Commentary

Opinion pieces that have appeared in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The American Spectator, and The New York Sun.

Trump is missing out on showing the world his sweet side

October 19, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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The Donald showed up a little late for the luncheon, and he brought a date — not on his arm, but in his arms.

It was 1997, an event for “young leaders” organized by the Jewish charity UJA-Federation. We were all...

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An Olympic Voice for Women of South Sudan

August 17, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Washington Examiner

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Earlier this month in the Olympic Opening Ceremony, the world saw Rose Nathike Lokonyen, 23, a South Sudanese runner, stride into Maracana stadium bearing the flag of the International Olympic Committee and...

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The Presidential Race Is Giving NYC Comedy Clubs a Real Lift

July 8, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Time and again, the comic minds among us have guided Americans through challenging eras.

So perhaps it should come as no surprise that, in an age of stark political divisiveness and explosion of media (including...

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As Megyn Kelly Interview Looms, Trump Desperately Needs Support of Women

May 17, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Algemeiner

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Whether they love him or hate him, most Americans who watched the first Republican debate last summer remember Donald Trump’s fight with Fox News’ Megyn Kelly.

After Kelly asked Trump a tough question regarding his...

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Donald Trump’s Female Trouble

April 6, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Algemeiner

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In Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary and beyond, expect Donald Trump to have big trouble.

Female trouble.

Midway through the primary season, Trump’s difficulty attracting female support is well acknowledged....

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Trump Defies Expectations at AIPAC

March 23, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Algemeiner

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Defying dire predictions of booing, walkouts and even demonstrations, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump continued to surpass expectations by receiving multiple standing ovations Monday evening in a...

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Marco Takes Minnesota and Finally Confronts a Dangerous Donald Trump

March 7, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Algemeiner

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Marco Rubio won the Minnesota Republican caucus on Tuesday — his first win in a bruising evening and primary season.

For the past several days, Rubio has taken the fight to Donald Trump. In doing so, I believe that Rubio...

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Rubio Comes Out Swinging

February 26, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The Algemeiner

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US Senator Marco Rubio was cool as a cucumber, appropriately aggressive, and sharp as a tack in Thursday’s Republican presidential debate.

In his spontaneous responses to moderators’ questions and to Donald...

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Hillary’s Woes Show That Young Women ‘Get’ Feminism

February 18, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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Margaret Thatcher. Golda Meir. Angela Merkel. Indira Gandhi.

Most of us don’t recall the names of these women’s husbands. Surely they had help from mentors, as all successful people do — but they got to the top...

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Solving The Great Valentine’s Day Dilemmas

February 14, 2016

by Heather Robinson

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From The New York Post

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What do New York City women — and men — want for Valentine’s Day?

For singles in the uncertain hinterland of early-stage dating, trying to figure out what is reasonable to do or expect can be downright...

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