Timothy Noah

Timothy Noah is a contributing editor of the Washington Monthly. This piece first appeared in Backbencher. He is the author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It.


Please, Democrats: Kill the Filibuster

If you capture the Senate, don’t get wobbly and nostalgic about some mythical pre-Mitch McConnell era when the filibuster was good. It’s always been a bad idea.