Select Page

Search Results for: "Rick Perlstein"

Campaigns and Chaos

by Rick Perlstein | Jun 16, 2016 | Politics, Rickipedia

…tion of Republican presidents. Just read Rick Perlstein! Well, I love my readers, conservative and liberal both. But the people using my historical work to make this particular argument need to read it less selectively and more attentively. Trump is a…

Read more

California Dreamin’ with Donald Trump and Alex Jones

by Rick Perlstein | Jun 1, 2016 | Election 2016, Politics, Rickipedia

…unders promised us. And I’m not going to sit here and let the orange-haired monster steal it.   Rick Perlstein is the Washington Spectator’s national correspondent….

Read more

The Convention That Could Have Been

by Rick Perlstein | May 12, 2016 | Election 2016, Politics, Rickipedia

Photo Credit: Thomas J. O’Halloran, U.S. News & World Report Magazine   When the end finally came, I felt like crying: first Ted Cruz, then John Kasich, pulling out of the presidential election, denying a political historian like me the keys to a bon…

Read more

Trump Unmasked

by Rick Perlstein | Apr 27, 2016 | Election 2016, Politics

…officer atop the system? It’s time for us, together, to start thinking about what happens next. Rick Perlstein is The Washington Spectator’s national correspondent….

Read more

Avenging Angels

by Rick Perlstein | Apr 18, 2016 | Election 2016, Rickipedia

Photo Credit: Derzsi Elekes Andor   I’ve been studying the history of American conservatism full time since 1997—almost 20 years now. I’ve read almost every major book on the subject. I thought I knew what I was talking about. Then along comes Donald…

Read more

Email Signup

Free Sign Up

Sign up here for free access to The Washington Spectator, plus receive alerts with links to our latest posts and commentary.

From the Editor’s Desk


Listen to “Paranoia on Parade”, a 3-part audio podcast with commentary from author Dave Troy, Jack Bryan, director of the 2018 film “Active Measures," and Hamilton Fish, Editor of The Washington Spectator.

We collect email addresses for the sole purpose of communicating more efficiently with our Washington Spectator readers and Public Concern Foundation supporters.  We will never sell or give your email address to any 3rd party.  We will always give you a chance to opt out of receiving future emails, but if you’d like to control what emails you get, just click here.