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.

Did one of America’s top spycatchers spy on America?

January 25, 2023 /

Charles McGonigal is a Putinist no one saw, writes Lindsay Beyerstein.

The GOP ethic of elites getting to do whatever they want

January 23, 2023 /

George Santos is living his party’s values.

The antivaxers’ ghoulish exploitation of dead celebrities

January 17, 2023 /

If you think dying at a ripe old age will get you off the hook, think again.

The Big Lie isn’t done with us yet

January 10, 2023 /

The J6 committee’s final report gives the Big Lie its due, rightfully so.

The best worst lab leak book yet

December 21, 2022 /

Andrew Huff explains how he told on yourself in 312 pages.

Hunter Biden and Elon Musk’s crowd-pleasing vaporware

December 9, 2022 /

The whole thing stinks worse than an illegal Twitter flophouse. 

House Republicans poised to launder Russian disinfo again

December 6, 2022 /

A skeptic’s guide to “Hunter Biden’s Laptop.”

Paul Pelosi attacker was re-running J6 

November 1, 2022 /

David DePape planned to kidnap and interrogate Speaker Nancy Pelosi to put Congress on notice. That’s the classic logic of terrorism. 

The man trying to elect QAnon believers as secretaries of state

October 31, 2022 /

It’s fair to say that if Jim Marchant were secretary of state, he wouldn’t certify a Democratic victory, because he keeps telling us. 

The J6 committee dares Merrick Garland to do something

October 14, 2022 /

Steve Bannon is already awaiting sentencing for defying the J6 Committee’s subpoena. It could happen again.