wonk
/wäNGk/
noun

INFORMALDEROGATORY
noun: wonk; plural noun: wonks
  1. a studious or hardworking person.
    “any kid with an interest in science was a wonk”
    • a person who takes an excessive interest in minor details of political policy.
      “he is a policy wonk in tune with a younger generation of voters”

We’re reclaiming the word “wonk” as something complimentary; even flattering. Here you’ll find a collection of our Wednesday Wonk factoids, for when the cursory analysis isn’t enough and you need a deeper dive into budget and tax policy.

 

February 2020

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September 2019