The Three Best Things That Happened in American Politics in 2022

James Surowiecki
6 min readJan 1
Blake Masters, one of the many MAGA candidates who lost in 2022

Much of the year in politics in 2022 was occupied, in one way or another, by Donald Trump, despite the fact that it’s now almost two years since he left office. There were the January 6 hearings, the convictions of numerous January 6 participants and conspirators, the revelation that Trump had kept numerous classified documents in his possession after leaving office, his…

James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.