Latest from Michael Gerson
  • Opinion

Biden sidesteps the culture wars, and that’s good for America

The president is spending big, but his agenda runs in older, familiar ideological grooves.
  • Apr 8, 2021
  • Opinion

Why tearing down Fauci is essential to the MAGA myth

If Fauci has been right, Trump and his servants presided over a deadly debacle.
  • Apr 5, 2021
  • Opinion

Good Friday shows that anguish is the proper response to the horrors of death

We may need a God who understands unfair and unjust death.
  • Apr 1, 2021
  • Opinion

The GOP is facing a sickness deeper than the coronavirus

Republican governors’ record indicates a wide streak of social Darwinian callousness in the American right.
  • Mar 29, 2021
  • Opinion

If there were ever an issue where conscience should rule, it is this one

The Republicans’ argument for gun rights has nothing to do with genuine patriotism.
  • Mar 25, 2021
  • Opinion

Ron Johnson isn’t a Republican outlier

I could not advise a young person to join today’s GOP.
  • Mar 22, 2021
  • Opinion

Biden’s stimulus is neither socialism nor a New Deal

The president is mainly adding more money to existing programs and mediating institutions.
  • Mar 15, 2021
  • Opinion

The child tax credit is a conservative dream fulfilled. Let’s help make it permanent.

There are good, conservative reasons to favor this idea with bipartisan roots.
  • Mar 11, 2021
  • Opinion

White evangelicals are wary of the vaccine. It shouldn’t come as a surprise.

Vaccination hesitancy is baked into the faith’s origins.
  • Mar 8, 2021
  • Opinion

Donating vaccines to poorer countries is in the national interest

An America First vaccine policy would backfire.
  • Mar 4, 2021