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

Bill Sammon, the Deer Hunter

How the former managing editor of Fox News kept his head while everyone else seemed to be losing theirs.

Stirewaltisms: The Space Between ‘Back the Blue’ and ‘Defund the Police’

How Republicans botched the issue of police brutality, and Democrats have botched the issue of crime.

Divorced From Reality

Americans already live the way they want to live, where they want to live.

Stirewaltisms: Can DeSantis Go the Distance?

Media speculation about his candidacy heats up.

The Soda Code

The appeal of DeSantis among Republican supporters.

A Problem With Presidents, Not the Presidency 

The biggest problems these days are not with the office, but its occupants.

Stirewaltisms: The Problem of Policy in Politics

What happens when politicians decide that getting power to do the right things makes it necessary to say the wrong things.

Love’s In Need of Love Today

Love can be virtuous, but also used for evil ends.

Stirewaltisms: An Experiment in Negative Partisanship

If nothing else, the State of the Union highlighted how our awful politics got that way.

Biden’s State of the Union Misery Index

Potential primary challengers will be looking for weakness.