Isaac Chotiner
Isaac Chotiner Isaac Chotiner

Isaac Chotiner is a Slate contributor. 

The Slatest
Sept. 29 2016 5:48 PMActually, There Are No Good Foreign Leaders
The Slatest
Sept. 27 2016 3:46 PMActually, Trump Should Skip the Next Two Debates
Interrogation
Sept. 23 2016 9:15 AMDean Baquet Doesn’t Think Donald Trump Is the Media’s FaultThe New York Times executive editor on the challenges of covering the candidate and how the paper decided to call him a liar.
Interrogation
Sept. 1 2016 3:10 PMIs Hillary Clinton More Liberal Than Barack Obama?Joseph Stiglitz says yes.
Interrogation
Aug. 29 2016 5:46 AMCan Trump Win Without a Ground Game?Victory Lab author Sasha Issenberg is skeptical.
The Slatest
Aug. 25 2016 4:51 PMClinton’s Alt-Right Speech Found the Perfect Frame for Trump’s Bigotry
Politics
Aug. 23 2016 4:20 PMThe Self-Actualization of Sean HannityHe’s gone in the tank for Donald Trump. Let’s leave him there.
Interrogation
Aug. 16 2016 12:11 PMCan Islam and Liberalism Coexist?Why Islam resists secularization, and how that continues to shape the politics of the Middle East.
Politics
Aug. 9 2016 6:46 PMHillary Clinton’s Troubling Soft Spot for Henry KissingerShe is wise to welcome disaffected Republicans to her camp. But Kissinger is a bridge too far.
Politics
Aug. 8 2016 3:06 PMDonald Trump Offers Stimulus for America’s Hardest WorkersThe advisers trying to make him appear human.
Interrogation
Aug. 3 2016 6:02 PMDonald Trump’s Finger on the Nuclear TriggerA former nuclear missile officer—and adviser to Republicans—on why the prospect terrifies him.
Interrogation
Aug. 1 2016 6:28 PM“You Can Have a Great Convention and Get Beat”Michael Dukakis’ advice for Hillary Clinton.
Interrogation
July 28 2016 10:55 AMIs the Elite Media Failing to Reach Trump Voters?And in their rush to condemn Trump, are journalists betraying their values? Glenn Greenwald says yes to both.
The Slatest
July 25 2016 11:30 PMElizabeth Warren’s Convention Speech Did Not Inspire. But That’s Not What Elizabeth Warren Is For.
Interrogation
July 22 2016 4:38 PMFox After AilesThe nation’s foremost Fox News beat reporter on what’s going on behind the scenes at the cable news network.
Interrogation
Sept. 29 2016 1:33 PMDavid Plouffe Isn’t WorriedThe manager of Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign on why he’s not afraid of Trump—and why he’s confident in Clinton.
The Slatest
Sept. 26 2016 11:46 PMAt the Debate, Lester Holt Asked Smart, Tough Questions—Just in Time
Culturebox
Sept. 12 2016 1:02 PMSeducing the A-ListThe author of a new book about legendary talent agency CAA on how Hollywood—and movie stardom—has changed over the past four decades.
The Slatest
Aug. 31 2016 11:39 PMTrump Finally Clarified His Immigration Stance, and It’s Vile
Interrogation
Aug. 26 2016 9:16 AMWhat Barack Obama Thinks of Donald TrumpDavid Axelrod on how his former boss views the Republican nominee.
Interrogation
Aug. 25 2016 7:30 AMCompassion, and Criticism, for the White Working ClassA conversation with Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance.
Interrogation
Aug. 17 2016 1:08 PMHas Donald Trump Ruined Journalism?Matt Taibbi says most political media is shilling for one side or the other.
Politics
Aug. 15 2016 5:21 PMDonald Trump Doesn’t Have Foreign Policy Ideas. He Has Moods.What he said in his major speech on Monday mattered less than how he said it.
Interrogation
Aug. 8 2016 4:00 PMWhat Does the Japanese Emperor Do?And will Japan let him stop doing it?
Interrogation
Aug. 8 2016 10:08 AMThe Forever War and the Ever-Expanding MilitaryIs the Pentagon too powerful for its own—and our—good?
The Slatest
Aug. 1 2016 6:36 PMHugh Hewitt’s Explanation of His Trump Endorsement Is Utter Gibberish
Interrogation
July 31 2016 6:03 PMJonathan Franzen on Fame, Fascism, and Why He Won’t Write a Book About RaceAn exclusive conversation with the novelist.
Politics
July 27 2016 4:36 PMThe GOP Is No Longer the Party of National SecurityNo party with Trump at its head can claim that mantle.
Interrogation
July 25 2016 8:49 PMIs the DNC Hack an Act of War?And is the U.S. prepared to defend itself from the foreign powers who would meddle in our elections?
Politics
July 22 2016 1:07 AMThe Next TrumpThe GOP nominee is totally unhinged. But a better, cooler, more polished demagogue could rise in his wake.

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