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Paul Waldman

Washington Post

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  • Salt Lake Tribune
  • The Week
  • BillMoyers.com
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Recent articles by Paul:

Trump’s new move on asylum is truly extreme

All but saying America will no longer give safe haven to those fleeing oppression and violence. → Read More

Donald Trump's Race-Based Re-Election Campaign

Donald Trump does not play 12-dimensional chess. He does not say or do outrageous things out of a shrewd and carefully constructed strategy to distract you from some other outrageous thing he’s saying or doing. When he makes you appalled, more likely than not it’s because he demonstrated his true beliefs and feelings, whether it benefits him politically or → Read More

The Trump administration has been a personnel disaster

It's so bad that the disgraced Alexander Acosta was actually one of Trump's better appointments. → Read More

The Democratic primary is starting to take shape

Voters and reporters, influencing each other in a cycle that is seldom fair. → Read More

How incompetence torpedoed Trump’s rigging of the census

Perhaps we should be thankful the administration is full of buffoons. → Read More

Why gender will define the 2020 election

The GOP keeps getting more male, while multiple women run on the Democratic side. And, oh yeah, Donald Trump. → Read More

GOP lies and bad faith are set to unleash an epic health-care disaster

If listening to them doesn't make you feel like you're going mad, you aren't paying attention. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More

Public opinion on abortion is turning away from Republicans

Will they overturn Roe v. Wade now that they have the chance? → Read More

Can Elizabeth Warren help break the political consulting cartel?

New technologies plus a new understanding of what matters equal liberation. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More

In Amy McGrath, Mitch McConnell has a real challenger

He's seeking his seventh term in the Senate, but he just might be vulnerable. → Read More

Why is Nancy Pelosi doing this?

Nancy Pelosi should really stop throwing shade at members such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More

Tom Steyer for president? Do Democrats really need a billionaire candidate?

He has been the most important liberal donor of the last decade, but that doesn't mean he should run. → Read More

How Florida 2000 Created Our Modern Dysfunction

If back in 2001 I had told you that 18 years later the country would be living with the most corrupt president anyone could remember while his administration and Republicans in Congress steamrolled over every norm of politics and governing they could find, while Democrats meekly debated whether it would seem rude to impeach him, you would have said, “So I take it → Read More

Have we really never had it so good?

Trump says this economy is as good as it can possibly be. Democrats need to explain why he's wrong. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More

Trump plays dumb about his long history with undocumented workers

You can't blame him! He just owns the company. → Read More

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion. → Read More