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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 Trump Brexit Effect Commentary: The Trump Brexit Effect
22 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The United States and Great Britain are suffering through an upsurge of hateful slights and slurs aimed at “others” — people with dark skin or foreign accents or strange clothes. And there is a clear cause behind the episodes in both countries. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Fact-free cocoons' Commentary: 'Fact-free cocoons'
23 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin were operating in a “fact-free cocoon” of partisan prejudice when they claimed that voter fraud was a major problem in their state, wrote federal judge Richard Posner in 2014. [Read More]
Commentary: The GOP's cynical strategy Commentary: The GOP's cynical strategy
24 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The face of America is changing very rapidly, and Republicans are reacting with a cynical and insidious attempt to hold back the future. [Read More]
Commentary: Is Trump running for president in the wrong country? Commentary: Is Trump running for president in the wrong country?
25 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
The evidence continues to mount: Donald Trump does not understand or respect the political system he seeks to lead. The only other explanation is that he understands the system very well, and is trying to undermine its basic foundations in order to clear his path to the White House. [Read More]
Commentary: Two questions for Mr. Trump Commentary: Two questions for Mr. Trump
26 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Donald Trump attacks journalists who dare to ask him hard questions. Now, according to Bloomberg News, he’s urging his supporters to assail reporters who challenge him on a critical issue: his denunciation of a federal judge presiding over a fraud case against one of his business ventures. [Read More]
Commentary: The trap of history Commentary: The trap of history
27 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
History is usually a good guide for understanding elections. Even times of unease and upheaval don’t repeal the basic laws of politics. But history can also be a trap, blinding us to inflection points that shift the river of public life into a new course. [Read More]
Commentary: Sanders plays a dangerous game Commentary: Sanders plays a dangerous game
28 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
Bernie Sanders is playing a selfish, dangerous game. [Read More]
Commentary: Everything is public's business Commentary: Everything is public's business
29 weeks ago - - COKIE ROBERTS and STEVEN ROBERTS
“What is your tax rate?” George Stephanopoulos asked Donald Trump on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” [Read More]
Commentary: The power of good information Commentary: The power of good information
30 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
31 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]
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