Bob Moser

Contributing Writer

Bob Moser, the author of Blue Dixie: Awakening the South’s Democratic Majority, writes about politics and religion for The New Yorker and other outlets.

Should Democrats Do Dixie? Should Democrats Do Dixie?

Washington, DC

Feb 21, 2007 / Letters / Our Readers and Bob Moser

The Way Down South The Way Down South

The South is more purple than red, and Democrats don't need to sell their souls to win it back.

Jan 25, 2007 / Feature / Bob Moser

Johnny Populist Johnny Populist

John Edwards's hard-edged populism could be an antidote to the surreal Bush years.

Jan 5, 2007 / Editorial / Bob Moser

Letters Letters


Dec 13, 2006 / Letters / Richard Goldstein, Our Readers, and Bob Moser

A Complicated Blessing A Complicated Blessing

Claire McCaskill's victory in Missouri proves that moral politics is growing more expansive--and less Republican--as values voters waken to the moral bankruptcy of the religious ri...

Nov 16, 2006 / Editorial / Bob Moser

A New Southern Strategy A New Southern Strategy

The midterm elections proved to Democrats that the South must not be written off. The key to winning rural and working-class voters in Dixie is the same as anywhere else.

Nov 9, 2006 / Editorial / Bob Moser

A New-Model Ford A New-Model Ford

Harold Ford has wooed and wowed white conservatives in Tennessee with a mash-up of star power, earthy eloquence and a contrarian right-wingery that has driven the GOP to take drast...

Oct 26, 2006 / Feature / Bob Moser

Virginia’s Rumbling Rebels Virginia’s Rumbling Rebels

As Senator George Allen's faux-populist campaign devolves into a series of racial embarrassments, Virginia Democrat Jim Webb's unlikely campaign is surging, thanks in large part to...

Oct 8, 2006 / Feature / Bob Moser

White Heat White Heat

Welcome to Nashville, Tennessee, the unlikely symbol of the biggest American immigrant resettlement since the Industrial Revolution. It's also the white-hot nexus of the new Americ...

Aug 10, 2006 / Feature / Bob Moser

Reading the Reed Rout Reading the Reed Rout

Two Republican primaries in the Deep South expose potentially serious cracks in the party's religious-right foundation.

Jul 27, 2006 / Editorial / Bob Moser