Daniel McCarthy

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This riot is brought to you by Nike

3 June 2020 12:16 am

In Chicago last weekend 82 people were shot, 22 of them fatally. Between May 2019 and late May 2020, homicide…

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The roots of riot

31 May 2020 1:11 am

That LEGO set or Louis Vuitton bag you’ve always wanted can be yours free if you just wait for the…

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Why did Justin Amash give up?

18 May 2020 12:13 am

Three weeks after announcing his bid for the Libertarian party presidential nomination, Justin Amash has called it off. What went…

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When money dies

14 May 2020 7:18 am

This article is in The Spectator’s May 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. ‘Money for Nothing’ is more than just…

Who will be Joe Biden’s co-president?

12 May 2020 7:59 pm

Joe Biden needs a co-president. Not just a running mate, not just a potential vice president, but someone who will…

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Justin Amash: a study in vanity

29 April 2020 9:53 pm

Every Democrat’s favorite ex-Republican has just announced he’s going to seek the Libertarian Party nomination for president. If he gets…

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Why Joe Biden’s America loves a lockdown

24 April 2020 9:24 pm

COVID-19, the Wuhan virus, is an epidemiological scourge — but it’s also a clarifying catalyst for American politics. The virus’s…

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Foreign policy is in a straitjacket

9 April 2020 6:57 am

This article is in The Spectator’s April 2020 US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. Before the world went into quarantine, I…

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After the coronavirus, who wins the recovery?

20 March 2020 11:17 pm

We are living through a gruesome case study in the irrationality of elites. COVID-19 is a serious disease, but the…

Could Joe Biden be the Hillary Clinton of 2020?

4 March 2020 10:31 pm

The 2020 struggle for the White House is shaping up to look a lot like the 2016 contest. Once more…

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Why I’m voting for Tulsi in Virginia

3 March 2020 4:36 pm

Four years ago I cast a vote for Bernie Sanders in the Virginia Democratic Primary. It was a triple protest:…

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Biden’s Pyrrhic victory

1 March 2020 1:59 pm

Bernie Sanders just lost his first primary of 2020. He’ll lose a few more on Tuesday. But as of now,…

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What the new nationalism means

28 February 2020 5:19 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. For most of the past 200 years, the left, whether…

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What if Bernie actually wins the nomination?

23 February 2020 5:08 pm

Bernie Sanders has a long way to go yet before he locks up the Democratic nomination. He fell short of…

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Good riddance to Yang — and Biden

12 February 2020 1:42 pm

Now that ‘entrepreneur’ Andrew Yang has ended his presidential campaign, can we all admit what a sad commentary on the…

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Impeachment has proved the Democrats are no longer democrats

1 February 2020 10:08 am

The Senate is not going to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and to all appearances the…

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Why John Bolton won’t win his war on Trump

29 January 2020 12:56 am

The first sentence of the New York Times report on John Bolton’s tell-all memoir about his time in the Trump…

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Donald Trump, president of peace

26 January 2020 6:03 am

This article is in The Spectator’s February 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. Groupthink is the last thing a country needs when debating…

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You come at the Trump, you best not miss

18 January 2020 5:42 am

The third presidential impeachment in US history has now reached the Senate. Like the first two, this one is almost…

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The case for Genghis Trump

8 January 2020 1:50 am

This article is in The Spectator’s January 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. America has a problem, and it’s not Donald Trump. Suicides…

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How Democrats lost the Impeachment War — and probably 2020

11 December 2019 9:46 pm

The Democratic party is dying from its hatred of President Trump. The impeachment fiasco is just the latest symptom. After…

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Impeachment doesn’t work

6 December 2019 1:06 am

So, impeachment it is. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that the House will begin articles of impeachment against President Donald…

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Trump’s economic nationalism is an effort to save capitalism

13 November 2019 4:32 am

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. Elizabeth Warren looks like a deadly serious prospect for the…

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The Democrats don’t want to remove Trump

1 November 2019 8:51 pm

Democrats are eager for the 2020 election to be defined by something other than the issues. The impeachment of Bill…

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The Democratic party’s post-Christian America

19 October 2019 12:52 am

The new Pew report doesn’t mince words in its headline: ‘In US, Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace.’ In…