Isaac Chotiner
Isaac Chotiner Isaac Chotiner

Isaac Chotiner is a Slate staff writer.

I Have to Ask
May 23 2017 4:10 PMWhat It’s Like to Cover Trump as a White House ReporterThe Washington Post’s Ashley Parker on Trump’s tweets and the fire hose of breaking news.
Interrogation
May 21 2017 8:45 PMNot Even Trump Can Prevent a Two-State SolutionHow renewed violence in Israel and Palestine could bring us closer to peace.
I Have to Ask
May 18 2017 10:56 AMI Have to Ask: The Ashley Parker EditionThe Washington Post political reporter on scheduling life around President Trump’s tweetstorms.
Interrogation
May 16 2017 10:00 AMHow Scared Should We Be of Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission?This voting rights expert thinks: very.
Interrogation
May 11 2017 3:58 PMIs There Any Future in Being a Moderate Republican?How and why the party abandoned the middle.
Interrogation
May 9 2017 9:36 PMIs This Donald Trump’s Saturday Night Massacre?A Nixon biographer on two big differences between 1973 and 2017.
Interrogation
May 8 2017 1:50 PMHas Protesting Become Too Easy?Calling your congressman, and even marching, doesn’t scare the people in power enough.
Interrogation
May 3 2017 9:30 AMHow David Letterman Changed Late NightHe made Jimmy Kimmel’s political monologue possible. But did he also play a role in normalizing Donald Trump?
Interrogation
April 27 2017 11:38 AMWill Le Pen Lose in 2017—and Win in 2022?How the French establishment’s marginalization of the National Front could backfire.
I Have to Ask
April 27 2017 9:15 AMI Have to Ask: The Pamela Paul EditionThe Times book review editor on the future of criticism and what our books say about us.
Interrogation
April 24 2017 4:38 PM“He’s Learning on the Job”A lonely Trump defender in the academy attempts to continue defending Trump.
Politics
April 19 2017 5:06 PMStill a FactorO’Reilly is gone, but his ugly brand of egotism and resentment is here to stay. 
Interrogation
April 18 2017 11:55 AMVictorious and ParanoidHow will Recep Tayyip Erdogan wield his new powers?
I Have to Ask
April 13 2017 7:47 AMI Have to Ask: The Ethan Sherwood Strauss EditionThe ESPN reporter on working the Warriors beat, Steph Curry, and “sticking to sports” in the age of Trump.
Interrogation
April 10 2017 2:49 PMThe Case for Supporting Trump’s Syria InterventionEven if you don’t support Trump. A conversation with Shadi Hamid.
Brow Beat
May 23 2017 12:38 PMRemembering Roger Moore, the Man Who Saved James Bond
The Slatest
May 18 2017 11:00 AMWe Live in the World Roger Ailes Broke
Interrogation
May 16 2017 8:24 PMHow Will Israel Respond to Trump’s Leak?Netanyahu will not want this to hurt his relationship with the president.
Interrogation
May 15 2017 11:50 PMWalk Softly and Blurt Out Whatever Is On Your MindWhat Trump’s big mouth could mean for American foreign policy.
I Have to Ask
May 11 2017 7:00 AMI Have to Ask: The Pankaj Mishra EditionThe author of Age of Anger on why modern society is ill-equipped to handle populist rage.
Interrogation
May 9 2017 4:37 PMHow Should We Remember the Confederacy?A fight over Civil War monuments in New Orleans reignites an old but unresolved debate.
I Have to Ask
May 4 2017 10:31 AMI Have to Ask: The Jonathan Chait EditionThe New York writer on how the Republican Party’s past explains the election of an American demagogue.
Politics
May 2 2017 2:08 PMJimmy Kimmel’s Misguided View of PoliticsThe problem isn’t partisanship; it’s the party that doesn’t believe in providing Americans with health care.
Interrogation
April 27 2017 10:32 AMWhat Is Going on at ESPN?How cord cutters, Fox Sports 1, and the declining fortunes of SportsCenter are hurting the “worldwide leader.”
The Slatest
April 24 2017 8:16 PMBill O’Reilly Just Put Out a Podcast—and He Sounded a Lot Like Donald Trump
I Have to Ask
April 20 2017 7:15 AMI Have to Ask: The David Grann EditionThe New Yorker writer on crime reporting, Trump’s impact on journalism, and the secrets of crafting long-form journalism.
Interrogation
April 19 2017 11:00 AMIs Donald Trump’s Unpredictability an Advantage in Handling North Korea?The North Koreans are used to being the ones who play “the crazy card.”
Interrogation
April 17 2017 8:10 PMCan the Web Save the World?In her new book, Anne-Marie Slaughter argues networks may be more powerful than nation-states.
The Slatest
April 11 2017 4:12 PMWhy Sean Spicer Was So Confused About the Holocaust and Syria
The Slatest
April 7 2017 12:14 PMElites Are Giddy Over Trump’s Airstrike in Syria, and That’s Terrifying

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