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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

September 17, 2019 11:05 am

Why Does Kamala Harris Hate the Constitution?

Her policy proposals all start with violating its terms.
Benjamin Parker
September 10, 2019 5:45 am

Can Trump Be Trusted With State Secrets?

Well, obviously not. But what is the intelligence community supposed to do about it?
Benjamin Parker
September 5, 2019 11:38 am

What the Pentagon Is Sacrificing to Pay for the Border Wall

Just facilities to keep our military safe, trained, and effective.
Benjamin Parker
September 3, 2019 3:43 pm

This is Why Americans Trust Neither the Media Nor the Government

Leif Olson's resignation from the Labor Department is highly illustrative.
Benjamin Parker
August 29, 2019 12:22 pm

James Comey Is No Mastermind

He might be unsavory, but he's not a threat to the republic.
Benjamin Parker
August 28, 2019 5:25 am

Trump’s Statements on Jews Align—Dangerously—With His Conspiracy Dabbling

If he doesn't believe in the crazy things he says, then he's using them for cheap political purposes. What's worse?
Benjamin Parker
August 23, 2019 5:00 am

Why Biden’s ACA Exaggerations Are Problematic

Each of the Democratic front-runners has a central reason for running. Pete Buttigeig’s is generational change. Bernie Sanders’s…
Benjamin Parker
August 13, 2019 5:30 am

Sue Gordon Should Have Made Trump Fire Her

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats will leave his job on August 15. In a normal world, he…
Benjamin Parker
August 7, 2019 5:35 am

What the Democratic Candidates Have to Say About Gun Control

Not much, surprisingly.
Benjamin Parker
August 1, 2019 11:51 am

Do Any of the 2020 Democrats Have a Foreign Policy?

Credit CNN in this week’s debates: The moderators attempted to ask the candidates questions about foreign policy and national security.
Benjamin Parker