Daniel McCarthy

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Will Amy Coney Barrett save America — or wreck it?

September 26, 2020 12:02 am

The American political system is much more dynamic and self-reactive than either left-wing or right-wing activists assume

reckoning

After Trump, the reckoning

August 31, 2020 11:28 am

The election of Biden and Harris will not solve any of the problems that led to Trump’s election in the first place

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Trump redefines the race

August 28, 2020 8:47 am

Trump is using Biden’s inertia and lack of a positive agenda to define the Democrat

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Joe Biden’s Republican convention

August 21, 2020 7:43 am

Two generations, two Democratic parties, one of them also a Republican party, awkwardly mashed together in a single convention

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The mock revolution of the elites

July 28, 2020 8:39 am

Progressive liberals get a psychic reward from incanting the right words

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Why Jeff Sessions lost

July 15, 2020 4:04 am

He was defeated by the new cyborg that is the Republican party  half-Trump, half-GOP machine of old

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Self-righteous vandals

June 21, 2020 10:47 am

The attempt to prettify history is ugly

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The roots of riot

May 30, 2020 11:11 am

This is the most sterile rebellion any country has ever seen

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When money dies

May 13, 2020 5:18 pm

$1,200 isn’t going to stretch very far for workers who have lost their jobs, or even for those still employed

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Who will be Joe Biden’s co-president?

May 12, 2020 5:59 am

The Democrats need a VP nominee who represents the future. They don’t seem to have one

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Why Joe Biden’s America loves a lockdown

April 24, 2020 7:24 am

The divide between the professional and servant classes has never been more stark

foreign policy

Foreign policy is in a straitjacket

April 8, 2020 4:57 pm

The Ivy League graduates who constitute America’s foreign policy elite think just like Robespierre

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After the coronavirus, who wins the recovery?

March 20, 2020 8:17 am

The pandemic will recede, and so will the panic it has touched off — though bad policy precedents will stick around

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Will Joe Biden be the Hillary Clinton of 2020?

March 4, 2020 6:18 am

Once again, the establishment Democrat is edging out Bernie Sanders

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Why I’m voting for Tulsi in Virginia

March 3, 2020 12:36 am

A vote for her is the clearest possible vote against the war party

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Biden’s Pyrrhic victory

February 29, 2020 9:59 pm

Blocking Sanders with Biden is tantamount to writing off the Democratic party’s own youth activist wing

new nationalism

What the new nationalism means

February 27, 2020 1:19 pm

The revolution is complete. The old revolutionaries are now the establishment

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What if Bernie actually wins the nomination?

February 23, 2020 1:08 am

The Democratic establishment’s problem with Bernie Sanders is really a problem with democracy

bloomberg

Goodbye Biden. Hello Bloomberg

February 4, 2020 3:27 am

If Biden was spared bad news last night, it was only to suffer another day

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Mike Bloomberg wins in Iowa — by not being in the race

February 4, 2020 2:17 am

His huge spend ahead of super Tuesday on March 3 has suddenly become a much better investment

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Impeachment has proved the Democrats are no longer democrats

January 31, 2020 6:08 pm

Their arguments about why the Senate needed to call witnesses were contradictory

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Why John Bolton won’t win his war on Trump

January 28, 2020 8:56 am

Far from damning Trump, his intervention suggests the president was acting in a reasonable manner

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Donald Trump, president of peace

January 25, 2020 2:03 pm

The emotional anti-war right is susceptible to its own wishful thinking about the irenic intentions of Iran

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You come at the Trump, you best not miss

January 17, 2020 1:42 pm

Why are the Democrats committing constitutional suicide?

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The case for Genghis Trump

January 7, 2020 9:50 am

What force on earth can reform a corrupt or incompetent elite, one that serves itself and its dreams rather the citizens of the country?