Michael Gerson on Sarah Palin
What we talk about when we talk about experience
Michael Gerson on McCain and Faith
McCain has often shown a stubborn sense of decency that should appeal broadly.
Gerson: Republicans Don't Own the Faith-Based Agenda
Obama's challenge: getting Democratic secularists on board.
Gerson: How My Party Lost Its Way
What caused the unraveling of the Republican Party? The president's former speechwriter explains.
The Kingmaker's New Subject
Pat Robertson's support for Giuliani surprised many. It should not have.
No Cause for Hypercaution
In a new book, former Bush speechwriter and NEWSWEEK contributor Michael J. Gerson warns against learning the wrong lessons from Iraq.
A New Social Gospel
During my time in the White House, the most intense and urgent evangelical activism I saw did not come on the expected values issues--though abortion and the traditional family weren't ignored--but on genocide, global AIDS and human trafficking.
A Delicate Balance
The issue of stem cells was the first test of the infant Bush administration, pitting the promise of medical discovery against the protection of developing life and prompting the president's first speech to the nation.
The View From The Top
Five Washington Augusts ago, for me, is not just a different time; it is a distant country. At the White House, we debated the nuances of stem-cell research.