Eugene Robinson

04/28/2016 - 10:00am

    Conservatives should be delighted that Harriet Tubman's likeness will grace the $20 bill. She was a Republican, after all, and a pious Christian. And she routinely exercised her Second Amendment right to carry a gun, which she was ready to use against anyone who stood in her way -- or any fugitive slave having...

03/06/2016 - 11:00am

    The race for the Republican presidential nomination couldn't possibly get any more bizarre, appalling, puerile, embarrassing, self-destructive or --

    Hold on, this just in: It did.

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02/29/2016 - 7:00pm

    Is Hillary Clinton ready to rumble against Donald Trump? The nation and the world had better hope so.

    The question is premature but not unreasonably so. Perhaps Bernie Sanders will stun Clinton in the South...

02/26/2016 - 5:00pm

    Donald Trump's shocking transformation from reality-show host to Republican presidential front-runner is not some random and bizarre twist of fate. It grows from the failure of our political system to adapt to demographic change, economic disruption and a...

02/22/2016 - 5:00pm

    The South Carolina Republican primary may well be Jeb Bush's last stand. He described the situation -- polls show him trailing badly, following weak performances in Iowa and New Hampshire -- in typical Bushian syntax:

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02/19/2016 - 7:00am

    "Surely this time," the establishment chorus cries with joy, "Donald Trump has gone too far!"

     Sorry, but I wouldn't bet on it.

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