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Jonathan V. Last

Jonathan V. Last is executive editor of The Bulwark.

Articles by Jonathan V. Last

July 16, 2019 1:29 pm

What Would It Cost for Republicans to Condemn Trump?

Anything you will have to do eventually, you should do immediately.
Jonathan V. Last
July 1, 2019 7:45 am

Twitter Got the Democratic Debate Wrong

President Trump demonstrated his mastery of the news cycle this weekend by grabbing the spotlight back from the Democratic presidential…
Jonathan V. Last
June 28, 2019 12:47 am

Democrats Have Their Big Four

So it turns out Wednesday night really was the kids’ table debate. Because on Thursday night four Democrats demonstrated…
Jonathan V. Last
June 27, 2019 12:11 am

Circular Firing Squad

The winners, losers, and other losers, from the first Democratic debate.
Jonathan V. Last
June 21, 2019 1:26 pm

Trump, Iran, and the Thin (Red) Line Between Ambiguity and Weakness

Maybe it's not so smart to brag about being "cocked and loaded."
Jonathan V. Last
June 17, 2019 4:33 am

And the Dead Shall Rise: The June Democratic Power Rankings

Last month Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Pete Buttigieg held the top three spots. But now, the debates are…
Jonathan V. Last
June 10, 2019 5:06 am

The Definitive Explanation of Why Donald Trump Is Bane from The Dark Knight Rises

A couple weeks ago in the TRIAD (you should subscribe!) I did a little riff about how Donald Trump’s…
Jonathan V. Last
June 5, 2019 12:54 pm

Sohrab Ahmari’s ‘Culture War’ Is Really Just About Donald Trump

We’ve now moved through several stages of the Frenchism debate: From low-simmering Twitter feud to…
Jonathan V. Last
May 23, 2019 5:40 am

How to Hack Politics with Design . . . and How Not To

A tale of two design concepts.
Jonathan V. Last
May 15, 2019 5:38 am

The Biden Effect

How Crazy Uncle Joe’s candidacy is hurting the Democrats' chances to take the Senate.
Jonathan V. Last