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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

November 15, 2019 7:12 pm

Parroting Putin to Own the Libs

In the latest impeachment hearing, Trump’s defenders cribbed Moscow’s talking points.
Benjamin Parker
November 14, 2019 5:46 am

Trump Defenders Sputter in First Public Impeachment Hearings

The standard playbook of the Trump apologists—distract, deflect, and attack—didn’t work yesterday.
Benjamin Parker
November 6, 2019 5:44 am

Remember, Trump Just Gets Worse

The president’s supporters have grown accustomed to defending the indefensible.
Benjamin Parker
October 30, 2019 5:44 am

What the New Impeachment Vote Means for Trump’s Defenders

New rules are likely to make the impeachment proceedings more transparent—depriving critics of their chief argument.
Benjamin Parker
October 29, 2019 5:44 am

Giuliani’s Hot Mess

The president’s lawyer—or former lawyer? or de facto ambassador?—faces some hard choices.
Benjamin Parker
October 21, 2019 5:46 am

The Grim Prospect of a Trump Second Term

If you think things are bad now…
Benjamin Parker
October 18, 2019 5:29 am

Jane Fonda Arrested in Latest Political Stunt

Her brand of activism—used most infamously back in the Vietnam years—helps no one but her publicist.
Benjamin Parker
October 15, 2019 5:33 am

Unfriendly Skies: Trump Wants to Scrap Valuable Intelligence Treaty

The president reportedly intends to pull the U.S. out of the Open Skies Treaty—will his party push back?
Benjamin Parker
October 4, 2019 11:30 am

Jacob Wohl and Rudy Giuliani or Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Distractions
Benjamin Parker
September 26, 2019 3:59 pm

Memo to Trump: The Whistleblower Is Not a Spy

And he didn’t commit treason.
Benjamin Parker