Charles P. Pierce

Charles P. Pierce, lead for Esquire Politics US, has been a working journalist since 1976. He is the author of four books, most recently 'Idiot America.' He lives near Boston with his wife but no longer his three children.


Everybody shouting "Chinese spy balloon!" while ignoring years of spy satellites-it says a lot.
Even when they're not supposed to, even-allegedly-in the FBI.
They can't even build a simulator that works.
Honestly, it's hard to put your trust in the government, given the evidence (and they still aren't giving us all of the evidence).
Humanity's curiosity continues to push us to make new discoveries, in space and time.
At least when the North Koreans fire missiles into the ocean, they hit the ocean they’re aiming at.
Science is showing us that it's never too late to question your starting assumptions.
China is home to disinformation and cybercrime campaigns.
But given the chance, the Right has decided, no, those really aren't for us, thanks.
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