A senior writer, Alex Koppelman writes and edits Salon's political blog, War Room. He's also written for New York Magazine, has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News and CNN Headline News and is a contributing editor with Smith Magazine. The recipient of a 2006 GLAAD award for outstanding digital journalism article, Alex has been described by the New York Times' Opinionator blog as "Salon's astute political junkie" and by Canadian political blogger Kathy Shaidle as "a delusional liberal pantywaist... who still rides a bicycle. By choice. On the sidewalk."