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Ed Rogers—Opinion Writer
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Ed Rogers - The Washington Post - "Post Partisan Opinion Writer"

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The Insiders: Why Rick Perry’s indictment is bad for the United States

There are two prevailing lines of thought about the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R). One is that it is good for Perry and his political ambitions, and the other is that it is bad for Perry and his political ambitions. On its face, it would require contorted logic to ever think that an […]

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 2:43 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: August brings no rest for the Democrats

After several days off, I thought I might come back with a different perspective on our politics than what I had developed earlier in the summer. Perhaps things weren’t as bad for the Democrats as they seemed. Perhaps things were about to turn around for President Obama and his allies. Well, with 11 weeks to […]

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 3:17 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: The dangers of Obama unbound

Maybe there is a method to President Obama’s madness. Perhaps the reason he is encouraging all the silly talk about impeachment is to preemptively discredit his critics before he commits a clearly impeachable act. This theory is consistent with the point made by New York Times op-ed columnist Ross Douthat, who argued that “even as […]

Posted on 6 August 2014 | 1:27 pm Author: Ed Rogers

The Insiders: Ted Cruz is burning bridges in Washington. Does it matter?

Lately, I had been thinking about writing a piece asking the question of whether Senator Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) is more like the late Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) or if he is more like President Ronald Reagan. For those of you who don’t remember — or who weren’t born yet — the irascible Helms served in the […]

Posted on 5 August 2014 | 5:16 pm Author: Ed Rogers

Ed Rogers
Opinion Writer

Ed Rogers is an opinion wrtier for the Washington Post PostPartisan, offering commentary from a conservative perspective. He is also chairman of the lobbying and communications firm BGR Group, which he founded with now-Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour in 1991. Rogers has been involved with numerous Republican political campaigns, including the presidential campaigns of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. In the first Bush White House, he reported to chief of staff John Sununu. In the Reagan White House, he worked in the office of political affairs. Read more about Rogers.