Stories by Heather Digby Parton

Heather Digby Parton, also known as "Digby," is a contributing writer to Salon. She was the winner of the 2014 Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism. subscribe to Heather Digby Parton's feed

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's hints on Comey tapes were just more reality-TV tricks

Posted on: Jun 20, 2017, Source: Salon

After all the blatant lies and incoherent tweets, the Republicans' secret deal is nearly done—and wow, is it ugly.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: Salon

Why is a Christian crusader with little relevant experience suddenly acting as Trump's defense lawyer? Look closer.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017, Source: Salon

Our national crisis is entering a decisive phase.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2017, Source: Salon

The GOP has repeatedly proven it's willing to let the president flout any norm, rule and law.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: Salon

What did the attorney general know and when did he know it?

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: Salon

His NATO speech, Paris Agreement withdrawal and London tweetstorm suggest he has no use for advisers.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's petty, self-serving reaction to the London tragedy was bad enough. On guns, he's simply stupid and wrong.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Right-wing "thought leaders" face a quandary: Follow "our general" with no questions, or admit he's a disaster?

Posted on: Jun 1, 2017, Source: Salon

Barely two years ago, both parties had agreed to roll back mandatory minimum sentencing. Well, forget all that.

Posted on: May 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Same Republicans who were outraged over Hillary Clinton's emails now barely notice widening Trump-Russia scandal.

Posted on: May 30, 2017, Source: Salon

Supposedly respectable advisers have become enablers to a regime of lies, incompetence and idiocy.

Posted on: May 29, 2017, Source: Salon

European leaders are visibly shaken after his NATO and G7 summit appearances.

Posted on: May 25, 2017, Source: Salon

Now we learn Trump dished about possible nuclear war with the unstable Philippine president. What will be next?

Posted on: May 24, 2017, Source: Salon

The former campaign manager may be back to manage the president's crisis team. He won't help.

Posted on: May 23, 2017, Source: Salon

Past financial crimes, rather than collusion, may be the president’s biggest problem right now.

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source: Salon

While the president embarrasses himself abroad, his staff reveals the most cruel and senseless proposed budget in memory.

Posted on: May 19, 2017, Source: Salon

As he told Comey, the president would love to emulate his pals Erdogan, Duterte and Putin.

Posted on: May 18, 2017, Source: Salon

What did the GOP know about the president's ties to Russia and when did they know it?

Posted on: May 17, 2017, Source: Salon

Scandal whirlwind: If Trump tried to shut down the FBI's Michael Flynn investigation, did Jeff Sessions play along?