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Edward Morrissey

Columnist

Edward Morrissey has been writing about politics since 2003 in his blog, Captain's Quarters, and now writes for HotAir.com. His columns have appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Post, The New York Sun, the Washington Times, and other newspapers. Morrissey has a daily Internet talk show on politics and culture at Hot Air. Since 2004, Morrissey has had a weekend talk radio show in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and often fills in as a guest on Salem Radio Network's nationally-syndicated shows. He lives in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota with his wife, son and daughter-in-law, and his two granddaughters. Morrissey's new book, GOING RED, will be published by Crown Forum on April 5, 2016.

2020 Democrats will be on the attack. The question is who they target.
The debate forum in Miami.
Opinion

2020 Democrats will be on the attack. The question is who they target.

What the Democrats should have learned from Republicans' 2016 debates
Candidates.
Opinion

What the Democrats should have learned from Republicans' 2016 debates

Why Trump may regret picking a tariff fight with Mexico — even if he wins
President Trump.
Opinion

Why Trump may regret picking a tariff fight with Mexico — even if he wins

Breaking the Supreme Court to fix it
The Supreme Court building.
Opinion

Breaking the Supreme Court to fix it

Why Trump is happy to start running against Joe Biden now
President Trump and Joe Biden.
Opinion

Why Trump is happy to start running against Joe Biden now

The limits of Justin Amash's independent streak
Justin Amash and President Trump.
Opinion

The limits of Justin Amash's independent streak

How unlimited congressional investigations could destroy our constitutional order
Opinion

How unlimited congressional investigations could destroy our constitutional order

The dangerous precedent of Congress demanding Trump's tax returns
President Trump.
Opinion

The dangerous precedent of Congress demanding Trump's tax returns

Could the crowded Democratic primary field still have room for more?
Candidates.
Analysis

Could the crowded Democratic primary field still have room for more?

The Mueller War rages on
President Trump.
Opinion

The Mueller War rages on

Everyone is going to be disappointed by the Mueller report
President Trump, Adam Schiff, and Jerrold Nadler.
Feature

Everyone is going to be disappointed by the Mueller report

Trump's big gamble with the Homeland Security Department
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump's big gamble with the Homeland Security Department

Joe Biden has no shame
Joe Biden.
Opinion

Joe Biden has no shame

Why the collusion myth might destroy the Democrats in 2020
President Trump.
Opinion

Why the collusion myth might destroy the Democrats in 2020

How Pelosi lost her impeachment groove
Nancy Pelosi and President Trump.
Opinion

How Pelosi lost her impeachment groove

Is Nancy Pelosi's speakership over?
Nancy Pelosi.
Opinion

Is Nancy Pelosi's speakership over?

How a heartland governor could be Democrats' route to victory in 2020
Jay Inslee and John Hickenlooper.
Analysis

How a heartland governor could be Democrats' route to victory in 2020

How walking away from Kim Jong Un strengthens Trump's hand
President Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Opinion

How walking away from Kim Jong Un strengthens Trump's hand

Congress' feigned shock over Trump's national emergency is pretty rich
The Capitol Building.
Opinion

Congress' feigned shock over Trump's national emergency is pretty rich

Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign is doomed
Sen. Amy Klobuchar.
Opinion

Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign is doomed

Trump's grand occasion for score-settling
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump's grand occasion for score-settling

Why Trump's immigration compromise is a shrewd move
President Trump.
Opinion

Why Trump's immigration compromise is a shrewd move

Why the Catholic Church's anti-populist crusade is doomed
A church.
Feature

Why the Catholic Church's anti-populist crusade is doomed

America's forever standoff
President Trump and Nancy Pelosi.
Opinion

America's forever standoff

Why Democrats and Republicans love to fight about immigration
Nancy Pelosi at the Capitol
Opinion

Why Democrats and Republicans love to fight about immigration

Trump's desperate hunt for a new chief of staff
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump's desperate hunt for a new chief of staff

The Democrats' 2020 field is overrun by Washington insiders
Democrats.
Opinion

The Democrats' 2020 field is overrun by Washington insiders

Mia Love's ominous warning for the GOP
Mia Love.
Opinion

Mia Love's ominous warning for the GOP

Republicans' Arizona debacle
An Arizona sign.
Opinion

Republicans' Arizona debacle

The GOP's Midwestern peril
The midwest.
Opinion

The GOP's Midwestern peril

Arizona's blue moment
Kyrsten Simena and Martha McSally.
Opinion

Arizona's blue moment

Are Democrats about to blow it in Minnesota?
Tim Walz posters.
Opinion

Are Democrats about to blow it in Minnesota?

Democrats' bad bet on Beto
Beto ORourke.
Opinion

Democrats' bad bet on Beto

Florida's political hurricane
Hurricane Michael.
Opinion

Florida's political hurricane

Why Democrats won't win the Senate
Bob Menendez and Brett Kavanaugh.
Opinion

Why Democrats won't win the Senate

The Rod Rosenstein drama isn't over yet
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in Washington
Analysis

The Rod Rosenstein drama isn't over yet