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Oliver Wiseman

Oliver Wiseman is deputy editor of The Spectator World and author of the DC Diary, a daily email from Washington. He is a 2021-22 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow.

DC Diary

Student debt forgiveness would be unforgivable

Plus: Latinos turn on Dems and why won’t the White House press corps do its job?

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The West prepares for an attritional fight in Ukraine

Plus: Beware pundits bearing scare quotes and the Cawthorn clown show continues

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Does the White House have a border plan?

Plus: Kamala catches Covid and Biden’s student debt decision

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

MTG’s day in court

Plus: Manchin is Mr. Popular and will Trump return to Twitter?

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Boring isn’t always better for Biden

Plus: Klain’s hot take and Musk’s Twitter acquisition

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Obama goes to war with ‘disinformation’

Plus: McCarthy’s week from hell and Fauci needs a civics lesson

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

It isn’t just moderates who oppose Biden’s border plan

Plus: What senior Republicans really think of 1/6 and confusion at the Capitol

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The White House is in a mask muddle

Plus: Good nuclear news and an ever bleaker outlook for House Dems

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Elizabeth Warren’s magical thinking

Plus: A backhanded Covid gift and Biden runs again?

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The year of totalitarian failure

Plus: McConnell splashes the cash and a bipartisan Easter fright

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

The surprising generation gap over war in Ukraine

Plus: Can Trump’s Vance endorsement be stopped? And ACB takes on abortion heckler

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Can Elon Musk save Twitter?

Plus: The never-ending Covid inconsistencies and Sullivan’s smartest boss

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden uses the G-word: ‘genocide’

Plus: Trouble for Iowa Dems and Matt Gaetz’s rap tribute

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Biden should pay a high price for inflation

Plus: a northern Democrat heads to the border and Doug Emhoff’s starring role

By Oliver Wiseman

DC Diary

Can Liz Cheney buy her way to victory?

Plus: what the White House has riding on Macron vs. Le Pen

By Oliver Wiseman

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