2020 election


Pre-election perspectives from Pittsburgh

November 3, 2020 4:01 pm

‘I may not know until I’m standing there’


My final election prediction: Trump 305 to Biden 233

November 3, 2020 11:39 am

Trump has the momentum as Election Day approaches

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The red wave is inbound

November 3, 2020 11:01 am

But will it be a wave of sufficient power to swamp the deliberate fraud and litigation planned by the Democrats?


The good and bad news for Trump about the US economy

November 3, 2020 10:21 am

Voters still seem to favor Trump, but to a much smaller degree than before the pandemic hit

Democrats get last-minute election jitters

November 2, 2020 6:06 pm

The Biden campaign’s ground game seems too little too late

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Will the real Kamala Harris please stand up?

November 2, 2020 3:54 pm

In defense of body doubles

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No, the United States isn’t on the verge of civil war

November 2, 2020 11:43 am

The United States of the mid-to-late 1960s was a far more violent country than it is today


Why Democrats aren’t taking Florida for granted

November 2, 2020 11:26 am

Winning its 29 votes could be the knockout blow Biden needs to prevent the election being dragged out for days

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Kamala Harris vs James Madison

November 2, 2020 9:51 am

She wants to replace the free market engine of prosperity with a top-down leveling of aspiration and achievement


What if this election had been COVID-free?

November 2, 2020 7:13 am

The race could have been so different yet so similar.


Will America succumb to safetyism? 

November 2, 2020 6:26 am

A vote for Biden is a vote for fear over optimism


The Pope really doesn’t like Republicans

October 31, 2020 6:16 pm

Ever since Francis started lobbing missiles at doctrinal conservatives, the latter have been asking ‘is the Pope Catholic?’


The American media is failing you

October 30, 2020 10:57 am

Journalism has become partisan promotion


American Weimar or American Hapsburg?

October 30, 2020 9:53 am

It’s Austro-Hungarian all over again


Trump has the momentum in the final week

October 30, 2020 9:05 am

Every event that has occurred since the last debate has cut for Trump and against Biden


How to confront uncertainty

October 29, 2020 9:55 am

If there’s any lesson we should take from 2020 it is that it can get worse and often does


Will my election night party end in fisticuffs?

October 29, 2020 9:28 am

All my guests except one are Trump-haters

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Michael Cohen: ‘I lied for Trump, but that doesn’t make me a liar’

October 29, 2020 8:34 am

‘Whatever he wanted done, I would do, no matter how dishonest or dishonorable’


I’m voting Biden to make America boring again

October 29, 2020 8:32 am

If the prospect of Biden as president fills me with such foreboding, why did I just vote for the guy?

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The Philly riots could throw Pennsylvania to Trump

October 28, 2020 7:23 pm

Even if the riots don’t motivate a ton of new voters, they could lower turnout locally


The demise of America has been greatly exaggerated

October 28, 2020 2:06 pm

To be an American is to move ever forward, in pursuit of that ‘more perfect union’

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Back to work with Donald Trump and the Pennsylvania Dutch

October 28, 2020 11:42 am

He has more in common with the Amish than you might think

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Morning in America or mourning in America?

October 28, 2020 9:39 am

The Biden and Trump campaigns are taking vastly different approaches to the final week before the election

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Tony Bobulinski and implausible deniability

October 28, 2020 9:17 am

He is a no-nonsense, forthright guy who is angry and determined to clear his name

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Everyone suddenly believes Vladimir Putin

October 27, 2020 1:04 pm

Russia’s chief potentate weighed in on the political drama surrounding Hunter Biden on Monday