Kevin Baker

Kevin Baker is a contributing editor at The New Republic and the author of America the Ingenious. He is finishing a history of New York City baseball.

Trail of Fears

Forget Nixon. Trump is more like Andrew Jackson than Tricky Dick—and the consequences of his crimes will be far more devastating.

The Myth of the Smug Liberal

In the dawn of the Trump era, there is no stereotype more lazily deployed than the condescending coastal liberal who lives in his own bubble.