John Stoehr

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

Trump is president for life. Just ask him

September 1, 2022 /

By claiming to have declassified government secrets, he refuses to recognize the authority of the current president

There’s no way Biden would use the term ‘semi-fascist’ if he did not believe that most Americans are behind the Democrats

August 31, 2022 /

He doesn’t risk alienating voters. He risks missing an opportunity.

If the Congress is unchanged by the midterms, it will signal the return of an old norm

August 26, 2022 /

In the 20th century, six midterms flipped the Congress.

Maybe Donald Trump’s Big Lie is, well, um, good for democracy?

August 25, 2022 /

Early signs of hardcore supporters losing hope.

$10,000 in relief zeros out, or cuts in half, the student loan debt of a majority of borrowers

August 23, 2022 /

But is that all that’s possible? No.

Cheap in money, rich in love!

August 20, 2022 /

What a privilege to watch a child grow.

The most productive ‘gerontocracy’ ever

August 19, 2022 /

Time to retire that talking point.

Why is the left demanding that Biden cancel student loan debts when Biden is in the process of canceling student loan debts?

August 18, 2022 /

To cancel or not to cancel is not the question. 

Apple of my eye

August 18, 2022 /

This is the seedbed of democracy.

The Inflation Reduction Act is what a democracy can achieve when fascists are prevented from stabbing it in the back

August 17, 2022 /

Thank Mitch McConnell for proof of concept.