Eugene Robinson

12/18/2014 - 4:25am

    The "debate" over torture is almost as grotesque as torture itself. There can be no legitimate debate about the intentional infliction of pain upon captive and defenseless human beings. The torturers and their enablers may deny it, but they know -- and knew from the beginning -- that what they...

10/16/2014 - 3:59pm

    Ebola is a nightmare disease that travel restrictions cannot keep out.  The correct response should be urgent concern -- not panic -- and an all-out crusade to extinguish the West Africa outbreak of the deadly virus at its source.

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10/16/2014 - 1:20pm

    By deciding not to decide, the Supreme Court may have decided: If history is a guide, same-sex marriage will soon be the law of the land.

    The court's refusal to take up cases brought by five...

10/09/2014 - 3:10pm

    Put a taller fence around the White House complex and lock the doors.

    Then get rid of the dry rot in the Secret Service bureaucracy, restore staffing to reasonable levels, adopt the latest...

10/09/2014 - 2:41pm

    President Obama should call Congress back to Washington for a special session to vote on authorizing war against the Islamic State. If he does not, Congress should return on its own to conduct this vital debate.

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10/02/2014 - 4:02pm

    President Obama began his presidency with a call for a "new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world." He will end it as a reluctant but unapologetic warrior, using U.S. military force to smash Islamic extremists and the...

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