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Jim Swift

Jim Swift is a senior editor at The Bulwark. He worked at The Weekly Standard from 2012 to 2018, where his last post was as deputy online editor. His writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and elsewhere. Before TWS, he worked for five years for members of the House and Senate as a tax staffer, working for Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY) on Ways and Means Committee matters and Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) on Finance Committee matters. In 2004, he worked as a field staffer for President Bush’s re-election campaign. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Louis University.


Articles by Jim Swift (page 2)

August 31, 2021 5:30 am

Carter Was a Deregulatory Leader. Biden Can Be, Too.

When it comes to beer and liquor delivery, consumer preferences have evolved. So should regulations.
Jim Swift
August 25, 2021 5:30 am

The, Uh, “Conservative” Case for Spitting on American Soldiers

American Greatness offers a red-pill argument for hating on the military.
Jim Swift
August 23, 2021 5:30 am

Who Will Win Ohio’s Evangelicals?

The evangelical vote is the “Heart of it All.”
Jim Swift
August 20, 2021 5:00 am

Josh Mandel Lets the Mask Slip, a Little

He doesn’t believe what he’s saying, at least not all of it. And that’s sad.
Jim Swift
August 17, 2021 6:00 pm

The Third-Shot Underground

Some fully vaccinated people have been getting a third jab before the government has approved it.
Jim Swift
August 13, 2021 5:30 am

The GOP Is Playing Itself

Senate Democrats barely have a majority, but they’re legislating and trolling the GOP at the same time.
Jim Swift
August 10, 2021 7:16 am

When Kayfabe Gets You Killed

At least wrestling is fake. COVID-19 is not.
Jim Swift
August 3, 2021 5:16 am

Meet John Bennett: The Oklahoma Republican Party’s Very Special Chairman

The Sooner GOP looked at Allen West and said, "Hold my beer . . ."
Jim Swift
August 2, 2021 5:21 pm

Glenn Youngkin Keeps Stoking the Election Conspiracy Fire

The Virginia gubernatorial candidate is trying to keep the GOP base happy—but nothing will satisfy the election-trutherism buzzsaw.
Jim Swift
July 30, 2021 5:30 am

“No, We Didn’t Get the Vaccine… We’re Republicans.”

Missouri as a test case in conservative covidiocy and bad governance.
Jim Swift