John Stoehr

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

Go Ahead. Get Mad. Politics Is About Conflict

June 14, 2018 /

Liberals are angry for a reason, and they are bringing the fight to the Republicans, as they should.

Obama Was Right. Mandatory Voting Is the Future

June 12, 2018 /

Yes, the Supreme Court’s ruling Monday was garbage. But keep your eyes on the prize.

Republican Masochism

June 11, 2018 /

Some say Republican voters will revolt against Trump’s trade war. Don’t believe it.

Trump’s Madness, Literally and Seriously

June 8, 2018 /

Conspiracy theorizing has breached the inner sanctum of power. What now?

The Dem Establishment Strikes Back

June 7, 2018 /

And the Republicans have already run out of gas in the run up to November’s midterms.

What Happened to Jim Himes’ Spine?

June 7, 2018 /

Himes looks like he caved to Wall Street. Did I mention he’s a former banker?

Republican Sadism

June 6, 2018 /

Conservatives no longer stand athwart history yelling stop. They seek to inflict pain, for pleasure.

Trump Perverts the Constitution

June 5, 2018 /

Yes, that’s sounds extreme. Yes, that’s what the president is doing.

Only Trump Believes He Can Pardon Himself

June 4, 2018 /

The argument, every single word, is bullshit, and the president’s attorneys know it.

Keep the (Democratic) Faith

May 31, 2018 /

Dinesh D’Souza’s disgusting pardon may look like yet another reason to lose hope in democracy. But it’s really the opposite.