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

Labor rides a building backlash

Labor rides a building backlash

Faced with the consequences of unions’ demise, Americans are reconciling with the movement.

Hillary Clinton’s hypocrisy

Hillary Clinton’s hypocrisy

If she’s serious in her commitment to campaign-finance reform, she doesn’t have to wait until the election.

The Republican field is a clown car

The Republican field is a clown car

The large number of contenders means a candidate is likeliest to get attention when there’s a screw-up.

Jeb Bush’s alarming caution

Jeb Bush’s alarming caution

Where George Bush was decisive, his brother is as firm as Jell-O.