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Matt Purple

Matt Purple is the online editor of The Spectator’s World edition.

COVID

Omigod it’s the omicron

A new Covid variant arrives, but just how hysterical should we be?

By Matt Purple

Politics

How cable news ruined Thanksgiving

By dealing in caricatures, they cause us to caricature each other. Then comes dinner

By Matt Purple

Politics

Congress: worst anime ever

Paul Gosar gets censured as our legislative body focuses like a laser on what matters

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

Reality is enough without Zuckerberg’s metaverse

Our own Dr. Frankenstein wants to innovate the world away — again

By Matt Purple

Europe

Kamala in Paris

America’s most undiplomatic politician heads to France to unwind a diplomatic faux pas

By Matt Purple

Politics

I’m a racist, you’re a racist, we are racists all

MSNBC did not handle Glenn Youngkin’s win well

By Matt Purple

Politics

The McAuliffe clown car crashes

His campaign exuded weirdness because Democrats have lost touch

By Matt Purple

Books

Long live the New England horror story

America’s most haunted place makes for great storytelling

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

Mark Zuckerberg, un-conservative

Facebook overhauled our social contract and unleashed forces it can’t control

By Matt Purple

The District

Podcast: The madness in Loudoun County

Matt Purple, Amber Athey and guest Nate Hochman of the National Review discuss the revelation that Loudoun County schools may have concealed a rape in the service of woke ideology.

By Matt Purple

Politics

Here come the Nineties

The Nineties were the first decade of the 21st century

By Matt Purple

Politics

What if America doesn’t want to ‘Build Back Better’?

Biden and company sneer at inflation but the public may not be buying what they’re selling

By Matt Purple

Sports

Urban Meyer and our DIY surveillance state

A coach is humiliated for behaving badly, but maybe not every lout should be caught

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

The plague doctor who stole Christmas

Anthony Fauci wants to flatten the curve over the holidays, but Americans are no longer listening

By Matt Purple

Policy

Setting fire to my house was an act of radical self-love

A response to that New York Times essay defending divorce as empowerment

By Matt Purple

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