Christian Vanderbrouk

Christian Vanderbrouk served eight years in the George W. Bush administration, and later managed global affairs and government relations at the New York Stock Exchange. He can also be found on Twitter at .


Articles by Christian Vanderbrouk

June 12, 2019 5:18 am

Big Government to the Rescue?

The dangerous allure of “wartime conservatism.”
Christian Vanderbrouk
June 7, 2019 5:31 am

Catch-45

The twisted logic of Trump defenders would make a fine Joseph Heller novel.
Christian Vanderbrouk
May 28, 2019 5:15 am

Whoa, Joe

The former VP is leading all the primary polls. But the numbers mask serious liabilities.
Christian Vanderbrouk
May 20, 2019 7:32 am

A Nation of Fake Lawyers

We weren’t supposed to talk politics like this.
Christian Vanderbrouk
May 13, 2019 5:37 am

Mike Pence, Leader of the Resistance?

He could be in real trouble if the Trumpist media ever actually reads the Mueller report.
Christian Vanderbrouk
May 3, 2019 5:45 am

The Company They Keep

Why do all these white nationalists keep saying MAGA?
Christian Vanderbrouk
April 23, 2019 4:29 am

The Return of the Paranoid Style

Why are so many red MAGA hats made of tinfoil?
Christian Vanderbrouk
April 18, 2019 4:38 pm

A Deeply Disturbing Account of a Reckless Presidency

Michael Barone famously said “all process arguments are insincere, including this one.” So…
Christian Vanderbrouk
April 11, 2019 10:50 am

MAGA Grift Goes Global

The Mueller report might not be all about Russia. Here’s a guide to how defense contractors, right-wing think tankers, and a brain pill guru refused to let a Middle East crisis go to waste.
Christian Vanderbrouk
April 2, 2019 4:58 am

Trump Unbound

He’s hard to control now. Imagine if he wins in 2020 and never has to worry about elections again.
Christian Vanderbrouk