Chris Stirewalt

Chris Stirewalt is a contributing editor of The Dispatch and senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Read his weekly column here on Mondays and his politics newsletter, Stirewaltisms, on Fridays.

Chris Stirewalt

Stirewaltisms: Wee Bits for St. Patrick’s Day

Plus: Rejected ballots in Texas and Senate primaries get nasty.

Kemp’s Stand in Georgia a Titanic Test of Trump’s Clout

What we will learn from his primary against David Perdue.

Stirewaltisms: Hypernational Politics Dim Governors’ Chances

Why the Senate has become a safer path to the presidential nomination.

Hey Hey, My My, Apocalyptic Politics Will Never Die

Fixating on our demise keeps us from doing the work to secure the good things of the present into the future.

Stirewaltisms: Ukraine Scandal Catches Up to Trump

Volodymyr Zelensky has become a household name in America, and there is no more ambiguity about the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Ukrainians Hold a Mirror to America’s Egotistical Anxieties

They have already given us a great gift in their display of calm courage.

Stirewaltisms: What Will Voters Make of the Ukraine Invasion?

Voters very much care about consequences of international affairs, even if they shrug at the underlying cause.

Zombie Bidenism

While Jonah traverses the sunny wilds of California, Chris Stirewalt steps in to host today’s ...

Stirewaltisms: It’s Time for an Age Limit for Federal Office

Plus: McConnell digs in, Hispanic women for Trump, and remembering P.J. O’Rourke.

Stirewaltisms: Democrats Have Issues About COVID Restrictions

After two years in which masks and closures became powerful shibboleths for the American left, letting go is proving very challenging.