Marc A. Thiessen

Washington D.C.

Columnist focusing on foreign and domestic policy

Marc Thiessen writes a twice-weekly column for The Post on foreign and domestic policy. He is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and the former chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush. He is a Fox News contributor.
Latest from Marc A. Thiessen

Pelosi was right to visit Taiwan

Pelosi sent a clear message: China cannot bully the United States.

August 3, 2022

Zawahiri was in ‘downtown Kabul’ because of Biden’s disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal

The president's greatest foreign policy triumph is part of his greatest foreign policy failure.

August 1, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act is anything but

This bill is a tax-raising, climate-focused wolf in sheep's clothing.

August 1, 2022

Why do people believe the ‘big lie’? Because Americans don’t trust the media.

Half the country thinks it is looked down on by much of the media, a problem that intensified after Trump's election.

July 26, 2022

The pro-life movement needs to move cautiously in purple states

Now is the time to focus on a culture of life that supports women and children after birth.

July 22, 2022

Trump’s GOP support is falling. He’d better hope for a crowded field in 2024.

The former president leads the pack for the GOP nomination, but more and more Republicans are considering alternatives.

July 19, 2022

Mr. President, I read the polls. Democrats don’t want you to run again.

Democrats are in the bind of their own making.

July 14, 2022

Unlike Biden, most Democratic voters want strict abortion limits

Americans care more about inflation than abortion.

July 13, 2022

Biden’s reckless spending set off inflation. Can you believe he wants to add more?

Americans have amassed trillions in savings, and they're not spending it.

July 7, 2022

Weaken the filibuster before a wave election? That would be a bad move, Democrats.

Once Republicans are back in control, they could eliminate it entirely.

July 5, 2022