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Letter from the online trenches

November 24, 2020 12:22 pm

‘For four years I’ve woken up in my Brooklyn apartment, heart heavy with the knowledge that I am living under the tyrannical rule of a madman’

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Republicans should make AOC House Speaker

November 24, 2020 11:47 am

Why delay the inevitable?


EDITORIAL: The urgent case for voting reform

November 23, 2020 9:30 am

It is obvious that mass mail-in voting and days of drawn-out counting maximize opportunities for chicanery

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What to expect from a Biden-Harris foreign policy

November 19, 2020 6:29 pm

America hasn’t sufficiently deep pockets to address its own infrastructure challenges, much less Europe’s


Finally America is realizing that Andrew Cuomo is a putz

November 19, 2020 5:01 pm

Andy-Vaxxer’s big mouth has turned the public against him

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Gavin Newsom’s dirty French Laundry

November 18, 2020 10:40 pm

The California governor dines in disgrace


Sorry Cuomo, we’re doing Thanksgiving

November 17, 2020 12:41 pm

Americans have had enough of arbitrary lockdown rules

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What is the Great Reset?

November 17, 2020 12:14 pm

It’s not everything it’s cracked up to be


Who deserves blame for the Democrats’ lost House seats?

November 16, 2020 3:31 pm

Moderates should take responsibility for failing to sharply define themselves

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Washington State is a worrisome window into the future

November 13, 2020 4:48 pm

The Pacific Northwest is a laboratory for crackpot progressive policies

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Why would Biden grant the press access now?

November 13, 2020 1:48 pm

Journalists are paying the price for giving Candidate Biden an easy ride


Slot machines and psychotherapy in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

November 12, 2020 11:39 am

Our Airbnb host told us that most of her clients were severely traumatized by their babyish president


Voters have lost their nerve

November 12, 2020 8:48 am

This is the first election where the liberal left has won by pure bullying

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The American public is surprisingly conservative

November 12, 2020 5:47 am

For the most part, the political mainstream is still reasonable, moderate and sane


Biden’s NeverTrump transition

November 10, 2020 3:02 pm

To be successful, Biden needs to forge his own legacy separate from Trump


The unbearable niceness of Canadians is driving us to destruction

November 10, 2020 1:54 pm

We have become too polite for our own good


The Democrats’ civil war begins

November 9, 2020 1:27 pm

The more the Democrats turn on each other, the faster the public will turn away from them

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The collapse of American progressivism

November 9, 2020 9:12 am

It’s hard to find a left-wing champion who outran Biden in their district

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Joe Biden: let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end

November 7, 2020 9:18 pm

Read the President-elect’s victory speech here

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Joe Biden wins the presidency

November 6, 2020 10:37 am

The Democratic candidate has won Pennsylvania and therefore the White House


The subtle sexism of ‘feminist’ Democrats

November 6, 2020 10:27 am

If you claim to be an ally to women, try to understand those who don’t share your views


Who’s excited about a Biden presidency?

November 6, 2020 9:17 am

Almost nobody


A Trump loss will overshadow a catastrophic election for the Democrats

November 5, 2020 5:42 pm

Biden will enter the Oval Office perhaps the weakest Democratic president since 1884


Donald Trump is preparing to strike his greatest deal yet

November 4, 2020 1:14 pm

The race is much tighter than expected


A hidin’ for Biden?

November 4, 2020 3:51 am

Win or lose, Trump has remade American politics