Latest from Paul Waldman

It’s a good thing Republican election-stealers are so incompetent

When they try to steal elections, Republicans aren't sending their best.
  • Jul 30, 2021

How the left is handling the Biden presidency

Criticizing Democratic timidity is their job, but relations are about as good as anyone had any reason to expect.
  • Jul 29, 2021

Bipartisanship is all well and good. But it’s not what really matters.

Politically and substantively, what makes the biggest difference is improving people's lives.
  • Jul 29, 2021

Some of Donald Trump’s legacy will last. Other parts are already disappearing.

Fortunately, he and his administration were terrible at creating durable policy.
  • Jul 28, 2021

We all want the pandemic to be over. Why can’t Republicans admit that?

Every Democratic president is accused of having a secret plan to destroy America.
  • Jul 28, 2021

The truth of Jan. 6 got a boost from the officers who testified. For now.

Now, the effort to discredit them will begin.
  • Jul 27, 2021

I’m tired of being nice to vaccine refusers

This is not the most effective public health message. But it's what millions of us are feeling.
  • Jul 27, 2021

Bipartisanship’s last gasp in 2021

It's incredibly difficult to get a bipartisan infrastructure bill. And if you think that's bad, wait until we're past it.
  • Jul 26, 2021

The real reason Republicans want to sabotage the investigation into Jan. 6

Their entire political enterprise is built on the very forces that led to the insurrection.
  • Jul 26, 2021

Roe v. Wade is on the Supreme Court’s chopping block. And that’s not all.

We're at the front end of what could come to be known as the Great Rights Retraction
  • Jul 23, 2021
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