Latest from Philip Bump

America has gotten older since 2010 — which is a bigger deal than it sounds

We're at the start of a long-term trend in which America gets increasingly gray.
  • Jun 18, 2021

Mike Lindell has become the platonic ideal of a Trump supporter

From indifferent to devoted in just four short years.
  • Jun 18, 2021

The far right rushes to embrace Tucker Carlson’s FBI-Capitol riot conspiracy theory

Obviously dubious claims are more palatable than the obvious reality.
  • Jun 18, 2021

Expanding broadband would benefit red America more than blue

Unsurprisingly, given that availability correlates to population density.
  • Jun 17, 2021

How the right is trying to reshape the history of the Jan. 6 riot

And, more importantly, why.
  • Jun 17, 2021

Embracing Juneteenth is entirely consistent with the pushback against discussing racism in schools

Focusing on the evils of slavery is easier than exploring ongoing questions about race.
  • Jun 17, 2021

Don’t miss the significance of the Biden-Putin discussion of the Arctic

The melting north provides an opportunity for Russia that it obviously intends to exploit.
  • Jun 16, 2021

What’s the unifying force behind the House’s far-right ‘nay’ caucus?

It's safe to assume that it revolves somewhat around Donald Trump.
  • Jun 16, 2021

4 in 5 Trump voters are dissatisfied with how democracy is going, which seems bad

A fifth disagree that democracy is the best form of government.
  • Jun 16, 2021
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