Politics

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Judging by his State of the Union address, Donald Trump is out of ideas

February 5, 2019 11:37 pm

It was essentially a recitation of his greatest hits

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Donald Trump chooses greatness — and so should we

February 5, 2019 10:52 pm

SOTU 2019 had a fuller agenda of things to be done and a more circumspect and humble offer to the other side of the aisle

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Wokeness eats the Virginia Democrats

February 5, 2019 10:27 am

Holding others to a high progressive standard can have its pitfalls

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In ‘Executive Time’, the president is doing everything but presiding

February 4, 2019 4:30 pm

Do Trump’s detractors really want him to take a more active role in the White House?

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Shouldn’t AOC have Googled Jeremy Corbyn?

February 4, 2019 11:11 am

She knows who Corbyn is, what he is, and the anguish he has caused the Jewish community

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Meet Alexandria Ocasio-Corbyn

February 4, 2019 10:56 am

AOC is the acceptable face of socialism, washed clean of the crimes which New Left people like Corbyn have spent their lives explaining away

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The Democrats’ phony war on corporate PACs

February 1, 2019 1:11 pm

Corporate political action committee donations make up a tiny amount of most candidates’ war chests

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Donald Trump’s women troubles

January 30, 2019 12:31 pm

Female identity politics is itching for revenge in 2020

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Is Donald Trump losing even more allies?

January 30, 2019 11:34 am

If enough Republican senators decide that Trump is a political liability, then his goose is cooked

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How the shutdown helped Trump

January 29, 2019 2:00 pm

A new poll indicates an increase in support for his border security plans in battleground states

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EXCLUSIVE: A sneak preview of Jim Acosta’s new book

January 29, 2019 9:07 am

Ghostwritten by Roger Kimball

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Trump didn’t cave

January 28, 2019 12:28 pm

Democrats and journalists are, as usual, far too quick to declare Trump ‘totally’ defeated

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‘She’s got major ovaries’ – why people like Kamala Harris

January 28, 2019 7:59 am

If Kamala Harris is an act, she performs it well – and Republicans would be foolish to dismiss the threat she poses in 2020

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The NeverTrumpers never learn

January 27, 2019 10:22 am

The 2020 attempts to ‘primary’ Donald Trump will be even more pathetic than 2016

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The rise and rise of the daddy big bucks candidate

January 27, 2019 9:53 am

Billionaire presidential campaigns are a great excuse for political consultants to try and flatter super-rich men

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Could Bernie bashers propel Sanders to the nomination?

January 26, 2019 2:37 pm

Barring some unforeseen catastrophe, he’s obviously running

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Roger Stone, Robert Mueller and the Shutdown Samba

January 25, 2019 7:08 pm

Who will win this game of chicken? Unless Trump builds the wall, he loses

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In ending the shutdown, has Pelosi brought Trump to heel?

January 25, 2019 4:17 pm

His failure to procure a single cent for a border wall is already enraging his erstwhile supporters on the right

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Roger Stone is not Robert Mueller’s real target

January 25, 2019 8:56 am

He’s certain to enjoy the melée of media attention surrounding his arrest

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How Trump can fix his Pelosi SOTU problem

January 25, 2019 8:34 am

There’s a Jeffersonian solution

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The Women’s March and the anatomy of fascism

January 22, 2019 2:02 pm

The movement is in crisis, because many women won’t allow themselves to be marched

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Can Kamala Harris steal a march on her rivals?

January 21, 2019 1:21 pm

Her new book is a serviceable tract attesting to the ambition, grit and sheer cunning of its author

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the rise and rise of the attention candidate

January 21, 2019 12:00 pm

It’s a powerful currency – and a hell of a drug

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Radical evil, and the online lynching of a kid from Kentucky

January 20, 2019 10:32 am

Will journalists apologize if their portrayal of the Covington students vs Indian Elder incident turns out to have been wildly wrong?

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What makes a liberal want to punch a child?

January 20, 2019 8:15 am

The progressive media doesn’t care about what really happened when it has white boys in MAGA caps to hate