Isaac Chotiner
Isaac Chotiner Isaac Chotiner

Isaac Chotiner is a Slate contributor. 

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.
The Slatest
July 21 2016 6:49 PMRoger Ailes Is Out, but Nothing Will Change at Fox News
Interrogation
July 20 2016 9:30 AMCould Seinfeld Be Made in 2016?The writer of Seinfeldia on the cultural legacy of the show, what it’s like to work with Larry David, and how a sitcom about upper-middle-class white-guy problems would hold up today.
Interrogation
July 15 2016 8:59 PMHow Turkey Came to ThisThe attempted military coup isn’t the country’s first. But this time is different.
The Slatest
July 12 2016 9:20 PMTrump Just Told Bill O’Reilly That He Can Relate to Victims of Racism
The Slatest
July 10 2016 11:28 AMThe NYT’s New Public Editor Has Some Terrible Advice for the Paper
The Slatest
July 8 2016 11:26 AMRacist Responses to Tragedies Like Dallas Do More than Stoke Hatred. They Rob Us of Our Ability to Grieve.
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.
The Slatest
July 20 2016 11:33 PMNewt Gingrich Probably Just Gave the Last Major Speech of His Career
The Slatest
July 18 2016 11:36 PMMelania Trump’s Pathetic Attempt to Humanize Her Husband
Interrogation
July 13 2016 10:50 AMIs America Becoming More Anti-Semitic?Or has social media just given bigots a bullhorn?
Interrogation
July 12 2016 5:45 AMThe ISIS CorrespondentThe New York Times’ Rukmini Callimachi on the group’s ruthless tactics, the perils of getting close to dangerous sources, and the emotional toll of reporting on terrorism.
The Slatest
July 8 2016 5:12 PMPakistan’s Greatest Activist and Philanthropist Dies at Age 88
Interrogation
July 7 2016 9:59 AM“The Rules Seem to Suddenly Have Changed”Slate founder Michael Kinsley on how the media blew it on Trump.

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