John Stoehr

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

No, red states are not becoming ‘laboratories of autocracy’ 

April 28, 2023 /

They already were. The key is containing them.

With their debt ceiling bill, the House Republicans reveal they have no reason to be serious about playing a dangerous game

April 27, 2023 /

This is not some sort of Svengalian victory for Kevin McCarthy. 

Tucker Carlson and why selling GOP groupthink had to end

April 27, 2023 /

With so many people centered on the same lie featuring the same private firm, it’s hard to think of better conditions for striking back.

GOP hopes to flood labor market with the cheap labor of children

April 26, 2023 /

Rewriting child labor laws isn’t the half of it.

The oldest-ever president is running again? Good

April 25, 2023 /

Let’s not regret a lack of choice but celebrate a clarity of choice.

Could the Supreme Court cover up its corruption by saving access to the abortion pill?

April 24, 2023 /

We should keep on keeping the democratic faith. 

Think you understand Trump’s relationship with white evangelicals? Think again

April 21, 2023 /

Post-Roe, they’re still figuring out new ways of talking about old agreements over the proper role of women in American society.

Why is Justice Clarence Thomas telling us he’s above the law?

April 20, 2023 /

There’s no downside to telling the truth.

Should Feinstein resign? No

April 18, 2023 /

Progressives are dogpiling her, because they sense weakness. 

Why won’t Post columnist EJ Dionne say what needs saying?

April 18, 2023 /

It’s probably a generational thing.