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Jim Swift

Jim Swift is a senior editor at The Bulwark. He worked at The Weekly Standard from 2012 to 2018, where his last post was as deputy online editor. His writing has also appeared in the Washington Post, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and elsewhere. Before TWS, he worked for five years for members of the House and Senate as a tax staffer, working for Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY) on Ways and Means Committee matters and Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) on Finance Committee matters. In 2004, he worked as a field staffer for President Bush’s re-election campaign. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Louis University.

Articles by Jim Swift (page 1)

March 29, 2024 7:03 pm

What to Expect from an Israeli Offensive in Rafah.

Plus: How the American Jeremiad Can Restore the American Soul
Jim Swift
March 22, 2024 5:31 pm

Alvin Bragg’s Case Against Trump: Four Things to Know

Plus: Lessons from America’s Forgotten War in Russia
Jim Swift
March 21, 2024 6:59 pm

President Biden Should Talk About Afghanistan

Plus: No, Trumpism Can’t Be Fused with Reaganism
Jim Swift
March 20, 2024 7:01 pm

One Cut at a Time: Judge Cannon Is Trying to Kill the Trump Documents Case

Plus: Grading Biden
Jim Swift
March 18, 2024 7:00 pm

In Hungary, Scandal and Crisis Suddenly Energize the Opposition

Plus: Schumer Broke with Netanyahu—Now How About Menendez?
Jim Swift
March 14, 2024 6:06 pm

The Do-Nothing Party

Plus: The ‘Criminal Immigrant’ Canard
Jim Swift
March 13, 2024 6:40 pm

Getting Old is One Thing…

Losing one's mind is quite another.
Jim Swift
March 12, 2024 6:51 pm

Send in the Surrogates

Plus: A Good God, Despite Everything
Jim Swift
March 11, 2024 6:59 pm

Agonizing About Biden’s Age Is Worse Than Irrelevant

Plus: A Whiffed Attempt to Claim Moderate Mantle for Trump
Jim Swift
March 8, 2024 6:00 pm

SOTU: Biden Calls Out “Dangerous” Trump, Irresponsible Republicans.

Plus: Whole Worlds in a Moment
Jim Swift