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: 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.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2017, Source: Salon

Now he's blaming his predecessor for the Russian hacks he insists didn't happen.

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?