Rick Perlstein

Rick Perlstein is the author of "The Invisible Bridge," "Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America" and "Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus." He is also the national correspondent for the Washington Spectator.

Alex Jones, Donald Trump
Donald Trump uses Alex Jones as an actual news source Rick Perlstein
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz
The convention that could have been: Mourning the Trump/Cruz open convention we'll never have Rick Perlstein
Donald Trump, Richard Nixon
Donald Trump, our terrifying Lone Ranger: The GOP front-runner acts like the president is above the law Rick Perlstein
Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump
Donald Trump's avenging angels: How the orange-haired monster has rewritten the history of American conservatism Rick Perlstein
Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio
Why not Kasich! Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and my week on the trail with the GOP Rick Perlstein
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and the Democrats' dilemma: Does the party even care about big ideas anymore? Rick Perlstein
Mitt Romney has a lot of nerve: The pro-torture, political scion and company killer thinks Donald Trump is the phony? Rick Perlstein
Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan, #GangstaGipper: How Reagan's macho posturing helped create today's gun culture Rick Perlstein
Barack Obama
Where has this Barack Obama been? If Obama had governed like this in 2009, he'd be a transformational, historic president Rick Perlstein
Bernie Sanders
The media's lying to you about Bernie Sanders: This is why a socialist can win the Fox-loving red states Rick Perlstein
Donald Trump
Donald Trump, American hustler: The frightening fascist tendencies of his GOP rise Rick Perlstein
Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan
Jimmy Carter got it right: Race, Ronald Reagan, and how the right gutted his visionary electoral reform Rick Perlstein
Scott Walker, Marco Rubio
You vote, but plutocrats decide: The real story about the GOP primary that even the liberal media won't tell you Rick Perlstein
Donald Trump
Right-wing racist whack-a-mole: Confederate flag comes down, Donald Trump pops up Rick Perlstein
Reagan Nixon Bush Ford
Watergate's most lasting sin: Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, and the pardon that made us all cynics Rick Perlstein