Michael Tomasky is a Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast, the Editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, and a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. His book If We Can Keep It: How the Republic Collapsed, and How It Might Be Saved was published in paperback in June. (December 2020)
A Dem for All Seasons?
Can any of these Democrats recreate and energize the Obama coalition?
December 5, 2019 issue
Fighting to Vote
‘The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present’ by Allan J. Lichtman
The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present
by Allan J. Lichtman
November 8, 2018 issue
The Worst of the Worst
Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ and David Frum’s ‘Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic’
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
by Michael Wolff
Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic
by David Frum
February 22, 2018 issue
The Republican Anti-Trump?
The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance
by Ben Sasse
September 28, 2017 issue
Can the Monster Be Elected?
All the fury we’re about to see—maybe it won’t matter at all
The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election
by John Sides and Lynn Vavreck
Democracy for Realists: Why Elections Do Not Produce Responsive Government
by Christopher H. Achen and Larry M. Bartels
July 14, 2016 issue