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William Kristol
Editor-at-Large
Amanda Carpenter
Political Columnist
Adam Keiper
Executive Editor
Benjamin Parker
Senior Editor
Hannah Yoest
Art Director for The Bulwark and author of the Hellcat newsletter.
Sonny Bunch
Culture Editor
Mona Charen
Policy Editor
Cathy Young
Russian-Jewish-American writer. Author, Ceasefire: Why Women & Men Must Join Forces to Achieve True Equality (1999). Cato Institute senior fellow. Writer, The Bulwark. Newsday columnist, Reason contributing editor.
Theodore R. Johnson
Theodore (Ted) R. Johnson is the director of the Fellows Program at the Brennan Center for Justice and a writer for The Bulwark. He is also a retired commander in the U.S. Navy and the author of When the Stars Begin to Fall (Grove Atlantic, 2021).
Martyn Wendell Jones
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Jim Swift
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Tim Miller
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