Joshua Green is a senior national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek and a columnist at the Boston Globe. He was a senior editor at The Atlantic from 2003 to 2011, and a Washington Monthly editor from 2001 to 2003. He has also written for the New Yorker, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and other publications. He began his career at the satirical weekly, The Onion (back at a time when that failed to impress anyone). He was named one of Columbia Journalism Review‘s 10 young writers on the rise and was a finalist for the Livingston Award. His writing has been anthologized in books ranging from The Best American Political Writing 2005 to The Bob Marley Reader.
Why the seemingly fearsome tools of political propaganda backfire with voters.
Baseball Hall of Famer Henry Waxman Fall in Washington can be depressing, especially during a midterm election year. The chance of Congress achieving anything goes from slim to none, as the parties focus on campaigning. And the Washington Redskins’ megalomaniacal owner, Dan Snyder, reliably fields an underperforming team that kills off any excitement about the… Read more »
An academic’s doomed attempt to explain why there are no good right-wing comedians.
he 2008 presidential election will be remembered for a lot of things, but moments of levity arent one of them. The highlight may have come in the days just after Obamas victory, when bitter McCain staffers launched a torrent of anonymous criticism at Sarah Palin that painted her as selfish, venal, arrogant, and, above all,… Read more »
few years ago, I wrote a long article on Karl Roves history of dirty tricks that got a lot of attention in a place I didnt expect: Australia. The radio and television producers calling from Down Under explained that the negative style of politics that Rove is famous for was dominating their national election. They… Read more »