Eugene Robinson

01/15/2017 - 2:00pm

    Hold on to one image from President Obama's farewell address: The president using his handkerchief to wipe a tear from his eye as he thanked Michelle Obama for her grace and forbearance.

    The first lady was holding back tears, too, as was her daughter Malia. Politics aside, it was a touching...

11/29/2016 - 8:00pm

    It is our duty to demand ethical integrity from our presidents, and Donald Trump cannot be allowed to make himself an exception.

    He is already trying hard to do so.

    Amid the hustle and bustle of...

11/27/2016 - 8:00am

    The Republican Party is fractured by ideological divisions, led by an inexperienced and unpredictable president-elect, and quite possibly headed for a fratricidal civil war. The Democratic Party should be so lucky.

    There is much unpleasant reality...

11/20/2016 - 8:00am

    The people chose Hillary Clinton. But it's the electoral vote that counts, not the popular vote, so Donald Trump will be president. And no, I'm not over it.

    No one should be over it. No one should pretend that Trump will be a normal...

11/11/2016 - 1:00pm

    What happens when the factories and the steel mills don't come back? When the coal mines fail to reopen? When both a tightfisted Congress and the government of Mexico refuse to pay for his boondoggle of a border wall?

     When the president-...

11/08/2016 - 3:45pm

    So all the over-the-top histrionics about Hillary Clinton's emails amounted, in the end, to nothing, nada, zilch. Next to the word "fiasco" in the dictionary should be a picture of FBI Director James Comey.

    Should his picture be next...

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