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: Aug 16, 2017, Source: Salon

At the very least, he's made clear he has a real soft spot for white nationalists.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2017, Source: Salon

Three years after Ferguson, the administration seeks to militarize policing even more. It's a dangerous path.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: Salon

The president no longer enjoys the benefit of the doubt after a new blockbuster report.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2017, Source: Salon

Pundits can't resist a man in uniform, but there are already signs his tenure will be a short one.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Struggling to save his dying presidency, Trump urges a violent crackdown. It's bluster, but it's still dangerous.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2017, Source: Salon

New White House enforcer abuses Bannon and Priebus and meets with Sessions—it looks like a massive power play.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2017, Source: Salon

Maybe Trump supporters are glimpsing the truth: He has no plan to bring back high-paying jobs, and never did.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2017, Source: Salon

As Trump torments his most loyal follower, others around him wonder who's next.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2017, Source: Salon

The president can complain that Republicans don't have his back. But the GOP's inactivity shows they actually do.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2017, Source: Salon

Has it really only been six months?

Posted on: Jul 19, 2017, Source: Salon

Steve Bannon doesn't need to have inroads to Russia's ruling class. He's with them in spirit.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2017, Source: Salon

Mitch McConnell's bill has gone down in flames, but the health care fight may never end.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2017, Source: Salon

For maybe the first time since he took office, the president has genuine cause for concern.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2017, Source: Salon

An explosive report details the president's business dealings with criminals and shady oligarchs.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: Salon

While Don Jr. implodes, Steve Bannon and Erik Prince have hatched a plan to privatize war and pillage Afghanistan.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2017, Source: Salon

Full control in Washington isn't as much fun as Republicans thought it would be.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2017, Source: Salon

Embittered and in need of money, a general turns against his own country. Sounds familiar.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017, Source: Salon

New reports link Michael Flynn to hacking and expose the president's business ties to the former USSR.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: Salon

As a media celebrity, Trump constructed a masterful persona. It was never real, and now it's deeply dangerous.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2017, Source: Salon

Health care? Syria? News that people on six continents hate him? Never mind! Trump just wants to bash the media.