Journalist who joined The New York Times in 2019 as a political columnist. He rose to fame for his columns covering race and politics, including for Slate, The Atlantic, The Root, and National Review.
He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia in 2009.
He was named to Forbes' annual 30 Under 30: Media list in 2015 for covering the Ferguson, Missouri story. He was previously named to the Root Magazine Top 100 in 2012 as a prominent voice in the 2012 presidential election coverage.
He was born and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
He and Jonah Goldberg have appeared on the CBS Face the Nation TV show together.