Robin Abcarian is an opinion columnist at the Los Angeles Times. She writes about news, politics and culture. Her columns appear on Wednesday and Sunday. Twitter: @AbcarianLAT
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“Oath and Honor” dishes up an insider’s view of President Trump’s and the Republican Party’s crimes against the republic.
Dec. 10, 2023
The Supreme Court will decide whether bankruptcy court can protect the disgraced Sackler family from further lawsuits.
Dec. 6, 2023
The first female Supreme Court justice saved abortion rights and opened doors for women that can’t be closed again.
Dec. 3, 2023
A red state governor and a blue state governor, only one of whom is running for president, met in a Fox News publicity stunt.
Nov. 30, 2023
Believe Donald Trump when he tells us what he’d do with another White House term: eliminate civil service job protections, jail his political enemies and spit on the Constitution.
Nov. 29, 2023
A lot of octogenarians work at full speed and nobody tells them they’re too old. Why knock Biden?
Nov. 22, 2023
It’s in Los Angeles’ civic DNA to catastrophize about traffic headaches. Blocked freeways are bad, and then they fade into legend.
Nov. 19, 2023
Parenting experts think paying a child for good grades is counterproductive, even if it works in the short run.
Nov. 15, 2023
Why couldn’t college administrators allow the play to be performed and let students engage in robust critique afterward?
Nov. 12, 2023
Mike Johnson and his teenage son monitor each other’s keystrokes in an effort to make sure they don’t expose themselves to pornography.
Nov. 8, 2023