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

Rubio polls himself, finds he is 100% right

Rubio polls himself, finds he is 100% right

His emotional response shows why President Obama’s move is good policy, as well as good politics.

Elizabeth Warren is not the left’s Ted Cruz. She is the left’s Jim DeMint.

Elizabeth Warren is not the left’s Ted Cruz. She is the left’s Jim DeMint.

The Massachusetts senator is less interested in running for office than in leading a movement.

The new climate denialism: More carbon dioxide is a good thing

The new climate denialism: More carbon dioxide is a good thing

The industry now says we need more CO2 in our lives, not less.

A coarsening of politics

A coarsening of politics

Salty language is becoming routine.