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

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.

The Wave Against Weirdness

Republicans’ massive miss wasn’t for a cause, just an inability to act normal.

Stirewaltisms: Midterm Split Decision Goes Hard on Hogwash, Emotional Blabber

The lack of humility in our political class has never been worse.

Dems Face a Test After Tuesday

They want to see themselves as a force of goodness and light, but the truth is that both parties are unpopular.

Stirewaltisms: Crunched by the Numbers

Our last update before the midterms.

Americans Spread Out in Order to Come Together

Smaller cities are thriving as Americans opt to work from home.

Stirewaltisms: Presenting Your 2022 House Race Ratings

An upward revision for the GOP points to some breathing room for the red team.

The Problem Is Us, Not Our Technologies

We were conquered by electronic media before we started carrying computers in our pockets.