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Eugene Robinson

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Recent articles by Eugene:

Trump as troll in chief is the lesser evil

Better that the president observe than act, however unmoored from reality his commentary may be. → Read More

John Bolton is a weasel in a party of weasels

Never forget the Republican Party’s shameful refusal to acknowledge what Trump is doing to this country. → Read More

It’s not complicated: Rayshard Brooks should be alive

Yes, black men’s lives matter, even when they get drunk and fall asleep in a drive-through. → Read More

Opinions Live with Eugene Robinson: The killing of George Floyd has be to a moment of change

Chat now with Eugene Robinson on his latest columns and political news. → Read More

We are the governed. We no longer consent to let the police kill us.

Now, the question is whether the people who govern us are capable of hearing us. → Read More

Trump’s attempts to smear Obama could backfire spectacularly

Provoking the man who could inspire millions of African Americans to vote in 2020 just isn’t smart. → Read More

The United States is a country to be pitied

Thanks to Trump, we have no coherent national plan to survive the pandemic. → Read More

80,000 Americans have died. Trump is still engaged in magical thinking.

The president thinks he can wish the virus away. → Read More

Democrats always appeal to the mind. Now they must go for the gut.

Defeating Trump and his GOP enablers is too important to leave any weapons on the shelf. → Read More

We keep waiting for the ‘new normal.’ It might already be here.

We have to find a way to coexist with the coronavirus. → Read More

Our meat is more important than meatpacking workers, according to Trump

Never mind worker safety, bring the president more meatloaf. → Read More

We should be worried about Trump’s rants

If a friend of yours behaved like the president, you’d check on him, wouldn’t you? → Read More

There are no shortcuts to defeating the coronavirus

There are signs that the very worst may be behind us — if only we can remain patient. → Read More

Journalists are tasked with reporting the truth. So what to do when Trump lies?

We need the mental equivalent of an N95 mask to keep out Trump’s contaminants. → Read More

Trump refuses to lead a country in crisis

Sometimes, an underestimated leader improbably rises to meet the moment. Trump is not that leader. → Read More

President Trump can’t reopen the country. Only we can do that.

Getting back to normal depends on how comfortable and confident we feel. → Read More

Trump might want to get a head start on packing his bags

The president knows the widespread use of mail-in balloting reduces his chances of keeping the White House. → Read More

The one word that explains why Trump should not be president

His obsession with hydroxychloroquine reveals all of his flaws. → Read More

How to create togetherness without actually being together

We’re fighting an effortless but difficult war against the coronavirus. → Read More

The original sin in the U.S. response to coronavirus is lack of testing

One thing could calm citizens and markets. But solid information is in short supply. → Read More