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The GOP Is Now the WWE of Politics

Once Republicans became the party of fantasies and tantrums and putting on a show, Marjorie Taylor Greene was inevitable

Photo: Getty Images / The Washington Post

Back in 2016, as I finished writing Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History, my book about our founding national weakness for mixing fiction and reality in problematic ways, I wondered if…

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Kurt Andersen

Kurt Andersen

Award-winning, bestselling author (Evil Geniuses, Fantasyland, True Believers, Heyday, Turn of the Century) and creator of media (Studio 360, Inside, SPY).