Eugene Robinson / Politics

An Overriding Need For Reform Now

WASHINGTON -- There's no objective need for President Obama to visit the Texas-Mexico border and see the immigration crisis first-hand, but he shouldn't have claimed that "I'm not interested in photo ops."

The line about photo ops was so absurd ...

NSA's Misguided Mission

WASHINGTON -- Even those who believe the National Security Agency's vacuum-cleaner surveillance of electronic communications does not trample privacy rights should be troubled by this practical implication: If you try to know everything, you end ...

The Spirit Of Revenge

WASHINGTON -- As we celebrate the Fourth of July, who can argue that our democracy is working the way the Founders intended? And who can deny that most of the blame for dysfunction must fall to the Republican Party?

George Washington distrusted ...