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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

March 14, 2019 6:21 pm

Who’s the Biggest Loser from the Emergency Declaration Vote?

The Senate vote on Trump's emergency declaration put a stake in the heart of Pence's presidential ambitions.
Benjamin Parker
March 12, 2019 12:40 pm

The Real Reason Pelosi Doesn’t Want to Impeach Trump

It has very little to do with it being divisive to the country.
Benjamin Parker
March 7, 2019 6:40 pm

House Passes Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism, Other Forms of Bigotry

A resolution that started out as a condemnation of anti-Semitism passed the House on Thursday after several contentious days…
Benjamin Parker
March 6, 2019 4:33 pm

Omar’s Anti-Semitism Exposes a Rift on the Left

House Democrats can't decide whether or not to condemn the "myth of dual loyalty."
Benjamin Parker
February 28, 2019 4:24 am

Moderation Won’t Cure Our Polarization. But Real Leadership Might.

Extremism is a problem that won't go away as long as neither party sees any benefit in compromising.
Benjamin Parker
February 26, 2019 7:27 pm

The Mob Mentality of the GOP

This story has been updated. The Republican Party is turning into a mob. As former Trump lawyer Michael…
Benjamin Parker
February 21, 2019 3:03 pm

Laura Ingraham Goes All In on the Duke

"Sometimes it isn’t being fast that counts, or even accurate; but willing."—John Wayne
Benjamin Parker
February 19, 2019 4:59 am

How Ilhan Omar Slandered Venezuela’s Opposition

In targeting Elliott Abrams, she impugned the people who’ve been victims of the Maduro regime.
Benjamin Parker
February 15, 2019 11:12 am

Five Reasons the National Emergency Is a Huge Waste of Time

Let us start with eminent domain ...
Benjamin Parker
February 14, 2019 4:47 am

The Devolution of Lindsey Graham

The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee won’t act on legislation meant to protect the Mueller investigation. Even his own bill.
Benjamin Parker