Jay Cost

Staff Writer
Shut GOP

What the Hell Is Going On?

The fraying of the national political consensus.

Oct 12, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 05 • By JAY COST



Gary Locke

The Slush Fund

How Obamacare pays off insurers.

May 12, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 33

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

Can This Marriage Be Saved?

The Republican establishment needs the grassroots, and vice versa.

Apr 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31


Counting by States

The Democrats’ Senate problem.

Apr 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 29

A voter refusing to be taken for granted

How Much Worse Can It Get?

Republicans can’t afford to write off African-American voters.

Mar 31, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 28


Not Ready for Hillary

Mar 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 27


Delay, Delay, Delay

The lawless tweaking of Obamacare’s provisions continues.

Mar 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 26

Jay Cost

The Middle Kingdom

Everybody loves the spirit of compromise. Except voters.

Mar 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 25

Hey, more time to spend with the kids!

Dependence Day

The corrupting effects of Obamacare.

Feb 24, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 23


The Wages of Immigration

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22


A Real Equality Agenda

Let’s redistribute power, not income.

Feb 10, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 21

Dave Malan

The Obamacare Bailout

Big government in bed with big insurance.

Feb 3, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 20

Mark Pryor, left, and Tom Cotton

A Good Chance of Pryor Restraint

Thanks to Obamacare, Arkansas may get another Republican senator.

Jan 27, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 19

The Genealogy of Obamacare

Harking back to the worst of the New Deal.

Jan 13, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 17


Jay Cost is a staff writer for The Weekly Standard and the author of Spoiled Rotten, a critical history of the Democratic party, forthcoming from Broadside Books.

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