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

Politics

When the Clintons ransacked the White House

Donald Trump was right to point out the double standard after the Mar-a-Lago raid

By Matt Purple

Economics

Inflation is the great destroyer

Joe Biden, take note: you’re no Ronald Reagan

By Matt Purple

Politics

The worldwide working-class counterrevolution

You don’t mess with the people who grow your food

By Matt Purple

Politics

Joe Manchin’s thirty pieces of (inflated) silver

As a recession looms, he signs off on more tax hikes and fees for frackers

By Matt Purple

Business

Undercover in DeSantis’s Disney World

Hunting for evidence of Republican authoritarianism in the Magic Kingdom

By Matt Purple

Culture

This great ungovernable country

Defiance of pointy-headed authority is in America’s very marrow

By Matt Purple

Politics

The Donald Trump Show’s biggest plot twist yet

Choking a Secret Service agent? Possible perjury? Reality is channeling ‘24’

By Matt Purple

Media

How MSNBC accidentally killed Roe

Tell your viewers conservatives are Neanderthals and they just might get complacent

By Matt Purple

Politics

A pro-life revolution

On a beautiful day in Washington, the Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade

By Matt Purple

Politics

Mike Pence and the clash of the GOP titans

How can he hope to make himself heard over Trump and DeSantis?

By Matt Purple

Home

My roaring thirties

It’s a richer time in your life, when you find fulfillment in the mundane

By Matt Purple

Culture

Another moral panic over on-screen violence?

Movies and video games didn’t cause Uvalde but the questions don’t end there

By Matt Purple

Politics

Joe Biden’s greatest hits tour

When everything is collapsing, you hit the road

By Matt Purple

Culture

A boiling point for American violence

Behind all the guns lurks a post-Covid nihilism that may be difficult to cure

By Matt Purple

Politics

It’s only a culture war when the right does it

The New York Times says America’s battles are spreading to other countries

By Matt Purple

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