Erick Erickson's Confessions of a Political Junkie

Erick-Woods Erickson
Erick Erickson's writings about the intersection of life, politics, and faith in a divided America.
Created 24 Jan 2020
  • Just a Suggestion
    22 Oct 2021about 22 hours ago • < 1 min read • 66 41
    It probably is not wise for Democrats and members of the media to tell Americans they should just stop buying so much in light of shortages. It is probably not wise for Democrats and members of the me...
  • Testing the Education Hypothesis in Virginia
    21 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 29 7
    This is a transcript from my radio show. You can listen live now. There's a saying I use a lot. "Anecdote is not data." I am aware of private polling that senior Republicans and senior Democrats have ...
  • The Stories We Tell Ourselves
    21 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 34 7
    Narcissus was a beautiful hunter in ancient Greece. He shunned all romantic advances. None were as beautiful as he knew himself to be, so there was no reason for a relationship with anyone. Eventually...
  • China Delenda Est
    20 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 20 0
    The Chinese communists may be on the rise or on the decline. Critics have differing opinions about which, but either way it makes China dangerous. They are either trying to assert their authority as t...
  • The Democrats Claim Elections Are Stolen
    19 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 38 4
    This is a transcript from my radio show. You can subscribe to my premium newsletter for only $7/month or $70/year. You’ll get exclusive content and know more than your friends. When I was a kid, I lov...
  • The Supply Chain Dishonesty
    19 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 35 16
    There are a lot of problems with the supply chain right now. There is a labor shortage. There are lockdowns and slowdowns around the world. The Port of Los Angeles is not a 24-hour operation. Pete But...
  • Flying Blind With Polling
    19 Oct 2021 14 2
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  • Don't Drag Colin Powell Into Anti-Vax Conspiracies
    18 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 104 21
    Having never run for office, Colin Powell received 3 Electoral Colleges in 2016. He was a remarkable man. In 1996, Republicans tried to draft Powell to run for office. Ronald Reagan, in 1994, tried to...
  • The Old Gods Creep Back In
    17 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 36 11
    In my city, a crystal shop opened. It advertises itself as a “metaphysical/spiritual” store. You can get crystals to give you energy or calm you. You can learn to cast spells and explore astrology. Yo...
  • The Humorless Left Wants to Dictate Humor
    16 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 36 6
    Humor is one of those concepts that has seemed to fade. People on the left have suddenly decided there is a direction in which jokes can flow. One must not punch “down,” but should punch up. Up is alw...
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