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The Democratic art of magical thinking

10 October 2020 3:42 am

I should clear up one thing straight away. I do not believe that Joe Biden is guilty of magical thinking.…

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Their rantings betray them

28 September 2020 4:47 am

The compulsive and self-righteous bellicosity of the Democratic leaders in Congress over the Supreme Court vacancy has opened an opportunity…

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Democrats must face their own SCOTUS hypocrisy

23 September 2020 7:09 am

‘Oh the hypocrisy!’ cried the Democrats after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would bring President Trump’s new Supreme…

Blaming Trump for the riots is a Democratic disaster

2 September 2020 8:01 am

After months of trying to spin the nationwide unrest as ‘mostly peaceful’ or ignoring it entirely, Democrats have discovered some…

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Biden offers no change and no hope

21 July 2020 12:10 am

For too long, Republicans and the media refused to take Joe Biden seriously as a presidential candidate. It’s hard to…

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The rioters and the rentiers

24 June 2020 2:51 am

It was inevitable that the wave of destructive rioting and looting that has swept through cities that are almost all…

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We need to talk about Democrats on TikTok

1 May 2020 11:36 pm

With his usual haunts closed thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown, Cockburn has been clamoring for a new source of entertainment.…

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Will the coronavirus succeed where Russiagate and Ukrainegate failed?

20 April 2020 4:23 am

Back on March 12, I noted in this space that one of the most potent effects of our latest Chinese…

The three reasons Bernie Sanders couldn't beat Joe Biden

9 April 2020 3:57 am

He took nearly a month to assess the state of his campaign after a whopping 15-point defeat in the crucial…

Elizabeth Warren's rollercoaster presidential bid comes to an end

6 March 2020 4:54 am

It was a long and winding rollercoaster ride for Elizabeth Warren on the presidential campaign trail. And when that ride…

Democrat blues: the leadership fears and loathes the grassroots

20 February 2020 4:54 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. ‘Today, I’m reflecting on the three years we’ve spent…

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Why the Iowa voting fiasco matters

4 February 2020 7:35 pm

The Monday night caucuses were the biggest moment in four years for Iowa Democratic Party. They screwed it up beyond…

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Joe Kennedy and the perils of media hubris

22 December 2019 6:26 am

‘Dear Ellie and James,’ said Rep. Joe Kennedy in his remarks to the House of Representatives as he voted to…

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Big Squaw E. Warren speaks with forked tongue

29 October 2019 1:41 am

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. Absent the appearance of a last-minute deus (or dea) ex…

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An open letter to the Democratic party

26 September 2019 4:01 am

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. Dear Democrats, I’m mad at you. I was raised…

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Marianne Williamson is Trump’s perfect female counterpart

13 September 2019 5:06 pm

If the Democratic presidential debates reflected the sort of person who votes for the party, Marianne Williamson and Tulsi Gabbard…

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In Houston, Biden got his teeth into Sanders

13 September 2019 4:33 pm

To the extent Joe Biden is capable of actually formulating coherent sentences – a questionable proposition – he delivered an…

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Why did Democrats invite a hate preacher into Congress?

11 May 2019 5:47 am

The Republicans are the party of racists and religious bigots, and the Democrats are the party of anti-racists and religious…

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How Biden loses

19 March 2019 12:14 am

Presidential politics is all about excitement. So maybe it should worry the Democrats that their most exciting 2020 presidential prospects,…

Will racial blending undermine identity politics? Let’s hope so

8 December 2018 9:00 am

Behold, the most incendiary statistic in America: the Census Bureau’s projection of when whites will become a minority in what…

Sorry, America, but it looks like Joe Biden is your next president

10 October 2015 9:00 am

I have a sinking feeling that Joe Biden might be the next president of the United States. In a brilliant…

America’s right still hates Hillary Clinton. And it still can’t stop her

8 February 2014 9:00 am

The American right hates Hillary Clinton as much as ever. But that doesn’t mean they know how to stop her