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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: The power of good information Commentary: The power of good information
10 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Barack Obama is clearly itching to join the political wars of 2016. He can’t throw his full weight behind Hillary Clinton until she officially disposes of Bernie Sanders, so for now he’s playing media critic, focusing on how press coverage has fueled the rise of Donald Trump. [Read More]
Commentary: Making history with Hillary Commentary: Making history with Hillary
11 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Hillary Clinton should play the “woman card.” In spades. Clinton has never been a natural politician. She’s not in her husband’s class as a campaigner, or Barack Obama’s, for that matter. [Read More]
Commentary: 'The Apprentice' with Donald Trump -- the new season Commentary: 'The Apprentice' with Donald Trump -- the new season
12 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump’s supporters all use the same words to describe his appeal: He’s real. He’s authentic. He tells it like it is. [Read More]
Commentary: Time for Bernie to back off Commentary: Time for Bernie to back off
13 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
After decisive victories by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the New York primaries, Democratic leaders need to send a strong, stern message to Bernie Sanders: Back off. Stop attacking Hillary. If you want to stay in the race to propound your policy ideas, fine. [Read More]
Commentary: Playing the race card Commentary: Playing the race card
15 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The word of the year in politics is “anger.” And many backers of Donald Trump are outraged about their economic conditions and prospects. [Read More]
Commentary: The rise of Dangerous Donald Commentary: The rise of Dangerous Donald
16 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump is fond of giving his opponents demeaning nicknames. Lyin’ Ted. Little Marco. Low-Energy Jeb. Now, with his own words, he’s labeled himself: Dangerous Donald. [Read More]
Commentary: Draft Rosie the Riveter! Commentary: Draft Rosie the Riveter!
17 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Rosie the Riveter wasn’t drafted to do her essential work during World War II. If she had been, she would have collected a pension and some praise. [Read More]
Commentary: The facts about trade Commentary: The facts about trade
18 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Election campaigns are always flooded with deceitful demagoguery and preposterous promises. But this year, candidates in both parties are making particularly cynical statements on the same subject — international trade. [Read More]
Commentary: Parties trip Trump, Bernie at own peril Commentary: Parties trip Trump, Bernie at own peril
19 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
So much for the party elites. So much for the super PACs. So much for the pollsters. So much for (many in) the media. Donald Trump’s and Bernie Sanders’ victories on Tuesday demonstrate dramatically how angry many voters are, and how dangerous it would be to try to thwart their candidates. [Read More]
Commentary: Stop Donald Trump - Now! Commentary: Stop Donald Trump - Now!
21 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Can Donald Trump be stopped short of the Republican nomination? Probably not. But the rational wing of the party has to try — quickly and forcefully — to make that happen. [Read More]
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