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.

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Julia Pierson puts the ‘secret’ in Secret Service

Julia Pierson puts the ‘secret’ in Secret Service

But her bigger mistake was her failure to grasp the larger problem.

For a grievously wounded soldier, a better side of America

For a grievously wounded soldier, a better side of America

An event for reservist and Iraq war veteran Jay Briseno showcased the warm courage of national unity.

A Nobel Peace Prize laureate makes the case for war

A Nobel Peace Prize laureate makes the case for war

Much of President Obama’s U.N. speech was reminiscent of George W. Bush.

The lesser evil for liberals

The lesser evil for liberals

Despite activists’ grievances, much of the left still views Obama favorably.