Latest from Philip Bump

The rise of the gerontocracy

Get ready for a lot more Chuck Grassleys.
  • Sep 24, 2021

Rebutting Trump’s claims about fraud in Arizona, point by point

Walking through the reasons the Arizona "audit" doesn't say what Trump and his allies claim.
  • Sep 24, 2021

For every 4 New Yorkers who died of covid by the first peak, 3 have died in Florida during this one

This despite the broad availability of vaccines and improved treatments.
  • Sep 24, 2021

The Arizona election review did exactly what it was intended to do

The "audit" created a veneer of authority for conspiracy theories.
  • Sep 24, 2021

Will Biden actually benefit politically if his infrastructure plan passes?

Should that question even matter?
  • Sep 23, 2021

The right’s young-voter problem

Recognizing trends in political identity, Republicans try to figure out how to woo a hostile generation.
  • Sep 23, 2021

Don’t ignore the normalization of Tucker Carlson’s poisonous rhetoric on race

This time he's reframing 2015 comments from Joe Biden as an embrace of "eugenics."
  • Sep 23, 2021

The debate over immigration often relies on murky assumptions about the law

Defenders of the far-right rhetoric on immigration often use the term "legal" in misleading ways.
  • Sep 22, 2021

Somehow, we’re still learning the depths of Trump’s dishonesty

If you think the 2020 election was in some way suspect, you've been misled.
  • Sep 22, 2021
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