Eugene Robinson

07/19/2016 - 2:00pm

    President Obama gave a majestic speech in Dallas, one of the best of his presidency, at once a soaring tribute to slain police officers and an affirmation of peaceful protest. But he was wrong about one thing: On race, sadly, we are as...

07/01/2016 - 2:00pm

    Here is the real lesson from the stunning Brexit vote: Throwing a tantrum at the polls is not liberating; it is self-defeating. Those tempted to vote for Donald Trump should pay very close attention.

    Brexit...

06/28/2016 - 9:00pm

    The extremely rare sit-in by Democrats in the House chamber may have been, as Speaker Paul Ryan claimed, a "publicity stunt." But it was a righteous one that may improve the prospects for meaningful gun control.

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06/25/2016 - 9:00am

    Donald Trump apparently wants to institute something akin to Jim Crow discrimination against Muslims, including those who are citizens of the United States. Is this what the Republican Party wants as well?

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06/21/2016 - 9:00pm

    Donald Trump must be the biggest liar in the history of American politics, and that's saying something.

    Trump lies the way other people breathe. We're used to politicians who stretch the truth, who...

06/16/2016 - 9:00pm

    The only reasonable response to the massacre in Orlando is to ban the sale of military-style assault weapons. All else, I'm afraid, is just noise.

    If this ensconces me in an ideological corner, I'm...

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