Donald Trump

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Donald Trump’s wishful Easter deadline is a trap for Democrats

March 25, 2020 11:28 am

Unlike the economy, he isn’t too big to fail

stimulus

Are you feeling stimulated?

March 25, 2020 11:06 am

Perhaps you shouldn’t be

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How the media created its latest anti-Trump hit job

March 24, 2020 3:13 pm

It’s not Trump’s fault that couple poisoned themselves with chloroquine phosphate

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After liberalism

March 24, 2020 12:21 pm

Are we entering a new era of political thought?

democrats

The Democrats just made a huge mistake

March 23, 2020 3:55 pm

They are exploiting a national emergency for the grubbiest of partisan motives

blame

Trump isn’t the only one to blame for our slack response to COVID-19

March 23, 2020 12:00 pm

He downplayed the threat — but the media was far too focused on impeachment in January

Joe Biden

Coronavirus keeps the spotlight on Trump and away from Joe Biden

March 20, 2020 3:17 pm

The less the latter appears in public, the more popular he will become

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Beijing’s attempts to elude blame for the Wuhan virus will backfire

March 20, 2020 12:58 pm

The Trump administration will vigorously defend itself against the CCP’s smear campaign

conservatism

How coronavirus could kill conservatism

March 20, 2020 9:29 am

Modern American conservatism is a funny hybrid animal. Can it adequately respond to this crisis?

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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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The weak response to coronavirus is a symptom of the decay of the liberal state

March 16, 2020 3:54 pm

The modern nation-state has always offered a deal: liberty for protection. America’s liberal state frequently fails to honor its side of the bargain

positive thinking

In praise of President Trump’s positive thinking

March 15, 2020 7:08 am

In the fight against disease, optimism is not misplaced

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Federal health agencies risk lives in their response to COVID-19

March 14, 2020 11:39 pm

Be sure to trust but verify the information being delivered to you

slavoj Žižek

‘What I like about coronavirus’ by Slavoj Žižek

March 14, 2020 2:51 pm

The Slovenian philosopher discusses George Clooney, populism and why the Democrats prefer Trump to Bernie

policy

Karlie Kloss’s dad’s Facebook posts are now US government policy

March 13, 2020 8:54 pm

The majority of the recommendations have been implemented by Trump

Barack Obama swine flu

What have we learned since the swine flu outbreak?

March 13, 2020 4:50 pm

Trump’s national emergency declaration shows what we’ve learned since H1N1

eu travel ban

Can the EU really complain about Trump’s ‘unscientific’ travel ban?

March 12, 2020 11:46 am

Why should EU leaders be so upset and surprised when others decide to act by the precautionary principle?

covid-19

COVID-19 is terrifying — as a weapon of political propaganda

March 12, 2020 8:26 am

The Wuhan Panic is a textbook case of the Rahm Emanuel principle that you never want a good crisis to go to waste

trump

Trump cannot defeat a virus

March 11, 2020 11:07 pm

The coronavirus response is defined by delusion and petulance

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Coronavirus’s biggest victim? Money

March 11, 2020 4:34 pm

Balancing the books hasn’t just gone out of fashion — it is treated as if it were some quaint tradition which died out long ago

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Biden vs Trump: may the craziest man win!

March 11, 2020 11:53 am

The Democratic primary results on Tuesday night suggest that millions of voters think Biden can beat Trump

joe biden

It’s time to take Joe Biden seriously

March 10, 2020 9:14 pm

The nature of his success — never mind the obvious flaws — suggests the Trump campaign should be somewhat alarmed

impeachment

Impeachment: the verdict of history

March 10, 2020 5:09 pm

The 22nd century looks back on the last days of liberal democracy

goldwater rule

Time to scrap the Goldwater Rule

March 10, 2020 12:01 pm

Biden’s many errors are tokens of serious mental incapacity

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