Lindsay Beyerstein

Lindsay Beyerstein covers legal affairs, health care and politics for the Editorial Board. An award-winning documentary filmmaker, she’s a judge for the Sidney Hillman Foundation. Find her @beyerstein.

A convention fight is a pure pundit’s fantasy

February 22, 2024 /

It’s time to shelve the childish fantasies and focus on the task at hand, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Special counsel finds a way to turn Biden’s willingness to cooperate into a smear

February 9, 2024 /

The DC press corps is taking the emotionally charged impressions of a two-time Trump appointee at face value, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Trump attorney, now cooperating with prosecutors, wrote detailed instructions on how to steal the election in Nevada and Arizona

December 14, 2023 /

At times, Ken Chesebr was astonishingly candid about how outrageous his plan was, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Another billionaire, another round of Jew-hatred

November 20, 2023 /

Elon Musk is emulating Henry Ford, a car mogul who bought a media platform to spread antisemitic libels, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Snitching gets you everywhere

October 26, 2023 /

The defections of three well-placed co-defendants in the Georgia RICO case is a huge blow to Donald Trump, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

The Claremont Institute is behind the right’s ‘Red Caesarism’ craze 

October 13, 2023 /

It was at the forefront of Trump’s J6 coup attempt and it’s leading the charge to end democracy in America, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Trump’s climate of intimidation

October 3, 2023 /

And it’s getting ridiculous, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Impeaching Biden is a tired Trump play

September 28, 2023 /

The point is smearing the president, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

Antisemites have a ‘captive audience’ in Musk

September 14, 2023 /

He’s following the footsteps of generations of conspiracy theorists.

Welcome to the Uterus, America’s newest national park 

September 12, 2023 /

A judge borrows from environmental law, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.