Samuel Goldman

National correspondent

Samuel Goldman is a national correspondent at TheWeek.com. He is also an associate professor of political science at George Washington University, where he is executive director of the John L. Loeb, Jr. Institute for Religious Freedom and director of the Politics & Values Program. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard and was a postdoctoral fellow in Religion, Ethics, & Politics at Princeton University. His books include God's Country: Christian Zionism in America (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018) and After Nationalism (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021). In addition to academic research, Goldman's writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications.

Keep Russian dressing out of your beef with Putin
Russian dressing.
Opinion

Keep Russian dressing out of your beef with Putin

NIMBYism rears its aged head in Berkeley
Booting a college student.
Samuel Goldman

NIMBYism rears its aged head in Berkeley

Biden's revealing silence at SOTU
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden's revealing silence at SOTU

Presidential speeches really are getting dumber
President Biden.
Samuel Goldman

Presidential speeches really are getting dumber

Biden's boring Supreme Court nomination
Ketanji Brown Jackson.
Samuel Goldman

Biden's boring Supreme Court nomination

The end of the liberal world order
Vladimir Putin.
Opinion

The end of the liberal world order

Rick Scott's plan shows the problem with Congress
Rick Scott.
Samuel Goldman

Rick Scott's plan shows the problem with Congress

How the U.S. can still win with Ukraine
Vladimir Putin and President Biden.
Opinion

How the U.S. can still win with Ukraine

No outrage over Canada's trampling the rule of law?
Justin Trudeau.
Samuel Goldman

No outrage over Canada's trampling the rule of law?

How Trump scrambled CIA politics
Donald Trump.
Opinion

How Trump scrambled CIA politics

The San Francisco recall is the left's 3rd strike
A donkey kick.
Samuel Goldman

The San Francisco recall is the left's 3rd strike

Down with the woke cartels
The ABA logo.
Opinion

Down with the woke cartels

How the trucker protests exposed our tactical hypocrisy
Canada's trucker protest.
Samuel Goldman

How the trucker protests exposed our tactical hypocrisy

Not everything is about Nazis
Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Opinion

Not everything is about Nazis

Why doesn't America have good trains? Money.
A train.
Samuel Goldman

Why doesn't America have good trains? Money.

How to fix the Supreme Court
John Roberts.
Opinion

How to fix the Supreme Court

How China could lose the political Olympics
Xi Jinping.
Samuel Goldman

How China could lose the political Olympics

We used to be a proper country
Whoopi Goldberg.
Opinion

We used to be a proper country

COVID is the perfect excuse to finally axe the State of the Union
President Biden.
Samuel Goldman

COVID is the perfect excuse to finally axe the State of the Union

The return of the libertarian moment
Libertarians.
Opinion

The return of the libertarian moment

If the economy's so great, why do we feel so lousy?
A sad graph.
Samuel Goldman

If the economy's so great, why do we feel so lousy?

The fading of 20th-century American Jewish meritocracy
The Supreme Court.
Opinion

The fading of 20th-century American Jewish meritocracy

Barry Bonds doesn't need the Hall of Fame
Barry Bonds.
Samuel Goldman

Barry Bonds doesn't need the Hall of Fame

The show The Gilded Age could have been
The Gilded Age.
Opinion

The show The Gilded Age could have been

Transparency is good, but it won't end the CRT debate
An eye.
Samuel Goldman

Transparency is good, but it won't end the CRT debate

Moderates still don't get conservatives' fears
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Moderates still don't get conservatives' fears

Americans don't trust experts or populists. What's left?
An expert.
Samuel Goldman

Americans don't trust experts or populists. What's left?

The dilemma of deinstitutionalization
A mental hospital.
Opinion

The dilemma of deinstitutionalization

Will 2022 bring another Miracle on Ice?
The Miracle on Ice.
Samuel Goldman

Will 2022 bring another Miracle on Ice?

A skeptic's case for traditional voting
Voting.
Opinion

A skeptic's case for traditional voting

Elite oblivion, pandemic indecency
Boris Johnson.
Samuel Goldman

Elite oblivion, pandemic indecency

A new Contract with America
An elephant.
Opinion

A new Contract with America

Standing athwart slobs, yelling 'stop'
A slob.
Opinion

Standing athwart slobs, yelling 'stop'

Banning Trump from re-election is a pipe dream
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Banning Trump from re-election is a pipe dream

The Capitol riot's roots in the New Left
Protesters.
Opinion

The Capitol riot's roots in the New Left

Doom and gloom in academe
A pennant.
Opinion

Doom and gloom in academe