Reading Time: 6 minutes Was the sacking of the Capitol a one-off, or a deadly portent of things to come?
Reading Time: 10 minutes Did a major fundraiser perform a secret service for Donald Trump, one that not even Michael Cohen will talk about?
Reading Time: 3 minutes 2021 kicks off with an unprecedented flood of information overload and maximum disruption. Can we process it all?
Reading Time: 5 minutes In addition to hard-hitting news, WhoWhatWhy brings you insightful, sometimes controversial, sometimes hilarious, and always thought-provoking commentary and opinion. Here are some of our favorite pieces from this year.
Reading Time: < 1 minute President Trump’s use of the pardon power is not quite what the Founding Fathers had in mind.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Vice President Mike Pence celebrated the “pro-life” accomplishments of the Trump Administration with a room of mostly maskless supporters.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Even in 2019, WhoWhatWhy saw signs indicating that, in order to stay in office — and out of jail — Trump would be willing to take US democracy down with him.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The most respected golfer in the world—Jack Nicklaus—has suddenly become a shill for the biggest cheater in the game—Donald J. Trump. Say what?!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Spontaneous celebrations and a broad sense of relief spread across the US as Pennsylvania clinched the election.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The president appears unwilling to accept the fact that he may have lost the election.