Matt Labash

Senior Writer

James Traficant, 1941-2014

6:02 PM, Sep 27, 2014 • By MATT LABASH



Where Everybody Is Disadvantaged

Postcards from the diversity follies.

May 25, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 34

Muddy Waters


Apr 6, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 28

Down with Facebook!

Down with Facebook!

What nobody bothers to mention about the social-networking site is that it's really dull--mind-numbingly dull.

Mar 16, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 25

The City Where the Sirens Never Sleep

Detroit is dying. But, it is not dead yet.

Dec 29, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 15

Apathetics Anonymous

The joy of deciding not to decide who should be the next president of the United States.

Nov 17, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 09

Bedtime Stories

Matt Labash, doting father.

Oct 20, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 06

The Passion of Dick Cheney

Fishing the Snake River with the vice president.

Sep 22, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 02

Among the Paultards

Even they are ashamed of their candidate's supporters.

Sep 15, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 01

Anderson Cooper Braves Gustav

3:10 PM, Sep 1, 2008

When Bubba Meets Obama

If you want to fish for votes in Appalachia, here's how.

Jun 30, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 40

Prom Night

Matt Labash, D.C. debutante.

May 12, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 33

Hurricane Eve Hits New Orleans

Celebrating a decade of those revolting monologues.

May 5, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 32

Keep Despair Alive

Matt Labash, Obamamaniac.

Mar 3, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 24

Making Political Trouble

Roger Stone shows how it's done--again.

Jan 28, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 19

Pick Me a Candidate

Matt Labash, indecisive.

Dec 31, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 16

Sing a Song of Ron Paul

The enchanter of the disenchanted attracts white-boy rappers, truth troubadours, and would be Woody Guthries.

Dec 10, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 13

Roger Stone, Political Animal

"Above all, attack, attack, attack--never defend."

Nov 5, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 08

Are We Having Fun Yet?

The infantilization of corporate America.

Sep 17, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 01

Impaler of Fish

Jun 11, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 37

The Sane Fringe Candidate

Meet John Cox, Republican candidate for president.

May 21, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 34


Matt Labash is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His collection Fly Fishing with Darth Vader: And Other Adventures with Evangelical Wrestlers, Political Hitmen, and Jewish Cowboys was published in 2010 by Simon and Schuster. He lives in Owings, Maryland, with his wife, his sons Luke and Dean, and his dog, Moses.

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