2020 election

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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

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The Trumpist agenda going forward

November 11, 2020 1:25 pm

We should fight off attempts by NeverTrumpers and Establishment Republicans to throw Trumpism out with Trump

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A third of Muslim voters backed Trump. Why?

November 11, 2020 9:13 am

It seems sensible to call time on the idea of a monolithic ‘Muslim vote bank’

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The ghastly ‘race’ to call the President-elect

November 11, 2020 5:07 am

It is exhausting and infantile and on a certain level demeaning too


Biden’s NeverTrump transition

November 10, 2020 3:02 pm

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


Boris gets Biden’s first European call

November 10, 2020 2:31 pm

The pair’s relationship has gotten off to a promising start

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Joe Biden’s shaky songsheet

November 10, 2020 12:57 pm

The hymn Biden quoted on Saturday — a bastardization of Psalm 91 — rather misses the point


The need to concede

November 10, 2020 11:55 am

Contesting the fundamentals of democracy takes all Americans down a dark, perilous spiral


Joe Biden and the weaponization of Ireland

November 10, 2020 8:42 am

The President-elect’s Irish games could seriously harm Anglo-Irish relations


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


How will the Trump presidency end?

November 8, 2020 4:00 pm

Five very possible scenarios

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Was the Green party’s ballot exclusion significant?

November 8, 2020 3:27 pm

If Stein’s 2016 vote totals were subtracted from Biden’s in 2020, his current leads in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania would evaporate


Deplorables don’t riot

November 8, 2020 10:15 am

Trump supporters have not resorted to unDemocratic tactics

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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


Trump should concede — with a caveat

November 7, 2020 4:21 pm

There are four conditions Trump should insist upon

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Emmanuel Macron’s Trumpian transformation

November 7, 2020 12:41 pm

The French president’s retreat into the Trumpian promotion of the nation state continues unabated


The Republicans’ nightmare in Georgia

November 7, 2020 10:40 am

If the Trump meltdown drags out until January, it will have a big impact on upscale, high-turnout swing voters in the Atlanta suburbs

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Why I voted Biden

November 7, 2020 10:27 am

Biden’s very dullness could restore a sense of order

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Why did Florida’s Cubans vote for Trump?

November 7, 2020 10:04 am

Because Republicans made the effort

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Why Trump lost

November 6, 2020 8:49 pm

Four key reasons


The last days of Donald Trump

November 6, 2020 3:15 pm

The President cannot go quietly


Richard Nixon took the high road in 1960. Donald Trump should now

November 6, 2020 2:58 pm

The striking similarities between the elections of 1960 and 2020


Berlin is banking on Biden

November 6, 2020 12:48 pm

Chancellor Merkel and her German officials have been put off by Trump’s erratic behavior


Britain may benefit from a Biden presidency

November 6, 2020 12:37 pm

Biden fiercely opposed Brexit and those around him, like many on the American left, look to London and see a mini-Trump