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Jacob Heilbrunn is the editor of the National Interest and a Spectator contributing editor. He is also the author of They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Neocons.
Poor Chet Baker. He really was born to be blue
By Jacob Heilbrunn
The President’s decades-long experience in Washington is serving him well
Biden dumped his bipartisan promises overboard in order to score a victory
How costly is the Texas senator’s trip to Cancun?
Which is the bigger long-term risk for Republican senators?
Remain unmoved to the songs on Lifeline and you’re made of much sterner stuff
Trump’s reputation will not
The Democrats have sanctioned a new round of impeachment
Achievement unlocked: American carnage
’Tis the season for collectible vinyl
As Biden secures the Electoral College votes, Trump’s AG ‘resigns’
Barr has abandoned the quest for the fabled voter fraud that has so preoccupied Trump ever since the evening of November 3
The revolution is devouring its children
In a sense, Trump gets off scot-free if he loses
There will be no resurrection
Tucker Carlson goes full truther
Underestimate Joe Biden at your peril
What does the future hold for Donald Trump?
Along came Bill Evans
Liz Cheney’s high noon
A DC evening with Svetlana Tikhanovskaya
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