Ronald Brownstein

Ronald Brownstein is the national affairs columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

Recent Articles

The War About War

The War Over Iraq: Saddam's Tyranny and America's Mission

By Lawrence F. Kaplan and William Kristol, Encounter Books, 153 pages, $25.95

The Bush Breakthrough

In numerical terms, the losses Democrats suffered in last week's election were not that large. But psychologically they could hardly have been more devastating.

Books in Review

The Emerging Democratic Majority

By John B. Judis and Ruy Teixeira. Scribner, 213 pages, $24.00

State of the Debate:

The Truth of Power: Intellectual Affairs in the Clinton White
By Benjamin R. Barber. W.W. Norton and Company, 320 pages, $26.95

The Best of Times: America in the Clinton Years By Haynes Johnson. Harcourt,
610 pages, $27.00

From the Center to the Edge: The Politics and Policies of the Clinton
By William C. Berman. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 141 pages,

Political Fictions By Joan Didion. Alfred A. Knopf, 338 pages, $25.00