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

Beyond the Melting Pot

Bing Crosby paved the way for JFK.

America’s No-Majority Future Is Going to be Delicious

It’s a story that defies the easy narratives from the era of white flight and self-segregation

Stirewaltisms: Sinema Pops Dems’ Bubble

The Arizona senator announces she’s leaving the Democratic Party.

Unpopular Populists and the Authenticity Trap

Who gets to speak for silent majorities?

Three Dates That Will Shape Politics Through 2024

The Georgia runoff, the debt-ceiling vote, and the fate of Kevin McCarthy.

Stirewaltisms: First Humble, Then Thankful, Then Happy

Celebrating the greatest of America’s civic holidays.

Are Republicans Ready for Change Yet?

The party is badly out of step with the electorate.

Stirewaltisms: Lessons in Power at a Time of Transition

The similarities and differences between Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell.

The Turnout Guru

Welcome to the Lovecraftian Maw.