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COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Cokie and Steven V. Roberts write a column distributed by the Newspaper Enterprise Association.

Articles by COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS

Commentary: They're terrified, not terrorists Commentary: They're terrified, not terrorists
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Memo to President Trump: You cannot fire federal judges or intimidate them with your tweets. They have lifetime appointments for a reason: so they can resist the pressures of politicians like you, bullies who think bluster and bravado will always get them what they want. [Read More]
Commentary: A stain on our history Commentary: A stain on our history
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The news coverage of President Trump’s refugee-restricting order focused on abused travelers, angry protesters and aggrieved lawyers. Those reports were useful, but they missed a much larger and more consequential point: Trump’s action was profoundly immoral and un-American. It violated our most [Read More]
Commentary: The power of real reality Commentary: The power of real reality
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
In the world of reality TV, Donald Trump was a king — an unrivaled ruler who loved delivering his signature judgment: “You’re fired!” As a businessman, he dealt largely with people who owed him their jobs, their contracts and their profits. He could cut them down or cut them off. [Read More]
Commentary: The value of emotional intelligence
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Commentary: The value of emotional intelligence
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump is a legitimate president. Sure, there are many questions about the way the election was conducted last fall, and he did lose the popular vote. But he clearly won under the Electoral College system, and the office — if not the man — deserves respect. [Read More]
Commentary: The real fight ahead Commentary: The real fight ahead
14 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Politics in Washington happens on many levels at once. Democrats are certainly right to protest the Republican rush to hold hearings on some of President-elect Trump’s cabinet picks before their ethics forms and investigations have been completed. [Read More]
Commentary: How to sleep better at night
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Commentary: How to sleep better at night
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
A woman who is coming to Washington for a protest march later this month told a mutual friend: “I can’t sleep until I do something.” [Read More]
Commentary: Facebook or Fakebook? Commentary: Facebook or Fakebook?
16 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
How can Facebook become a more reliable source of information while not shutting down the vitality of the web or shutting out voices that deserve to be heard? [Read More]
Commentary: The Democrats' blame game Commentary: The Democrats' blame game
17 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Bill Clinton was an elector from New York this year. After voting for his wife, Hillary, last week, he explained her defeat: “We had the Russians and the FBI, and she couldn’t prevail against that.” [Read More]
Commentary: Trump's war on facts Commentary: Trump's war on facts
18 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump’s warped war on facts continues. The Central Intelligence Agency has concluded with “high confidence” that Russia tried to influence the presidential election in Trump’s favor by hacking into Democratic computers. [Read More]
Commentary: Untruths could be Trump undoing Commentary: Untruths could be Trump undoing
19 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
As president, Donald Trump could be undone by untruths. He ran a successful campaign laced with lies, but he cannot run the country that way. [Read More]
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