Latest from Dana Milbank
  • Opinion

Republicans aren’t fighting Democrats. They’re fighting democracy.

The only route to power for a white-nationalist party, then, is to become anti-democratic.
  • Mar 5, 2021
  • Opinion

Did the Pentagon wait for Trump’s approval before defending the Capitol?

Did political appointees and Trump loyalists at the Defense Department deliberately prevent the National Guard from defending the Capitol against a seditious mob?
  • Mar 3, 2021
  • Opinion

On Jan. 6 came the white supremacists. Now comes the whitewash.

Republicans want to turn the Capitol insurrection commission into an antifa commission.
  • Mar 2, 2021
  • Opinion

What terrible things did Neera Tanden tweet? The truth.

What really must sting about Tanden’s tweets is not that they were mean, but that, for the most part, they were true.
  • Feb 24, 2021
  • Opinion

Merrick Garland lets domestic terrorists know there’s a new sheriff in town

The attorney general nominee sent a clear message to the violent white supremacists who thrived during the Trump years.
  • Feb 22, 2021
  • Opinion

Trump left them to die. 43 Senate Republicans still licked his boots.

Some, like Mitch McConnell, feebly denounced Trump’s conduct even as they acquitted him.
  • Feb 13, 2021
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On a bed of lies and rage, Trump’s defense rests

If hyperbole were exculpatory, the former president never would have been impeached.
  • Feb 12, 2021
  • Opinion

If Republican senators acquit Trump, they will own the violence that follows

"If he gets back into office and it happens again, we will have no one to blame but ourselves."
  • Feb 11, 2021
  • Opinion

You can’t hear that officer’s scream and acquit the man who caused it

But Trump’s apologists seem willing to excuse just about anything.
  • Feb 10, 2021
  • Opinion

Republicans will exonerate Trump, but they can’t ignore the horrors

The trial is being held at the scene of the crime.
  • Feb 9, 2021