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William Saletan

William Saletan is a writer at The Bulwark.

Articles by William Saletan (page 1)

September 20, 2022 5:30 am

The Chaotic Politics of Lindsey Graham’s Abortion Bill

Republicans had a strategy for downplaying the issue through the midterms. So much for that.
William Saletan
September 14, 2022 7:35 am

On Gay Marriage, Senate Republicans Are Out of Step With the Republican Base

The GOP electorate has shifted toward widespread support for same-sex marriage.
William Saletan
September 1, 2022 5:30 am

“Semi-Fascism”: The Shoe Fits

Republicans’ hypocritical reaction to President Biden’s use of the F-word.
William Saletan
August 18, 2022 5:05 am

Liz vs. Nikki

One is a profile in courage. The other is a profile in appeasement.
William Saletan
August 9, 2022 4:33 pm

‘Defund the FBI’—the MAGA Right’s Hypocritical New Slogan

An overnight switcheroo on ‘defunding’ or ‘abolishing’ law enforcement after the Mar-a-Lago search.
William Saletan
August 2, 2022 5:30 am

Joe Manchin’s Word Games

How he got to yes.
William Saletan
July 13, 2022 2:35 pm

The Real Goal of the Jan. 6th Committee

Yes, the committee is unearthing evidence that could lead to prosecutions—but that’s not its main aim.
William Saletan
July 7, 2022 5:30 am

Here’s What the Latest Polls Tell Us About Abortion and the 2022 Midterms

Post-Dobbs surveys show the issue helps Democrats.
William Saletan
June 30, 2022 5:30 am

Trump’s Flailing, Angry Desperation on Jan. 6th

Four standout moments from Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony.
William Saletan
June 27, 2022 5:30 am

Roe’s End and the Phony Doctrine of ‘Potential Life’

Why you can’t trust the Supreme Court’s promise that contraception and gay marriage won’t be next.
William Saletan