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.

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 »

Weapons of Mass Confusion

Though Stewart is one of the best-trained soldiers in the U.S. military, the unit he commands–the National Guard’s 3rd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team–has not yet been certified by the Defense Department as ready for duty. Neither have any of the other 26 teams strategically stationed across the country, ostensibly ready to deploy… Read more »

The Other War Room

On a Friday afternoon late last year, press secretaries from every recent administration gathered in the Ward Room of the White House at the invitation of Ari Fleischer, press secretary to President Bush. There was no agenda. It was just one of those unexpectedly nice things that seemed to transpire during the brief period after… Read more »

Reagan’s Liberal Legacy

Over the past several months, Nancy Reagan has quietly been alerting friends and family that the health of her husband Ronald Reagan, the nation’s 40th president, is failing rapidly due to Alzheimer’s. Reagan will turn 92 on Feb. 6, and the signs seem to suggest that he won’t be with us for very much longer…. Read more »

The Other College Rankings

The Top 20 Schools for Community Service (Public 4 yr., at least $250,000 in federal aid) Percentage of federal work-study funds used for community service 1. University of California-Riverside 51.0% 2. University of Texas-Dallas 49.8% 3. University of South Alabama 47.1% 4. California State University-Sacramento 44.5% 5. University of Nevada-Las Vegas 42.1% 6. Texas A&M… Read more »