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

Trump Is Already a Candidate, So Treat Him Like One

He’s acting like one, fundraising like one, and campaigning like one.

Stirewaltisms: Kansas Hints at a Changed Electorate

Could there be a surge in low-propensity voters this fall?

Fresh Meat

Filling in for an absentee Jonah, Chris Stirewalt is joined by A.B. Stoddard to provide ...

A World of Our Own

What a book about the Middle Ages can teach us about our current era.

Stirewaltisms: Trump Helps Biden, Again

If the president is so unpopular, why aren’t Republicans polling better?

News Consumers See Balance as Part of Accuracy. The Press? Not So Much.

What a new Pew survey tells about the state of the media.

Stirewaltisms: It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humility

It’s steamy in D.C., so let’s get right to the Mailbag.

Build Back Better Gets the Zombie Treatment

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. And again. And again.

Stirewaltisms: Boris Johnson and the Survival of the Silliest

How did two countries select such unserious leaders?

‘JOIN, or DIE’

Benjamin Franklin’s plea is just as relevant now as it was in the 1750s.