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Benjamin Parker

Benjamin Parker is a senior editor at The Bulwark. His writing has been published in The Weekly Standard, The Wall Street JournalThe Washington Examiner, and The Hill. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and Russian and East European Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Articles by Benjamin Parker

January 17, 2021 6:00 pm

House Republicans Look Pathetic Compared to Navalny

Days after all but ten GOP representatives showed their spinelessness by opposing impeachment, Russia’s opposition leader braves Putin’s wrath to return home.
Benjamin Parker
January 12, 2021 5:30 am

The Alt-Right Is Now the Entire Right

The voices of reason, reality, and responsibility are a cowering minority in the Republican party.
Benjamin Parker
August 7, 2020 5:30 am

Trump Got Bored with Venezuela

Elliott Abrams, the U.S. special representative for Venezuela, has now been given the Iran portfolio, too.
Benjamin Parker
June 12, 2020 5:34 am

Where is the DOJ Civil Rights Division?

Policing the police is a core reason the Department of Justice exists in the first place. But Attorney General Barr continues to defend the questionable actions of federal law enforcement officers.
Benjamin Parker
March 14, 2020 5:30 am

The Coronavirus Crisis and the Politics of ‘Owning’

What should we expect from our presidents?
Benjamin Parker
March 5, 2020 5:30 am

Three Myths That Exploded on Super Tuesday

Skill, money, timing—and what comes next.
Benjamin Parker
February 26, 2020 5:30 am

The Also-Rans Still Running

The South Carolina debate could have been a defining moment for the 2020 race. It wasn’t.
Benjamin Parker
February 25, 2020 5:45 am

What Would a Sanders Presidency Mean for the Rule of Law?

Bernie is an outsider promising big changes but offering no clear sense of how to accomplish them. Sounds familiar.
Benjamin Parker
February 14, 2020 5:45 am

Bill Barr’s Really Bad First Year

The attorney general has turned his office into that of a wartime consigliere for the president.
Benjamin Parker
January 31, 2020 5:25 am

Four Key Moments from Thursday’s Impeachment Q&A

Good arguments, bad arguments, and non-arguments.
Benjamin Parker