Chris Stirewalt

Chris Stirewalt is a contributing editor at The Dispatch, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, the politics editor for NewsNation, co-host of the Ink Stained Wretches podcast, and author of Broken News, a book on media and politics.

Chris Stirewalt

Freedom and Justice Around the Corner

The former home of the Stasi is a tribute to those who overthrew their oppressors.

Democrats Can’t Shake Chicago Blues

The power of self-deception in politics.

DeSantis Stuck in Cruz Control

Is he headed for the same finish?

Out of Sorts

Our political homogeneity makes primaries more important than general elections, and that creates problems.

Cleveland Rocks

The nation’s 22nd and 24th president is underappreciated.

A Lot of Hot Air

Everyone is reacting predictably to Trump’s indictment even before we know the actual charges.

It’s Time to Krauthammer the Curriculum

One solution for fixing the anti-intellectualism of the nationalist right.

Republicans Know the 1-2-3s of Trump Scandals

Attack, minimize, and move on.

Stirewaltisms: Erin Go Biden

How the president reversed his fortunes in a year.

The Power of a Bad Idea 

Howell Cobb used phony theological, pseudo-scientific babble to argue for the perpetuation of slavery.