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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

July 17, 2019 1:00 pm

Bowe Bergdahl’s Case Shows Why Trump Shouldn’t Tweet

Not that we needed a reminder.
Benjamin Parker
July 12, 2019 6:00 am

‘It’s Your Job to Lead, and to Persuade, and to Change Opinion.’

A conversation with former Senator Heidi Heitkamp.
Benjamin Parker
July 1, 2019 12:39 pm

Don’t Underestimate Mayor Pete

He might not win now, but conservatives shouldn’t ignore his appeal and his bright future.
Benjamin Parker
June 18, 2019 10:30 am

One Cheer for Pete Buttigieg

He said one smart thing about Israel, but got the rest of it all wrong.
Benjamin Parker
June 11, 2019 11:02 am

Why Has the White House Been Silent on the Hong Kong Protests?

Protesters demanding basic civil rights could use a friend in Washington.
Benjamin Parker
June 4, 2019 9:44 am

Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Are Forever

Because that's just how he wants it.
Benjamin Parker
May 31, 2019 2:36 pm

Today’s Reminder That the Plural of ‘Anecdote’ is Not ‘Data’

A few interviews with reluctant passengers of the Trump train do not say anything about 2020.
Benjamin Parker
May 29, 2019 3:03 pm

Who’s Looking at Mueller’s ‘Underlying Work Product?’

Here’s a guide to all the ongoing investigations into the investigation.
Benjamin Parker
May 21, 2019 6:00 am

Justin Amash Could Keep Trump From Getting Re-Elected

Here’s how.
Benjamin Parker
May 7, 2019 4:13 pm

What, Exactly, Does McConnell Mean When He Says ‘Case Closed’?

Honestly, it’s hard to say.
Benjamin Parker