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Paul Blest

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No, We Couldn’t

Barack Obama's 'A Promised Land' is a portrait of change abandoned.

Discourse Review of Books
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obama review

Joe Biden Is Playing a Grimy Game With His Cabinet

Cabinet departments shouldn't be a consolation prize.

Politics
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The Left is Getting Rolled in the Biden Transition

We're sensing a theme here.

Politics
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Biden progressives

Why Obama’s ‘Defund the Police’ Criticism Misses the Point

We already tried 'reforming' the police. It didn't work.

Libs
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What Is Jake Tapper’s Deal?

More like Jake Crapper.

Cable News
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Jake Tapper

‘Personal Responsibility’ Won’t Save Us From a Pandemic

We're in this crisis because governments have abandoned us—not because of individual failure.

COVID
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I Must Regretfully Reiterate: JUST GIVE US THE FUCKING MONEY

It's that simple.

COVID

Jim Clyburn Should Stop Telling Democrats What Works From His Safe Liberal Seat

Instead of getting stuck in Clyburn's echo chamber, let's look at the data.

Elections
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The Coup is a Crisis Even If It Doesn’t Work

The ramifications of this are deeply worrying no matter what.

Elections
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Discourses With: A Florida Democrat on Why Florida Democrats Keep Losing

'There really wasn’t a message that offered voters anything to be attracted to.'

Elections
Anna Eskamani discussing Florida Democrat losses in 2020

The Democrats Are Already Back on Their Bullshit

The party is back to what it does best: blaming the left for its failures.

Congress
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No More Chuck and Nancy

The Democrats might escape with a presidential win, but one thing is clear: congressional leadership needs to go.

Politics
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The End of the Beginning

No matter what happens, if we ever want a better future, we have to keep fighting.

Elections
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An illustration of the White House for Election Day

The Normie Conquest

A Joe Biden win would partially represent a counter-revolution of the normie middle. How would the left handle that?

Libs
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Shut Everything Down Again

We're in a third COVID wave, and there's an obvious solution. Why won't we try it?

COVID
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Hell Is a Bipartisan Commission

Joe Biden has embraced one of Washington's oldest do-nothing strategies yet again.

Politics

Just Give Us the Money Jesus Christ

The political willpower to help suffering Americans is almost entirely non-existent.

Congress
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How to Destroy the Supreme Court

For there to be real progress in this country, the court as it currently exists must end.

Courts
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Amy Coney Barrett Is Also Horrible on Racial Justice

Inside a lesser-known, very disturbing part of the Supreme Court nominee’s record.

Courts
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Mike Pence Has No Base

Wednesday night's debate proved again why Trump picked Mike Pence in the first place: he's not a political threat.

Elections
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