Matt Ford

Staff Writer

Matt Ford is a staff writer at The New Republic.

Status Quo Joe

Biden seems to believe that everything in America was rosy until Trump took office, and he's offering himself as a time machine.

We Are All Executioners Now

Attorney General Bill Barr announced that the government will put five prisoners to death in six months, ending a 16-year hiatus.

Trump and His Deplorables

The president's racist attack on four Democratic congresswomen warrants universal condemnation, yet his supporters and party largely stand by him.

Trump’s Day of Terror

His planned raid against undocumented immigrants on Sunday recalls some of the darkest chapters in American history.

Tanks, But No Tanks

Trump's self-aggrandizing July 4th parade is neither in good taste nor the spirit of the holiday—and Congress should ensure it never happens again.

The Kids Aren’t Alright

#UnwantedIvanka and the equally omnipresent Jared aren't just meme-able jokes, they're conduits for graft and possible threats to national security.