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Jonathan V. Last

Jonathan V. Last is executive editor of The Bulwark.

Articles by Jonathan V. Last

November 16, 2019 7:40 am

This Is How Trump’s Gangster Government Works

The president—like a clever drug dealer or gangster—knows the importance of plausible deniability. Now it’s the essence of the GOP defense.
Jonathan V. Last
November 14, 2019 12:24 pm

The Case for Deval Patrick

Democrats finally get their White Knight candidate.
Jonathan V. Last
November 13, 2019 5:13 am

Trump Hurts Downballot Republicans

A lot of the Republican happy talk last week was about how, sure, the Philly suburb elections weren’t great. And…
Jonathan V. Last
November 7, 2019 10:20 am

WeWork, SoftBank, and the Road to Socialism in Four Slides

I know what you’re thinking: Can’t we just let the WeWork thing go? No. I can’t. Tech writer Alex Wilhelm…
Jonathan V. Last
November 5, 2019 4:56 am

A Song of Warren and Beto

Allow me to spoil the 2020 election for you: We’re not getting Medicare for All. Elizabeth Warren’s gigantic, single-payer, death-to-private-insurance…
Jonathan V. Last
November 1, 2019 5:49 am

This Is How Warren Loses

Over the weekend I got an email from a very smart, plugged in friend about where Elizabeth Warren’s campaign is,…
Jonathan V. Last
October 31, 2019 5:23 am

The Impeachment Equation

In the Washington Post last week talk radio host and constitutional scholar Hugh Hewitt argued that “If Republicans don’t stand by…
Jonathan V. Last
October 28, 2019 5:26 am

Impeachment Is a Product

An Agile perspective on how the House should approach the impeachment of Donald Trump.
Jonathan V. Last
October 24, 2019 7:34 am

How to Fight the Shifting Impeachment Goalposts

I’ve been warning about the shifting of goalposts from the start of the impeachment inquiry and now we’re seeing it…
Jonathan V. Last
October 23, 2019 5:13 am

WeWork Is Why People Are Open to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders

My conservative friends often don’t understand why Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have so much purchase in American politics. Why…
Jonathan V. Last