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Federal health agencies risk lives in their response to COVID-19

15 March 2020 2:39 pm

President Trump announced on Friday that the country is now in a state of emergency, due to the rapid pace…

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Karlie Kloss’s dad’s Facebook posts are now US government policy

14 March 2020 11:54 am

Cockburn was admittedly a bit skeptical yesterday when he heard that Jared Kushner was seeking out advice for a federal…

Crude tactics: Russia and Saudi Arabia are at war over oil prices

14 March 2020 9:00 am

Russia and Saudi Arabia have chosen this moment to go to war over oil prices

America’s love-hate relationship with Shakespeare

14 March 2020 9:00 am

Emma Smith examines the peculiarly disruptive effect of Shakespeare’s plays on American society over the centuries

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COVID-19 is terrifying — as a weapon of political propaganda

12 March 2020 11:26 pm

The president delivered an address last night about the Wuhan flu, aka novel coronavirus, aka (if you want to sound…

Trump cannot defeat a virus

12 March 2020 2:07 pm

There are no atheists in foxholes, and no libertarians in a pandemic. As the spread of the COVID-19 virus in…

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Trump could bury the Democrats for decades by embracing universal health coverage

11 March 2020 2:37 am

‘We’re going to have insurance for everybody.’ That was the promise Donald Trump made on healthcare in January 2017. ‘There was a…

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Donald Trump’s ‘hunch’ about coronavirus is likely correct

8 March 2020 3:43 am

Donald Trump is in the soup again, this time for appearing to reject the World Health Organisation’s estimate for the death…

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A short list of Biden backers who declared Trump mentally unfit for office

6 March 2020 1:30 am

If there ever were a theme to emerge from the Trump era it is this: hypocrisy. We’re all guilty, we…

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Super Tuesday’s real winner was Donald Trump

5 March 2020 4:13 am

Was I wrong, or only early? After Joe Biden’s win in the South Carolina primary, I wrote that his victory…

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2020, the Year of the Drunken Uncle

5 March 2020 3:20 am

How in the world did Chris Matthews get himself fired? To be sure, the man did stick his foot in…

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…

The best news for Bernie is that his rivals are so weak

29 February 2020 9:00 am

‘Bernie beats Trump! Bernie beats Trump!’ That’s what Bernie Sanders’s fans keep chanting, and they have the polls to prove…

President Trump Holds Press Conference With CDC Officials On Coronavirus

Donald Trump vs corona hysteria

29 February 2020 4:20 am

I like to keep a couple of books within easy reach of my desk to remind myself what sort of…

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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…

Coronavirus could be ‘black swan event’ that costs Trump the presidency

27 February 2020 1:02 am

Donald Trump is, as we know, a noted germophobe. It would be richly ironic, then, if he missed out on…

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A bare knuckles fight between Bernie, Bloomberg and Trump

26 February 2020 11:25 am

The Nevada caucuses confirm that Sen. Amy Klobuchar has clung to the ledge by her fingernails as long as she…

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A night in God’s country with Donald J. Trump

22 February 2020 7:13 am

‘If we put our trust in Him, if we place this miracle of democracy from sea to shining sea. then…

Battle of the billionaires: Trump vs Bloomberg could be the nastiest election ever

21 February 2020 10:00 pm

‘Mini Mike’ is the only candidate rich enough to intimidate the President

Ancient Athens would have been horrified by Trump’s impeachment

15 February 2020 9:00 am

An impeachment trial is overseen by Congress and Senate, who both make the law and (in this case) sit in…

Does anyone really think HS2 will be good for the country?

15 February 2020 9:00 am

How depressed should one be about the HS2 go-ahead? The cost is stupefying. The offering to the north — considered…

Is Trump scared of Crazy Bernie Sanders?

15 February 2020 9:00 am

 Manchester, New Hampshire Democrats almost all agree that Donald Trump is ruining America and must be removed from the White…

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Where was the media on this act of political violence?

13 February 2020 3:21 am

The media frets constantly that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric will lead to violence against Democrats and even — the horror!…

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Trump steals the Dems’ spotlight at New Hampshire rally

11 February 2020 1:35 pm

President Donald Trump successfully trolled Democrats once again Monday — hosting a packed rally the night before their New Hampshire…

After Iowa, Donald Trump looks invincible

7 February 2020 10:00 pm

The Democrats have gifted Trump his best week since taking office