- 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.
Conservatives show the former Florida governor no mercy.
The speaker is leading from behind as the DHS deadline looms and conservatives crack their knuckles.
Democrats seem to be enjoying their lack of responsibility for the Homeland Security funding flap.
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.