get to work.

    In a sane and just world, this presidential race would be a walkover. Commentators would already be sketching out their postmortem analyses of an all-...

09/17/2016 - 6:00pm

    Why does Donald Trump say such nice things about Vladimir Putin and Russia? What is Trump hiding in the tax returns he refuses to release? And are those two questions related?

    Voters should demand answers. Until we get them, we can only speculate...

09/09/2016 - 8:00am

    The most revealing moment in the presidential candidates' first joint forum Wednesday night came when Donald Trump told the world how much he admires Vladimir Putin.

    Never mind that the Russian strongman invaded Ukraine and seized Crimea. Never...

09/08/2016 - 8:00pm

    Every once in a while, the curtains part and we get a glimpse of the ugliest, most shameful spectacle in American politics: the Republican Party's systematic attempt to disenfranchise African-Americans and other minorities with voter ID laws and other restrictions...

09/07/2016 - 5:00pm

    Donald Trump's diatribe on immigration Wednesday night dispelled any conceivable doubt: He is a dangerous demagogue who rejects the values of openness and inclusion that made this country great. Rarely has an American politician given such an un-American speech....

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