Joshua Green

Joshua Green is a national correspondent at Bloomberg Businessweek, a CNN political analyst, and the author of Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Nationalist Uprising. He was an editor at the Washington Monthly from 2001 to 2003.


John Edwards, Esq.

The issue in this case was the so-called patients’ bill of rights, and Rep. Charlie Norwood (R-G.A.) the Bush surrogate. Days earlier, the president had sweet-talked Norwood into a midnight deal that sharply restricted patients’ right to sue their HMOs. Norwood, who for many years had advocated a much tougher bill, had essentially been suckered,… Read more »

The ‘Gate-less Community

But first, duty called. White arrived to find a film crew and a swarm of tweedy officials from the National Science Center on hand to celebrate an educational “partnership agreement” with the Army. With weary resignation, he ushered the scientists in, gamely posed for grip ‘n’ grin photos, and with practiced efficiency, dispatched the group… Read more »

The ‘Gate-less Community

But first, duty called. White arrived to find a film crew and a swarm of tweedy officials from the National Science Center on hand to celebrate an educational “partnership agreement” with the Army. With weary resignation, he ushered the scientists in, gamely posed for grip n’ grin photos, and with practiced efficiency, dispatched the group… Read more »

Fabulous Fabulist

As her new book, Reporting Back: Notes on Journalism, reveals, that’s about par for the course. Ross’s journalism follows a conspicuous pattern: She meets a delightful subject, joins them on an exotic outing, and emerges with a sparkling piece of writing and a new friend. Examples here include, but are not limited to, Adlai Stevenson,… Read more »

The Big Switch

Democrats are more dispirited today than they have been in years. It’s not just that President Bush’s approval ratings continue to defy gravity, or that he’s been largely successful in enacting a conservative agenda. Nor is it simply that Democrats seem to lack a fighting spirit and an effective message. It’s not even the distinct… Read more »