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Jonathan V. Last

Jonathan V. Last is executive editor of The Bulwark.

Articles by Jonathan V. Last

June 15, 2020 5:30 am

Trump, West Point, and Immortan Joe

Authoritarians and their fetish for physical strength.
Jonathan V. Last
June 9, 2020 5:16 am

Al Sharpton Should Not Become the Public Face of the Protests

Change comes from adding people to the coalition, not polarizing the movement.
Jonathan V. Last
June 8, 2020 5:13 am

The 2020 Cake Is (Almost) Baked

Biden has the biggest, most durable lead of any presidential challenger ever. He's more personally popular than Trump. The wrong-track number is at -38. And there are only 20 weekends left before Election Day.
Jonathan V. Last
May 27, 2020 5:30 am

FAQ: Should Twitter Ban Donald Trump?

Twitter is not a suicide pact.
Jonathan V. Last
May 21, 2020 5:14 am

What Winning the War on COVID-19 Looks Like

Even “victory” is going to look a lot like defeat.
Jonathan V. Last
May 14, 2020 5:26 am

The Curious Case of the People Who Want to “Reopen” America—But Not Wear Masks

Decadence and performative emoting are alive and well in pandemic America.
Jonathan V. Last
April 28, 2020 5:30 am

COVID-19 Is This Generation’s Vietnam

In six weeks the coronavirus has killed more Americans than the Vietnam war.
Jonathan V. Last
April 24, 2020 5:21 am

We Cannot “Reopen” America

No matter when government stay-at-home orders are revoked, the American economy will not reopen. Because the source of the economic shock is not government orders. It's the pandemic.
Jonathan V. Last
March 30, 2020 5:26 pm

COVID-19 Has Killed More Americans Than 9/11

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is about to eclipse the death toll from September 11. And there's no end in sight.
Jonathan V. Last
March 18, 2020 5:05 am

The Sanders Campaign Is a Menace to Public Health

Bernie Sanders can't beat Joe Biden. But he can force millions of people to risk being exposed to the coronavirus.
Jonathan V. Last