Dana Milbank
Dana Milbank
Opinion Writer

Dana Milbank writes about political theater in the nation’s capital. He joined The Post as a political reporter in 2000, after two years as a senior editor of The New Republic and eight years with the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of three political books: Tears of a Clown (2010), Homo Politicus (2008) and Smashmouth (2001). He lives in Washington.

Latest by Dana Milbank

John Boehner, waiting for the punch

John Boehner, waiting for the punch

The speaker is leading from behind as the DHS deadline looms and conservatives crack their knuckles.

Reid takes the stage in the DHS fiasco

Reid takes the stage in the DHS fiasco

Democrats seem to be enjoying their lack of responsibility for the Homeland Security funding flap.

Scott Walker’s insidious agnosticism

Scott Walker’s insidious agnosticism

There’s no reason to think he’s not a decent man. He’d be a better man if he didn’t insinuate that his political opponents are not.

Scott Walker’s cowardice should disqualify him

Scott Walker’s cowardice should disqualify him

The Wisconsin governor failed a serious test of leadership this week.