John Stoehr

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

Biden Rewards GOP’s Bad Faith

June 11, 2019 /

He’s pretending the Republicans respect democracy.

Anti-Abortion = Fascism. Seriously.

June 10, 2019 /

I’m going to offer a thesis that’s familiar and (perhaps) unfamiliar. The familiar part: that anti-abortionists do not seek to protect the rights of “the unborn.” They seek control women and what they choose to do with their own bodies. Now the second, perhaps unfamiliar part: that seeking control women and what they choose to do…

Abortion Isn’t a ‘Women’s Issue’

June 10, 2019 /

Bans on it are “the most vivid sign of the erosion of liberal democracy.”

Let’s spell out the problem.

June 8, 2019 /

The House wants to see documents and hear testimony. Trump has said no can do. When a president says no can do, the Congress has options. It must, because a president who says no can do in the extreme is one saying he will not be held accountable to the people. Since the Congress most…

Jailing Trump Officials Should Be an Option

June 7, 2019 /

The House has power—if it uses it.

Hyde-Bound Biden Is OK for Now

June 6, 2019 /

It won’t sink him any more than previous flubs did.

Just Keep Debating Impeachment

June 5, 2019 /

Argue well and for good reasons. The public will come around.

Don’t Negotiate with Fascists

June 4, 2019 /

No compromise with people equating democracy with suicide.

With Tariffs, Outcomes Don’t Matter to Trump

June 3, 2019 /

All that matters is looking tough on immigrants.

In War Over Judiciary, Liberals Are Losing

May 31, 2019 /

They pretend there’s no war and pretend they didn’t lose.