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

Get used to Obama’s swagger

Get used to Obama’s swagger

He’ll have more to crow about in the months ahead.

Republicans pulled a classic bait-and-switch with abortion bill

Republicans pulled a classic bait-and-switch with abortion bill

It didn’t take long for Republicans to fire a culture-war warning shot — a conveniently timed one at that.

On terrorism, the State of the Union is strangely quiet

On terrorism, the State of the Union is strangely quiet

As threats multiply, Obama and Congress focus on domestic issues.

The year of the retreads

The year of the retreads

Nothing fresh about the next election.