Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

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JOAN VENNOCHI

A morally corrupt Trump is saved from himself by disobedient underlings

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The Mueller report describes a morally corrupt president who is saved largely because others refused to do what he asked.

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Bernie Sanders on Fox News is weird — and wonderful

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He understands what too many sanctimonious Democrats do not: the need to break out of the Rachel Maddow bubble.

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Is Kraft video evidence or pornography?

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With the purported human trafficking charge having evaporated, the argument for releasing the video of Robert Kraft at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa looks weak at best.

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No image makeover for Kirstjen Nielsen

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The zeal to denounce Nielsen has an edge to it that’s reserved for Trump-connected women.