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Europe

The delusion that unites Biden and Macron

Why risk damage to the Franco-American relationship over electric cars?

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

At war with my pearly whites

It feels good to smile again, in the American way, blinding anyone who looks at me directly

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

The Republican circular firing squad

After the midterms, the GOP gears up for yet another round of bloodletting

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

Why didn’t Democrats pay a price for their extremism?

Both parties this morning may be remembering a forgotten word: conventional

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

Seven things to watch for in tonight’s elections

You, too, can pretend to know what will happen before the results are in

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

The Pelosi/McCarthy feud at the heart of the midterms

They don’t like each other, and on Tuesday both of their careers are on the line

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

Democrats are losing because liberalism has become cruel

The ‘stop hate’ party embraces vicious identity politics, and voters have noticed

By Matt Purple

Politics

The Christian nationalism boogeyman

The left’s latest panic has obscured the GOP’s rising secularism

By Matt Purple

Politics

How nice it must be to sack incompetent leaders

Liz Truss resigns after forty-five days, yet we’re stuck with our guys for four years

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

These midterms are like a campy 80s movie

As Dr. Oz is accused of murdering puppies, is it possible we’ve taken the joke too far?

By Matt Purple

Economics

Biden is in no position to attack Liz Truss

If unfunded tax cuts can spark inflation, then so can unfunded government spending

By Matt Purple

Politics

Connecticut and the rise of blue-state MAGA Republicans

Caught between Trump and wanting conservatives who can win

By Matt Purple

Politics

Biden finds a way to bungle a hurricane

Presidential pettiness aside, Florida has proven it can manage a storm

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

Is Lindsey Graham’s abortion bill a trap for Democrats?

Never underestimate the capacity of the pro-choice left to overreach

By Matt Purple

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