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

An anti-immigration group’s imaginary scapegoats

An anti-immigration group’s imaginary scapegoats

A mayor’s tale of woe doesn’t quite add up.

A general’s funeral is a fitting coda to a dozen years of war

A general’s funeral is a fitting coda to a dozen years of war

General Harold Greene’s burial was about as much ceremony as we’re going to get.

Republicans embrace their phoniness

Republicans embrace their phoniness

But now truth is catching up to them.

The death of American optimism

The death of American optimism

We don’t think our leaders can fix even easy problems now.