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...

02/16/2016 - 1:00pm

    Maybe it's not us. Maybe it's the candidates.

    This election cycle is thrilling, but not necessarily in a good way. Tuesday's vote in New Hampshire lent support to the theory that both Republican...

02/14/2016 - 8:00am

    It's time for establishment Republicans to face the truth about Marco Rubio: Once you get past the facade, there appears to be no there there.

    The void behind his prettified rhetoric was stunningly...

02/09/2016 - 6:00pm

    Heading into New Hampshire, the race for the nomination of the once-genteel Republican Party seems to have entered a kind of Mad Max phase.

    It is no surprise that Donald Trump is doing his best to create...

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?

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02/03/2016 - 9:00am

Whoever wins Monday in Iowa, and whoever eventually wins the presidential nominations, one thing is already clear: Traditional politics and politicians have failed.

    That glaring fact is still difficult for the...

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