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The Bulwark, Will Saletan, Mona Charen, Joe Perticone, Jim Swift, Jonathan V. Last, Tim Miller, Sonny Bunch, Benjamin Parker, Sarah Longwell, Hannah Yoest, Catherine Lowe, Amanda Carpenter, William Kristol, Adam Keiper, Martyn Wendell Jones, Ben Raderstorf, A.B. Stoddard, Cathy Young, Barry Rubin, Marc A. Caputo, Andrew Egger, Philip Allen Lacovara

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  • The Bulwark
  • Will Saletan

    I'm a writer at the Bulwark. Email: [email protected]. Twitter handle: @saletan. Question everything.

  • Mona Charen

    Policy Editor at The Bulwark. Host of Beg to Differ podcast.

  • Joe Perticone

    Joe Perticone is national political reporter at The Bulwark. He previously reported on Congress and campaigns at Business Insider and IJR. Follow him on Twitter, Threads, or Instagram: @JoePerticone. He can be reached at: [email protected]. more

  • Jim Swift

    Senior Editor, The Bulwark. more

  • Jonathan V. Last

    Editor, The Bulwark

  • Tim Miller

    Writer-at-Large, The Bulwark more

  • Sonny Bunch

    Culture Editor

  • Benjamin Parker

    Senior Editor, The Bulwark

  • Sarah Longwell


  • Hannah Yoest

    Art Director for The Bulwark and author of the Hellcat newsletter.

  • Catherine Lowe

    Herding cats for The Bulwark.

  • Amanda Carpenter

    Editor at Protect Democracy more

  • William Kristol

    Editor at Large, The Bulwark. Director, Defending Democracy Together. Host, Conversations with Bill Kristol.

  • Adam Keiper

    Executive Editor, The Bulwark ( Cofounder, The New Atlantis ( and American Purpose (

  • Martyn Wendell Jones

    Senior Associate Editor, The Bulwark

  • Ben Raderstorf

    Ben Raderstorf is a policy advocate at Protect Democracy. He helps direct policy and communications work around systemic threats to American democracy. His writing has been published in The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Bulwark.

  • A.B. Stoddard

    A.B. Stoddard is a columnist at The Bulwark, and a guest host on Sirius XM’s POTUS Channel.

  • Cathy Young

    Russian-Jewish-American writer. Author, Ceasefire: Why Women & Men Must Join Forces to Achieve True Equality (1999). Writer, The Bulwark. Newsday columnist, Reason contributing editor.

  • Barry Rubin

    Barry Rubin started making videos at the age of 13 when he used his bar mitzvah money to buy a camera and editing software.

  • Marc A. Caputo

    National political reporter for The Bulwark, covering Donald Trump, the MAGA movement and Republican campaigns

  • Andrew Egger

    Andrew Egger is White House correspondent for The Bulwark. He previously covered politics for The Dispatch and The Weekly Standard.

  • Philip Allen Lacovara

    Philip Lacovara is the former deputy solicitor general of the United States, counsel to the Watergate special prosecutor, president of the D.C. Bar.

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