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Paul Waldman

author and commentator

Paul Waldman?is a journalist and author whose writing has appeared in dozens of publications. He writes?The Cross Section, a newsletter about politics and culture, and co-hosts the Boundary Issues podcast. His latest book is "White Rural Rage: The Threat to American Democracy."

Paul Waldman?is a journalist and author whose writing has appeared in dozens of publications. He writes?The Cross Section, a newsletter about politics and culture, and co-hosts the Boundary Issues podcast. His latest book is "White Rural Rage: The Threat to American Democracy."

Latest from Paul Waldman

4d ago

Tom Cotton’s public protest hypocrisy could end very, very badly

After activists campaigning for a cease-fire in Gaza blocked traffic in a number of cities, Cotton encouraged drivers to "take matters into your own hands."
9d ago

Donald Trump and Mike Johnson just mixed two big lies together

Former President Donald Trump and Speaker Mike Johnson proposed a bill restricting noncitizen voting, which not only is already illegal but also incredibly rare.
19d ago

Trump Truth Social investors are happily getting scammed to own the libs

To anyone who cashed out their retirement fund and moved it all into shares of Trump Media & Technology Group, the parent company of Truth Social, we have some bad news.
23d ago

Trump just showed his true character, again, at a New York police officer’s wake

Speaking at a wake for slain New York City Police Officer Jonathan Diller, Trump made false claims about crime rates and sought to divide Americans.
33d ago

Trump hiring Manafort would be the ultimate MAGA troll aimed at liberals

The Washington Post reported that discussions are underway for Paul Manafort to have a role advising former president Trump as he seeks to take back the White House.
38d ago

One lie encapsulates Trump’s gravest threat to our democracy

Trump's promise to "free the January 6 hostages" exposes a core tenet of his presidential campaign, one that insists Jan. 6 convicted criminals are not who they are.
43d ago

Mike Johnson’s eye rolls are a reminder of what Biden is really running against this fall

President Biden is not just running against Donald Trump. He's also running against Republicans in Congress, particularly the House of Representatives.
51d ago

The frightening truth about the key demographic buoying Trump in the general election

Over the Trump era, rural America has grown steadily more Republican.
59d ago

How Biden’s new student loans win undercuts some of his biggest liberal critics

The White House announced that the government will be forgiving $1.2 billion in student loans for an additional 150,000 borrowers.
63d ago

A right-wing group cried voter fraud. Then they were asked to provide evidence.

True the Vote, a national group devoted to spreading conspiracies about voter fraud, just admitted in a Georgia courtroom that they had no proof for the claims.
75d ago

The hard-to-accept lesson from the Senate’s doomed ‘bipartisan’ immigration bill

Backed by President Biden, a bipartisan group of senators crafted a compromise bill to reform the immigration system. Almost the entire GOP refuses to pass it.
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