Eugene Robinson

02/26/2015 - 5:29pm

    Jeb Bush's highly anticipated speech on foreign policy reminded me of the joke in which two senior citizens are complaining about a restaurant. "Terrible food at that place," says one. "Yes," says the other, "and such small portions!"

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02/26/2015 - 4:49pm

    The House of Representatives seems to be trying mightily to make itself irrelevant, with Speaker John Boehner leading the effort. I can't help but think of the old proverb: "The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on."...

02/19/2015 - 9:42pm

    President Obama's request to Congress for authority to use military force against the Islamic State explains his view of why to fight this war. But it doesn't really tell us how.

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02/19/2015 - 8:02pm

    There is no doubt that President Obama's remarks about Christianity at the National Prayer Breakfast last week were historically accurate. But they were also -- let's face it -- glib, facile and patronizing.

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02/12/2015 - 5:48pm

    Bang. Bang. Crash That was the sound of the Republican majority in Congress shooting itself in both feet, then tripping over them.

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02/12/2015 - 4:38pm

    To understand why the centerpiece initiative of President Obama's budget makes so much sense, imagine that U.S. corporations decided to bring home -- in cash -- the estimated $2 trillion in profits they are stashing overseas to avoid paying taxes....

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