John Stoehr

John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition. Find him @johnastoehr.

The Democrats Don’t Need Purity

May 17, 2018 /

Some say the Democrats are purging themselves the way the Republicans did after 2008. It just ain’t so.

Did SCOTUS kill the NRA’s Dream?

May 16, 2018 /

As conservatives dominate the federal judiciary, state’s rights are the liberal’s new best friend.

Eugene Robinson Wraps Himself in the Flag

May 15, 2018 /

The Post columnist shows us how to meet the Republican idea of patriotism head on.

Lost Status of the Conservative Intellectuals

May 14, 2018 /

Expect more arguments from conservative pundits that can’t be proven, because proving them isn’t the point. Anxiety is.

Don’t Weaken Congress with Term Limits

May 11, 2018 /

Forget that populist mantra. Let’s make it stronger by decentralizing power.

Trump Is a Good Enemy. Corruption Is Better

May 10, 2018 /

Trumpism is contested, but everyone gets corruption, because everyone has been its victim.

Corruption Is the Force That Gives Trump Meaning

May 9, 2018 /

Collusion, treason, white supremacy, political illegitimacy—these are worth debating. But their root cause may be simpler.

Dear Media, Embrace Your Elitism. Patriotically

May 8, 2018 /

Washington journalists tend to believe two things: they’re patriotic but not elitist. Both are wrong.

The Elites Are Marginalizing Trump

May 7, 2018 /

The message they are sending to the public: Trump is not good people.

The Public Has Trump’s Number

May 4, 2018 /

Despite journalism’s troubles, most of the people have figured him out.