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

The Election Nobody Asked For

Whistling past the nursing home.

Cledus the Country Pundit

The tragedy of Joe Biden's presidency.

Five Known Unknowns for 2024

We’ve got the outline for next year’s elections, but we’ll have to wait for the details.

McConnell at the Crossroads

There’s never a good time to have a leadership change, but some times are worse than others.

A Constitutional Crisis of Confidence

Why so much emphasis on disqualifying Trump rather than defeating him?

The Return of COVID Anxiety Poses Problems for Democrats

No one—except for a few hardliners—wants to hear about lockdowns and mask mandates.

Nevada Republicans Go Bust

A plan to help Trump and raise money may do neither.

Can Trump Afford a Debate No-Show?

There are downsides to skipping, and downsides to showing up.

Brain-Dead Partisanship

McMuffindom and bongism.

The Law Is No Substitute for Public Virtue

Only voters can break the spell of corruption.