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

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

Culture

The tyranny of the specialists

Government by experts is more arbitrary and unstable than we like to think

By Matt Purple

Europe

She lived her best life

Against the internet’s cult of the self stood Queen Elizabeth II

By Matt Purple

Politics

Are the civil war LARPers having a moment?

Biden’s speech felt like an escalation

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

Biden’s American carnage

Rarely has a president attacked his own people so stridently

By Matt Purple

Campaign 2022

If there’s a horserace in the forest and no one hears it…

Why are the 2022 elections being hyped so early?

By Matt Purple

Europe

Ukraine is the first streaming service war

It debuted to a burst of attention only for everyone to lose interest

By Matt Purple

Place

Them dog days

Summer in broiling Washington reminds us that hard work isn’t everything

By Matt Purple

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

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