Matt Purple

Politics

Matt Gaetz and the death of the Republican sex scandal

Politics has grown more zero-sum and Machiavellian

By Matt Purple

Internet

Please cancel me

It would be good for business

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

The mask is slipping, Dr Fauci…

He’s a cable-news star first and a scientist second

By Matt Purple

Politics

Andrew Cuomo: the Princess Di of the Plague

The rise of the New York governor never had anything to do with reality

By Matt Purple

Politics

Joe Biden’s infantilizing everyman theater

Sending the President back to high school is a charmless and patronizing thing

By Matt Purple

Politics

Joe Biden, the background-noise president

A lack of concern about government overreach is good news for Biden

By Matt Purple

International

No to policing the world

Biden’s foreign policy is rooted in the mythology of the Cold War

By Matt Purple

Politics

MAGA arrives at the last level of the video game

For all the pathetic LARPing that took place on Wednesday, what happened inside the Capitol wasn’t a game

By Matt Purple

Politics

The demise of America has been greatly exaggerated

To be an American is to move ever forward, in pursuit of that ‘more perfect union’

By Matt Purple

Politics

What if no one accepts the election result?

We could be heading for a democratic disaster

By Matt Purple

Books

The fatwa artists

Twitter mobs are making journalism and literature more boring

By Matt Purple

Drink

Lacking liquor in Northern Virginia

Even closing liquor stores temporarily is dovetailing into a minor if global trend towards prohibition

By Matt Purple

Joe Biden and the vanished political age

The ghost of Washington past

By Matt Purple

Politics

2020, the Year of the Drunken Uncle

This election is going to annoy people on Twitter, and there are few callings higher than that

By Matt Purple

Politics

Global warning: 2020 Dems are floundering on foreign policy

We must end forever wars, except when Trump tries to end them

By Matt Purple

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