Eugene Robinson

07/23/2015 - 9:43pm

    To understand why the Iran nuclear deal is such a triumph, consider the most likely alternative: war.

    Imagine a U.S.-led military strike -- not a pinprick but an extended bombing campaign robust enough to eliminate 98 percent of Iran's...

07/23/2015 - 9:30pm

    Jeb Bush ought to be running away with the Republican nomination. He isn't, and his persona as a national candidate looks increasingly -- how shall I put this? -- Romneyesque.

    Bush is...

07/17/2015 - 12:07am

            Is Bernie Sanders the political reincarnation of Eugene McCarthy? I doubt it, but let's hope he makes the Democratic presidential race interesting.

            I don't know if...

07/17/2015 - 12:06am

            For most of my life, a flag representing white supremacist violence against black people flew at the capitol of my native state. It is a very big deal that this emblem of hatred and oppression is finally coming down.

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07/03/2015 - 2:53pm

    It is impossible to know whether the Charleston tragedy will someday be seen as a turning point in the nation's long, difficult struggle with race. But we can hope.

    At Friday's funeral...

07/03/2015 - 2:38pm

    One hundred fifty years too late, the Confederacy may finally be coming to an end. Finishing it off, however, will require more than getting rid of an offensive flag.

    Not that the astounding...

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