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Paul Blest

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The Do Nothing Caucus

These Senate Democrats aren't 'dealmakers.' They're cynical, useless scammers.

Congress
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The GOP Will Never Love Joe Biden Back

Republicans can't be accommodated. They must be crushed.

White House
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Today in What Now: Talking to David Roth About the End of Trump

A sneak preview of today's premium newsletter.

Housekeeping
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The Right Never Gave a Shit About the Cops

The GOP freakout about the House metal detectors shows that.

Justice
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Impeach Trump and Then Keep Going

'Healing and unity' was always a mistake.

Congress
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The Next Time Could Be Worse

The GOP is unable and unwilling to put its anti-democratic wing back in the box.

Elections
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Silicon Valley Dorks Are Freaking Out About the Google Union

Tech workers are organizing. No wonder the bosses are losing their minds.

Labor
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Let the Year End Before You Do Year-End Lists

A modest proposal for the 'year-after' list.

The Discourse
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A Medicare for All Vote Isn’t Worth the Risk

It could leave us even worse off than where we started. There's a better way.

Congress
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Biden’s Cabinet Is a Rewards Program For His Friends

Even Trump's picks had more coherence than this.

Politics
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A List of Jobs Rahm Emanuel Has Been Bad At

White House staffer, mayor, freelance writer — he's terrible at all of them.

Politics
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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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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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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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‘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
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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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