Nicholas Confessore, editor

Nicholas Confessore is an editor of The Washington Monthly. Previously, he was a senior writer for The American Prospect, of which he remains a senior correspondent. He has also written for The New Republic, The Boston Globe, Salon, The Atlantic Monthly Online, and his high school paper, What's What. He will work for food.

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Washington Monthly articles by Nicholas Confessore:
  • July/August 2003: Welcome to the Machine
    How the GOP disciplined K Street and made Bush supreme.

  • March 2003: G.I. Woe
    Three years ago, George W. Bush charged that U.S. troops were intolerably overburdened. Today, our men and women in uniform are stretched even thinner--and it's about to get much worse.

  • December 2002: Comparative Advantage
    How economist Paul Krugman became the most important political columnist in America.

  • October 2002: One Vote Away
    Republicans could win control of the entire federal government in November. Why won't Democrats talk about it?

  • May 2002: Borderline Insanity
    President Bush wants the INS to stop granting visas to terrorists. The biggest obstacle? His own administration.

  • October 2001: Ethics For Dummies
    A review of Martin and Susan Tolchin's Glass Houses

  • December 2000: Nightmare in Kigali
    A review of Linda Melvern's A People Betrayed.

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