Editorial writer and columnist


Playing Politics: President Biden

In his inaugural address, the 46th president calls for national unity. Hear the "Playing Politics" podcast analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's D.J. Tice and John Rash.


America's divide seen in a clash of symbols

The Capitol attack, including the desecration of the American flag and unfurling of the Confederate one, shows the power of symbols.


Playing Politics: MAGA mobs storm the Capitol

Protests against the presidential election resulted in violence as Congress convened to certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's Chad Hartman and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's Scott Gillespie and John Rash.


High-tech espionage veils le Carré's spy era

Surveillance trending more click-and-digital than cloak-and-dagger.