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...

11/27/2014 - 7:11pm

    A few weeks ago, I spent a delightful afternoon and evening with Bill Cosby. I was the emcee of a gala for historically black Claflin University, which is in my hometown; Cosby was the headliner. Both of us were donating our time to a worthy cause....

11/20/2014 - 2:32pm

    The minute we glimpse a flicker of hope in the fight against climate change, Republicans in Congress announce their intention to snuff it out. Fortunately for the planet, it seems they can't.

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11/20/2014 - 2:05pm

    Oh, please. All the melodramatic Republican outrage isn't fooling anybody. The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't.

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11/13/2014 - 4:03pm

    The crisis in our political system is less about party than about horizon. To understand why, consider the issue of climate change.

    There is clear evidence -- presented yet again in a new...

11/13/2014 - 3:28pm

    All right, all right, I didn't see the wave coming. All those margin-of-error polls seemed to suggest that Democrats would likely hold their own -- probably not keep the Senate but make a respectable showing overall. Wrong.

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