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Benjamin Parker

Benjamin Parker is a senior editor at The Bulwark. His writing has been published in The Weekly Standard, The Wall Street JournalThe Washington Examiner, and The Hill. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and Russian and East European Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Articles by Benjamin Parker (page 3)

January 30, 2020 6:00 am

Senate Surrender?

The Trump defense team wants the Senate to walk away from its constitutional obligations for the sake of convenience.
Benjamin Parker
January 24, 2020 5:40 am

Behind Michael Bloomberg’s Impeachment Ad Buy

Public opinion and constitutional principles.
Benjamin Parker
January 23, 2020 5:43 am

Does This Impeachment Trial Matter?

Seeing past the surpriselessness.
Benjamin Parker
January 20, 2020 6:00 am

Trump’s Muddled Foreign Policy Thinking—and Ours

It’s been too long since America’s leaders have tried to articulate a consistent, coherent view of the world and our country’s role in it.
Benjamin Parker
December 13, 2019 5:44 am

On Impeachment, Fast Is Fine

A slower impeachment process may uncover more facts. But a fast impeachment may be more constitutionally prudent.
Benjamin Parker
December 10, 2019 5:44 am

Weighing the Evidence Against the President

The facts aren’t on their side, so House Republicans complain about the process.
Benjamin Parker
December 5, 2019 5:44 am

Censure Makes No Sense

It didn’t work as a political compromise during the Clinton impeachment, and it doesn’t work today.
Benjamin Parker
December 4, 2019 9:47 pm

Turley’s Weak Critique

The legal scholar’s case against impeaching Trump doesn’t hold water.
Benjamin Parker
November 15, 2019 7:12 pm

Parroting Putin to Own the Libs

In the latest impeachment hearing, Trump’s defenders cribbed Moscow’s talking points.
Benjamin Parker
November 14, 2019 5:46 am

Trump Defenders Sputter in First Public Impeachment Hearings

The standard playbook of the Trump apologists—distract, deflect, and attack—didn’t work yesterday.
Benjamin Parker