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Eugene Robinson

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Recent articles by Eugene:

Trump has become the voice of insecure white Americans

The next 16 months must be a referendum on the president’s weaponized bigotry. → Read More

Republicans embrace Trump’s racism. Blame them as much as him.

If the GOP believed even a fraction of its rhetoric, it would be all over the president. → Read More

USWNT deserves champion-level pay

The women's team made this incredible run while all 28 members of the squad were simultaneously pursuing a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, alleging they are paid less than the men's national team and given less support - despite their far better record. → Read More

An impeachment inquiry is risky. Not opening one is riskier.

Congress has an obligation to uphold the rule of law. → Read More

Eugene Robinson: Pay the women soccer stars what the men make

New York is giving the U.S. World Cup champions a ticker-tape parade. The soccer federation needs to pay them what they’re worth. → Read More

U.S. women’s soccer players shouldn’t be paid as much as men. They should get more.

If sports truly is a meritocracy, there should be no argument about value or compensation. → Read More

Eugene Robinson: Looking to make Independence Day all about him, Trump ends up looking small

WASHINGTON — President Trump chose the wrong backdrop for his attempt to make Independence Day all about himself. Standing beneath the majestic statue of Abraham Lincoln, occupying a space where gr… → Read More

Trump tried to make Independence Day all about him. He ended up looking small.

Missing from the president’s speech was any sense of humility as a vital aspect of American greatness. → Read More

Never Trumpers have a choice to make

I, for one, have pretty much had it with the chorus of center-right voices braying that the Democrats are heading for certain doom - and the nation for four more years of President Trump - if the party picks a nominee who actually embraces the party's ideals. Elections are choices. These Never Trumpers will have to make one. → Read More

Never Trumpers have a choice to make

I believe Trump’s improbable election was possible because the nation is undergoing a political realignment in which the traditional left-to-right spectrum is being shifted in ways not yet fully understood. I don’t claim to have accurately charted the new landscape, but I seriously doubt that aiming for the center point of the old, obsolete spectrum will get you anywhere. → Read More

Never Trumpers have a decision to make

The Democratic Party party will almost certainly pick a nominee who actually embraces the party’s ideals. → Read More

Eugene Robinson: Harris made Biden appear like a man of yesterday, not tomorrow

WASHINGTON — The biggest impact of this week’s two-night, 20-candidate Democratic extravaganza is that a new star has emerged: Sen. Kamala Harris of California turned in one of the best debate perf… → Read More

Eugene Robinson: Harris made Biden appear like a man of yesterday, not tomorrow

WASHINGTON — The biggest impact of this week’s two-night, 20-candidate Democratic extravaganza is that a new star has emerged: Sen. Kamala Harris of California turned in one of the best debate perf… → Read More

Kamala Harris got everyone’s attention. Can she keep it?

After her successful attack on Biden, now begins the serious vetting of her record. → Read More

Eugene Robinson: Democrats can’t assume Trump will defeat himself

Editor’s note: This column was written before Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate. WASHINGTON — The failings and outrages of President Trump were curiously absent Wednesday from the fir… → Read More

Democrats, remember the most important person to beat in 2020

Here’s hoping Thursday’s debate includes more discussion of how to defeat the current White House occupant. → Read More

This is the reality of Trump’s America

He panders to his base by cruelly treating brown-skinned migrant children like subhumans. → Read More

Biden is being Biden. That’s a risk.

His longevity in Washington is both his Thor's hammer and his Achilles' heel. → Read More

Trump plans to turn the Fourth of July into a political rally in honor of himself

The Fourth of July is a D.C. celebration for everyone, not just the president. → Read More

On impeachment, Nancy Pelosi has to pick her poison

The speaker clearly believes it is a political trap, and she may be right. → Read More