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

How Republicans can poke back at Obama

How Republicans can poke back at Obama

Could Obama’s edict spur comprehensive reform?

What is Cory Booker so afraid of?

What is Cory Booker so afraid of?

The New Jersey senator could use his star-power to do anything, yet he is acting like a conventional politician.

Why Democrats need the rich

Why Democrats need the rich

The limits of liberal populism.

Here comes the tea party of the left

Here comes the tea party of the left

Their message to Democrats: Be pure, or be afraid.