Latest from Matt Bai
  • Opinion

Teachers are vital public servants. Time for them to start acting like it.

All of those other public servants who we can’t do without have been back on the job for months or never left.
  • Jan 25, 2021

El desafío de Biden: dar un discurso para la ‘Guerra Civil Fría’

Biden toma posesión hoy de la presidencia ante un país paralizado por el virus y la división, no en guerra pero tampoco en paz.
  • Jan 19, 2021
  • Opinion

Biden’s challenge: A speech for the Cold Civil War

Joe Biden inherits a Cold Civil War, with undertones of the challenges that faced Lincoln and Kennedy.
  • Jan 18, 2021
  • Opinion

Trump’s impeachments don’t even reflect his worst offense

The president's botched handling of the pandemic is worse than any of his impeachable offenses
  • Jan 13, 2021
  • Opinion

The GOP isn’t close to civil war. But it’s exactly what the party needs.

Lawmakers worried about walking the line between patriotism and Newsmax are not close to substantively correcting their party's course.
  • Jan 7, 2021
  • Opinion

Let’s take a closer look at Trump’s supposedly intimidating 74 million vote total

It's not as impressive or concerning as it seems.
  • Dec 11, 2020
  • Opinion

How to tell fact from fiction at the end of the Trump era

This is the twisted legacy of a created-for-TV character.
  • Dec 3, 2020
  • Opinion

What will history say about Trump?

Trump's term will be a turning point for the future of politics.
  • Nov 18, 2020
  • Opinion

Republicans: Unshackle yourselves from the Trump craziness

It’s time to show Trump the door and let his noisy legions know that democracy matters more than they do.
  • Nov 9, 2020
  • Opinion

Yes, Trumpism was repudiated

If this election wasn’t the categorical repudiation a lot of us expected — and craved — it was an emphatic rejection nonetheless.
  • Nov 7, 2020