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Charlie Sykes

MSNBC columnist

MSNBC columnist Charlie Sykes is founder and editor-at-large of the Bulwark and host of "The Bulwark Podcast." His most recent book, "How the Right Lost Its Mind," was published in October 2017.

MSNBC columnist Charlie Sykes is founder and editor-at-large of the Bulwark and host of "The Bulwark Podcast." His most recent book, "How the Right Lost Its Mind," was published in October 2017.

Latest from Charlie Sykes

36d ago

The House's new MAGA speaker was a final humiliation for the GOP's 'moderates

The new House MAGA speaker Mike Johnson was a win for Donald Trump, and a final humiliation for the Republican 'moderates' like Ken Buck and Mike Lawler.
81d ago

The Wisconsin GOP's threat to impeach a judge is playing with fire

If Wisconsin Republicans follows through on their threats, they will impeach a newly elected Supreme Court justice before she has ruled on any major case.
84d ago

Mike Pence’s eulogy for a Republican Party that doesn’t exist

Pence gave a big speech at New Hampshire’s Saint Anselm College last week. But after hammering Trump, Pence accidentally revealed a big 2024 election flaw.
135d ago

A federal judge confirmed one of Trump’s worst labels — and the GOP didn’t blink

A federal judge confirmed that a jury ruled that former President Trump was a rapist. Yet he remains the Republican Party's frontrunner for the 2024 nomination.
214d ago

The GOP megadonors with buyer's remorse

Some Republican billionaires and Trump donors like Peter Thiel are rethinking their 2024 contribution plans over the GOP's commitment to culture wars.
278d ago

The CPAC Crackup

What time does CPAC 2023 start today? Republican extremists like Trump and Kari Lake flock to Matt Schlapp's event. But Ron DeSantis and Mike Pence stay away.
302d ago

What those new Wisconsin tapes tell us

Wisconsin Trump tapes from Associated Press confirm President Donald Trump election officials knew the 'big lie' was fake. And pressured Mike Pence anyway.
309d ago

Trump's 2024 MAGA litmus test

Donald Trump's 2024 campaign for president pits him against Republican primary rivals like Florida's Ron DeSantis. And violence is the test.
331d ago

Donald Trump just keeps losing

Did Kevin McCarthy win the speaker of the House vote? Donald Trump certainly lost. That's something Fox News and the House Freedom Caucus all agree on.
384d ago

Trump's secret 2024 weapon? He's ready to burn it all down

Trump 2024 announcement is official. Trump is running for president. After the midterm election results in the House and Senate, will Republicans back him?
399d ago

Elon Musk's Twitter hellscape. And ours.

This weekend the guardrails truly came down.