Stories by Andrew O'Hehir

Andrew O'Hehir is a senior writer for Salon. subscribe to Andrew O'Hehir's feed

Posted on: Dec 31, 2016, Source: Salon

If Nietzsche was right about "what does not kill me," we're stronger now. Facing the darkness is the way forward.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2016, Source: Salon

It's a shocking real-life spy story, but what really happened—and what it means—may not be clear for decades.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2016, Source: Salon

What's that, you say? There were 43 other white guys before him? Yeah, OK—but not like this.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2016, Source: Salon

None of us could stop Donald Trump, and comparisons to 1933 no longer seem ludicrous. What do we do now?

Posted on: Nov 5, 2016, Source: Salon

Maybe Trump did us a solid by ripping open the rotting carcass of democracy, but our national nightmare isn't over.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2016, Source: Salon

Yes, Trump is dangerous, but he's not the real problem.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2016, Source: Salon

Donald Trump is a deadly drug for white folks, promising an endless, self-destructive high. There is a better way.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2016, Source: Salon

Oliver Stone's movie is a gripping fable of male fall and redemption, but the real Snowden story is much bigger.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2016, Source: Salon

There was one unifying factor that drove Sanders’ unexpected groundswell of support.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2016, Source: Salon

How Natasha Lyonne and Morgan Saylor's roles as reckless, selfish, magnetic characters strike a blow for feminism.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2016, Source: Salon

How Karl Rove's 2012 Fox News humiliation unleashed Trump, Breitbart and the demons of the alt-right.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2016, Source: Salon

Documentary meets thriller in a fascinating inquiry into the Sarasota newswoman who shot herself on air in 1974.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2016, Source: Salon

Inspiring lessons of this year’s Olympics? Same as the Trump campaign: Smash stuff, lie and issue a fake apology.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Salon

A new account of the legendary kidnapping makes a gripping read, but the true madness of '70s California gets lost

Posted on: Aug 13, 2016, Source: Salon

Yeah, Hillary will probably win. But unless Democrats can be more than the Whole Foods party, they're doomed.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Is Trump sabotaging himself? Wrong question — he's channeling a deep-seated American urge toward self-destruction.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2016, Source: Salon

How will wholesome and snuggly Democrats fare against the dark anger of the white men of Trump?

Posted on: Jul 27, 2016, Source: Salon

Sanders delegates walk out—in anger, in celebration and sometimes in costume—vowing to continue the struggle.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2016, Source: Salon

Seen live, Trump's speech hits 7.5 on the Nuremberg scale, and the nightmare scenario inches closer to reality.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2016, Source: Salon

A few right-wing dudes with guns meet a few angry leftists—and a massive press corps desperate for action.