Jamelle Bouie

Jamelle Bouie is a staff writer at The American Prospect.

Recent Articles

Haley Barbour: Gaffe Machine.


Haley Barbour needs to find a better press secretary, or at least someone who won't let him put his foot in his mouth at every opportunity:

Real People, Real Suffering.

National news stories about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fall into two categories: stories about Chris Christie, and stories about people who criticize Chris Christie. This New York Times profile of Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy falls into the latter group:

But what is most striking about Mr. Malloy, a Democrat, is that just six weeks after taking charge of such a mild-mannered state, he is publicly taking shots at his celebrated counterpart in New Jersey, attacking his politics and policies, his intellect, even his personality.

Early Polling Doesn't Matter.


Nate Silver notes the stunning unpopularity of the current GOP field:

You Gots to Chill.


Andrew Sullivan would benefit from a little more perspective, and a little less apocalyptic rhetoric: