John Stoehr

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

Brett Kavanaugh Is Why We Need Voting Reform

September 4, 2018 /

The 2014 midterms are the root of the constitutional order’s “breaking point.”

Trump Exposed the Left’s Fault Lines

August 31, 2018 /

Leftist intellectuals are divided—over Russia, and more.

Don’t Overthink Impeachment

August 30, 2018 /

The Mueller probe matters, but we shouldn’t undervalue what we already know.

Schumer Made the Right, Costly, Decision

August 29, 2018 /

40 years of Democratic complacency about federal courts is the real problem.

In Death, John McCain Becomes a Potential Wedge Issue

August 28, 2018 /

Dishonoring his memory threatens to split Trump’s support among veterans.

For Republicans, Rule of Law Is for Enemies, Not Friends

August 24, 2018 /

The GOP is moving the bar on what’s impeachable and what’s not.

In the Era of Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham Grows Soft on Crime

August 23, 2018 /

While Bill Clinton’s crimes got impeachment, Trump’s get a Supreme Court justice.

Only Tyrants Get to Break Laws, Appoint Supreme Court Justices

August 22, 2018 /

The Republican Party is about to enshrine minority rule for a generation thanks to a man who cheated to win the presidency.

Trump’s Lies Injure Us. Every Day

August 21, 2018 /

“Truth isn’t truth,” Rudy Giuliani said. Truth is, we’re tiring of this bullshit.

It’s Not About Free Speech

August 20, 2018 /

For free-speech warriors, it’s about power and privilege—their power and privilege.