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Charlie Sykes

MSNBC columnist

MSNBC columnist Charlie Sykes is?founder of The Bulwark.?His most recent book, "How the Right Lost Its Mind," was published in October 2017.

MSNBC columnist Charlie Sykes is?founder of The Bulwark.?His most recent book, "How the Right Lost Its Mind," was published in October 2017.

Latest from Charlie Sykes

8d ago

Chris Sununu's sad capitulation shows what's ahead for Republicans

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu's embarrassing interview showed what it means to remain a “viable” Republican this year.
12d ago

Why the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation's Liz Cheney snub matters

The cowardice of Republican men like Lindsey Graham and Kevin McCarthy is an old story. But the Ford Foundation's Donald Trump-inspired Liz Cheney snub matters.
28d ago

The MAGA world's bridge conspiracies highlight an incredibly dark reality?

On Tuesday a containership plowed into Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge. Biden pledged help. Alex Jones, MTG and Nancy Mace spread black flag conspiracies.
29d ago

Republicans aren't as unified around Trump as they appear

A small but significant number of Republican elected officials have declined to endorse Donald Trump, even as he's now the party's nominee.
34d ago

Republicans are not as united behind Trump as they appear

Trump is running unopposed, but large numbers of Republicans continue to refuse to vote for the ex-president, led by the likes of Liz Cheney and Mike Pence.
39d ago

Are these the Jan. 6 'hostages' Trump promises to free?

Trump’s dangerous, discursive rhetoric about convicted insurrectionists being held “hostage” by the government while they serve prison sentences should not be taken lightly.
46d ago

The ranting, raging and dangerously enduring power of Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon should be in jail. instead, Donald Trump's former White House aide turned his "War Room" podcast into a MAGA bully pulpit for the 2024 election.
50d ago

Mitch McConnell prepares to exit — with a whimper?

Mitch McConnell endorsing Donald Trump before retiring from his Senate Republican role would be a fitting exit for a lawmaker who watched MAGA engulf the GOP.
94d ago

Ron DeSantis' biggest 2024 miscalculation

Ron DeSantis suspended his Republican presidential campaign on Sunday, dropping out of the race and endorsing Donald Trump before New Hampshire. And here's why.
179d ago

The House's new MAGA speaker was a final humiliation for the GOP's 'moderates

The new House MAGA speaker Mike Johnson was a win for Donald Trump, and a final humiliation for the Republican 'moderates' like Ken Buck and Mike Lawler.
224d ago

The Wisconsin GOP's threat to impeach a judge is playing with fire

If Wisconsin Republicans follows through on their threats, they will impeach a newly elected Supreme Court justice before she has ruled on any major case.
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