Latest from Michael Gerson
  • Opinion

Trump-DOJ revelations should newly shame his Republican enablers

The depths of subversion and open defiance of constitutional norms are astounding.
  • Jun 17, 2021
  • Opinion

America’s contest of nightmares isn’t even close

Only one of these nightmares threatens to undo American democracy.
  • Jun 14, 2021
  • Opinion

This is what Southern Baptist Convention leaders are dishonoring when they embrace bigotry

Moore’s opponents have betrayed the denomination and the Gospel they claim to serve.
  • Jun 10, 2021
  • Opinion

Summits like the G-7 are all show. What matters is what comes before.

The world still awaits policy initiatives equal to this moment.
  • Jun 7, 2021
  • Opinion

When it comes to knowing U.S. history, we should all be ‘woke’

Yes, you can be a patriot while acknowledging our nation's historical horrors.
  • May 27, 2021
  • Opinion

The right is dwelling on slanderous myths about the origins of covid-19

The manias and vendettas of Rand Paul, Tucker Carlson and the populist right are helping to shield Chinese authorities from scrutiny.
  • May 24, 2021
  • Opinion

The threat of violence now infuses GOP politics. We should all be afraid.

Trump Republicans wielding lies and intimidation aim to take the election in 2024, no matter the vote count.
  • May 20, 2021
  • Opinion

The U.S. has a moral duty to expand vaccine production to help the world’s vulnerable

It's time to think creatively about addressing a global humanitarian crisis.
  • May 13, 2021
  • Opinion

Meet Kevin McCarthy, political hollow man

With his fealty to Trump, the House minority leader shows himself willing to sacrifice character, country and dignity for personal gain.
  • May 10, 2021
  • Opinion

Elected Republicans are lying with open eyes. Their excuses are disgraceful.

The GOP leaders who knowingly repeat falsehoods about the election have much to atone for.
  • May 3, 2021