John Stoehr

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

Trump’s Positive Impact on the Press

April 16, 2018 /

Bad journalism led to the worst president in US history, but thanks to him, journalists are rethinking journalism.

Will Trump Fire Mueller? Get Ready

April 13, 2018 /

As we brace for crisis, remember that it’ll all come down to a question of trust.

Should We Impeach Trump? It Depends

April 12, 2018 /

We can’t know until we know more, and besides, the Republicans aren’t sticking around to find out.

Will the Republicans Turn on Trump? Depends If There Are Any Left

April 11, 2018 /

Paul Ryan’s retirement might spark a new wave of exiting Republicans.

What Will the Republicans Do If Trump Fires Mueller?

April 10, 2018 /

We have some idea. Recall how they panicked after Trump fired Comey.

Kevin Williamson’s Firing Isn’t Chilling

April 9, 2018 /

What’s chilling is 40 years of conservatives harassing and intimidating journalists, and sometimes getting them fired.

Republicans Aren’t the Only Ones Seething with Resentment

April 6, 2018 /

Republicans still insist Democrats hate America, even as a Republican president invites a foreign enemy to the White House.

Parkland Teens Are Inspiring a Return to Civic Action

April 4, 2018 /

To them, Obama is the norm, and the former president said that to defend democracy, citizens must “show up, dive in, stay at it.”


April 4, 2018 /

John Stoehr is a fellow at the Yale Journalism Initiative, an associate fellow at Yale’s Ezra Stiles College, a contributing writer for the Washington Monthly and the Connecticut Mirror, as well as a columnist for the New Haven Register. He was formerly a contributing editor for opinion for US News & World Report and the columnist for Hearst Connecticut Media (Connecticut Post, et al.). He’s the former managing…

Liberals, to Win in Red States, Abandon Conservative Arguments

April 4, 2018 /

At its core, liberalism is about individual liberty. That’s something Democrats can stand on whether debating gun control, LGBT rights or corn futures.