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Robin Abcarian

Columnist

Robin Abcarian is a Los Angeles Times columnist and blogger. She writes a weekly column for the print edition about California culture and politics and posts frequently on her blog about national news. Abcarian has been at The Times since 1990, though she left briefly to host a morning-drive radio show in Los Angeles. She covered the last three presidential campaigns, and discovered that, from a fashion standpoint, Democrats and Republicans are completely indistinguishable.

Recent Articles

  • Serious, funny, sarcastic: Obama proves his oratory prowess

    Serious, funny, sarcastic: Obama proves his oratory prowess

    Democratic National Convention, the final day: 'When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit,' Clinton says July 29, 2016, 2:29 a.m. The final day of the Democratic National Convention is over: • In her acceptance speech Hillary Clinton says the nation is facing a "moment of reckoning" but "we...

  • Funny, gracious and cutting: Obama extols Clinton and excoriates Trump

    Funny, gracious and cutting: Obama extols Clinton and excoriates Trump

    He was serious. He was funny. He was sarcastic. And he was definitely having a good time. Wednesday night in Philadelphia, President Obama proved once again that he is one of the best orators to take the political stage, as he extolled his accomplishments, accused Republican Donald Trump of being...

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