Joan Walsh

National Affairs Correspondent

@joanwalsh

Joan Walsh, a national affairs correspondent for The Nation, is a coproducer of The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show and the author of What’s the Matter With White People? Finding Our Way in the Next America. Her new book (with Nick Hanauer and Donald Cohen) is Corporate Bullsh*t: Exposing the Lies and Half-Truths That Protect Profit, Power and Wealth In America.

Mike Pence

Mike Pence Is a Smooth-Talking Todd Akin Mike Pence Is a Smooth-Talking Todd Akin

The guy who led the crusade against Planned Parenthood and signed anti-abortion laws will drive more women to Hillary Clinton.

Jul 15, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Donald Trump in Wilkes Barre

How Donald Trump Is Helping White Christian America Commit Suicide How Donald Trump Is Helping White Christian America Commit Suicide

America’s former majority is passing away in the age of Obama, but a new book explains that it is not dying a natural death—it’s making self-destructive choices.

Jul 11, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Donald Trump

Trump Just Can’t Quit His Wacko, Racist, Anti-Semitic Supporters Trump Just Can’t Quit His Wacko, Racist, Anti-Semitic Supporters

Maniacally defending the use of a Star of David in an anti-Clinton image shows why Trump won’t be president.

Jul 7, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary Clinton 2016

Clinton Should Acknowledge Comey’s Criticism in Order to Put the E-mail Mess Behind Her Clinton Should Acknowledge Comey’s Criticism in Order to Put the E-mail Mess Behind Her

The presumptive nominee has a trust problem with voters. She should use this as a chance to address it.

Jul 5, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Bernie Has It Backward: He’ll Have More Leverage if He Endorses Clinton Bernie Has It Backward: He’ll Have More Leverage if He Endorses Clinton

And he needs to do it soon.

Jun 27, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Orlando Pulse Shooting

Orlando Is a Hate Crime, No Matter What Donald Trump Says Orlando Is a Hate Crime, No Matter What Donald Trump Says

Trump proved he’s in the mainstream of the Republican Party, as GOP leaders lamented the massacre without mentioning gays or guns.

Jun 12, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary Clinton Makes History

Hillary Clinton Makes History Hillary Clinton Makes History

She still has to convince skeptics that being the first woman presidential nominee from a major party matters.

Jun 8, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Clinton Super Tuesday Win

Hillary Clinton Will Claim a Historic Victory Tuesday Night—and the Media Should Cover It That Way Hillary Clinton Will Claim a Historic Victory Tuesday Night—and the Media Should Cover It That Way

But Sanders and his voters deserve time to think about their next steps, too.

Jun 6, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Trump San Jose

Donald Trump Has Yet Another Epic Meltdown Donald Trump Has Yet Another Epic Meltdown

Hillary Clinton roasted Trump in her best speech yet, while Paul Ryan caved.

Jun 3, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Trump Rolling Thunder Rally

Here Is a List of People Donald Trump Insulted Last Week Here Is a List of People Donald Trump Insulted Last Week

Mitt Romney, Susana Martinez, ABC’s Tom Llamas, CNN’s Jim Acosta, vets, his own supporters—and more!

May 31, 2016 / Joan Walsh

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