Eugene Robinson

02/06/2016 - 5:00pm

    The only thing missing from Marco Rubio's victory speech Monday night was the victory: In Iowa's Republican caucus, Rubio finished not first, not second, but third. Was he expecting a bronze medal?

    Overall, it was a long evening that offered too...

01/12/2016 - 3:00pm

    Who says Donald Trump lacks subtlety? The way he's raising "birther" questions about his chief rival for the nomination is worthy of Machiavelli.

    "I'd hate to see something like that...

01/09/2016 - 7:00pm

    What do you think the response would be if a bunch of black people, filled with rage and armed to the teeth, took over a federal government installation and defied officials to kick them out? I'm pretty sure it wouldn't be wait-and-see.

01/04/2016 - 7:00pm

You probably noticed that 2015 was pretty weird. But hey, it's a brand new year -- a fresh start, a blank slate, an unwritten script. In 2016, what could possibly go wrong?

    Uh, where to begin?

01/02/2016 - 7:00pm

    History will remember 2015 as the year when The Republican Party As We Knew It was destroyed by Donald Trump. An entity called the GOP will survive -- but can never be the same.

    Am I overstating Trump's impact, given that not a single vote has been cast?...

12/25/2015 - 8:00am

    It is no longer possible to think of "the Republican Party" as a coherent political force. It is nothing of the sort -- and the Donald Trump insurgency should be seen as a symptom of the party's disintegration, not the cause.

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