Alex Thomas is a writer in Washington, D.C. As a Washington Political Columnist for Playboy, among other reporting, he covered the Manafort trial, the 2020 campaign, multiple government shutdowns, the impeachment saga, and the Kavanaugh hearings for the iconic magazine. He has frequently discussed his writing on MSNBC. He previously wrote for Death + Taxes before the website was absorbed into SPIN. His poetry has appeared in Air Mail, Playboy and LitHub. His poetry has appeared in Cherry Tree, Slipstream, Cimarron Review, Hawai’i Pacific Review and elsewhere and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.