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Noah Millman

Columnist

Noah Millman is a screenwriter and filmmaker, a political columnist and a critic. From 2012 through 2017 he was a senior editor and featured blogger at The American Conservative. His work has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Politico, USA Today, The New Republic, The Weekly Standard, Foreign Policy, Modern Age, First Things, and the Jewish Review of Books, among other publications. Noah lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.

Democrats should take the Romney-Cotton proposal seriously
Tom Cotton and Mitt Romney.
Opinion

Democrats should take the Romney-Cotton proposal seriously

Is the new COVID normal preventing us from getting back to life?
Masks.
Opinion

Is the new COVID normal preventing us from getting back to life?

Trump's acquittal is not foreordained
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump's acquittal is not foreordained

The reluctant making of a China hawk
Xi Jinping.
Opinion

The reluctant making of a China hawk

Who is the Cinderella in the GameStop fairy tale?
Cinderella.
Opinion

Who is the Cinderella in the GameStop fairy tale?

Biden foolishly low-balls America's COVID response
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden foolishly low-balls America's COVID response

Donald Trump, the great pretender
President Trump.
Opinion

Donald Trump, the great pretender

Will the legislature fight back?
President Trump.
Opinion

Will the legislature fight back?

Political careers should rise and fall on the vaccine rollout
A syringe.
Opinion

Political careers should rise and fall on the vaccine rollout

4 predictions for 2021
2021.
Opinion

4 predictions for 2021

America's corrosive obsession with scarcity
The Capitol Building.
Feature

America's corrosive obsession with scarcity

The problem with muting your friends
A man and a laptop.
Opinion

The problem with muting your friends

Biden's controversial Cabinet picks will reveal who holds the cards in Washington
Biden nominees.
Analysis

Biden's controversial Cabinet picks will reveal who holds the cards in Washington

Trump the paper tiger
Mitch McConnell, President Trump, and Joe Biden.
Opinion

Trump the paper tiger

Can an old Blob learn new tricks?
Joe Biden.
Opinion

Can an old Blob learn new tricks?

Republican legislatures should put their cards on the table
A bomb vote.
Opinion

Republican legislatures should put their cards on the table

Let's appreciate how extraordinary the vaccines are
A syringe.
Opinion

Let's appreciate how extraordinary the vaccines are

How to fix the Constitution in a divided Washington
Joe Biden.
Feature

How to fix the Constitution in a divided Washington

How Joe Biden can create a foreign policy that sticks around
Joe Biden.
Opinion

How Joe Biden can create a foreign policy that sticks around

How Biden can save his agenda under divided government
President-elect Joe Biden signs legislation.
Opinion

How Biden can save his agenda under divided government

Don't panic: Democracy is holding up
President Trump.
Opinion

Don't panic: Democracy is holding up

COVID-19 keeps proving everyone wrong
Earth.
Analysis

COVID-19 keeps proving everyone wrong

Is Trump the candidate of peace?
President Trump.
Feature

Is Trump the candidate of peace?

The craziest ways the 2020 election might end
A voter.
Analysis

The craziest ways the 2020 election might end

A new constitution? Be careful what you wish for.
The Constitution.
Analysis

A new constitution? Be careful what you wish for.

What the language police miss about offensive words
Amy Coney Barrett.
Feature

What the language police miss about offensive words

Is Joe Biden the Konrad Adenauer of the U.S.?
Joe Biden.
Opinion

Is Joe Biden the Konrad Adenauer of the U.S.?

2020 and the shadow of Bush v. Gore
President Trump and Joe Biden.
Opinion

2020 and the shadow of Bush v. Gore

Democrats' terrible bluff on the Supreme Court
A donkey playing poker.
Opinion

Democrats' terrible bluff on the Supreme Court

How a productivity phenomenon explains the unraveling of America
Opinion

How a productivity phenomenon explains the unraveling of America

Who has the most to lose from political violence?
A police officer.
Analysis

Who has the most to lose from political violence?

The left is blowing the school reopening crisis
A teacher.
Opinion

The left is blowing the school reopening crisis

Is the Republican Party a cult of personality?
President Trump.
Opinion

Is the Republican Party a cult of personality?

Biden cares about America. Can Democrats show they do too?
Joe Biden.
Opinion

Biden cares about America. Can Democrats show they do too?

The culture war in a tuna fish sandwich
Kamala Harris and tuna.
Opinion

The culture war in a tuna fish sandwich

Is Kamala Harris really the heir apparent of the Democratic Party?
Sen. Kamala Harris.
Opinion

Is Kamala Harris really the heir apparent of the Democratic Party?