2022

Winning by Losing

A good night for the GOP in Georgia.

Dobbs Worked, Dobbs Is Working

Taking a long view of how the decision affected, and is affecting, American politics.

They Got Took

Right-wing populists backed unelectable candidates—exactly as Democrats hoped they would.

McCarthy’s Misery

To prevail as speaker, he’ll have to appeal to the suddenly reasonable House Freedom Caucus.

Liz Cheney’s Revenge?

Anti-MAGA conservatives might be swinging America’s elections.

A Blow Against the Malice Theory of American Politics

It turns out it’s hard to escape the need to inspire and persuade.