Eugene Robinson

07/31/2014 - 8:47pm

    The civilian death toll in Gaza from Israel's latest incursion is appalling. The right to self-defense is inalienable, but it is not free from moral constraints.

    As of this writing, nearly 750 Palestinians have been killed since the Israeli assault began, including dozens of children. On Thursday, a compound...

05/22/2014 - 6:05pm

    Finally, an authentic scandal: incompetence and deception at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Given what we know so far, more heads need to roll -- and a criminal investigation should be launched.

    Republicans have accused the Obama administration of so many faux...

05/18/2014 - 11:14pm

    Republican panic at the prospect of facing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race has suddenly reached Godzilla-nearing-Tokyo proportions.

    The election is more than two years away, and Clinton hasn't even decided whether to run. But none of this seems to...

05/15/2014 - 4:21am

    Before asking a question at the coming show trial, each self-righteous congressional inquisitor should be required to correctly locate Benghazi on an unlabeled map.

    That would shorten the farce. My guess is that some of the House Republicans screaming loudest in faux...

05/08/2014 - 9:17pm

    Democrats, if you want to win in the fall, take some advice from Pharrell Williams: "Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth."

    The Mountie-hat-wearing pop singer's infectious "Happy" should be the Democratic Party's theme song...

05/08/2014 - 8:45pm

    Is it safe to say that Barack Obama's presidency will be remembered as the most consequential since Ronald Reagan's -- a presidency that "changed the trajectory of America" and "put us on a fundamentally different path"?

     That was the...

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