Roll Call columnist. Fellow at the Brennan Center. Teaching at Yale. NYC-DC. My new book: Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Fuhrer.

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@MrWalterShapiro — 10,437 followers, 14,132 tweets

For those of us long obsessed with the upward arc of Wendi Deng's life, this latest installment on Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife (and Tony Blair's rumored lover) is must reading.  https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-warned-jared-kushner-about-wendi-deng-murdoch-1516052072?mg=prod/accounts-wsj 
What the economics of baseball (there's no percentage in winning 81 games) are doing to fans is brutal. Instead, there is every incentive to put a terrible team on the field for a few years in hopes of emulating the Astros.  https://twitter.com/SalenaZito/status/953001587533901824 
I wish I had statistics on what percentage of the voters in the states that Cotton mentions have noticed that the Republicans control both chambers of Congress and the White house.  https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status/952720475276312577 
A week after I saw the exhibit, I am still trying to figure out why there was boot on the stair when a woman supposed hanged herself in the attic.  https://twitter.com/MHackman/status/952956786079944706 
@DavidRedlawsk Now these retiring GOP incumbents may be the victims of the Conventional Wisdom. And term-limiting committee chairman plays a role. But I would certainly want odds on a bet that the GOP would hold the House.
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