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: Second City? What a Pity!

Are the Democrats really considering Chicago for their 2024 convention?

Biden Has Company at the Bottom of the Barrel

What that means for 2024.

Stirewaltisms: With Consultants Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

How operatives like Steve Schmidt make our politics worse.

A Selfish Kind of Historical Relativism

The problem with imagining that the moment in which we live is somehow a chaotic historical aberration instead of fairly typical.

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.