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Matt Purple

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

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

Politics

A government of drunken sailors

Shame on Congress and Joe Biden for their gigantic spending packages

By Matt Purple

Politics

Joe Biden’s history tour from hell

From 1970s gas lines to the 1918 pandemic, where will the President take us next?

By Matt Purple

Politics

A lament for the overtaxed smoker

Democrats prepare to ‘tax the rich’ by whacking cigarettes, but their moralizing is selective

By Matt Purple

Politics

Jeopardy! is in trouble

Have enough cleft-toed demisexual non-binary POCs been contestants on Jeopardy!?

By Matt Purple

Politics

Nicki Minaj blasphemes against the woke

The rapper encourages prayerful contemplation before getting vaccinated, calling down the wrath of the secular theocrats

By Matt Purple

Politics

This is not the next American civil war

Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate is wrong and authoritarian, but let’s keep some perspective here

By Matt Purple

Politics

9/11 and the war on terror kiddie table

Contra Lindsey Graham, let’s spend this somber anniversary living without fear

By Matt Purple

Politics

Our Handmaid’s Tale hysteria

The dystopian novel doesn’t say what many on the left think it does

By Matt Purple

Politics

Biden’s mad-lib bungle 

He’s sticking to the mission, even as he throws out his back on every banana peel from here to Jalalabad 

By Matt Purple

Politics

Why European criticism of the US Afghanistan pullout is so refreshing

If the Europeans want to check our power — rather than just complain about it — they need to show that they can

By Matt Purple

Politics

I think Donald Trump’s email team is trying to murder me

I had been receiving Trump’s fundraising emails for years and certainly the language had always been insistent. But this was a new level of aggression

By Matt Purple

Politics

A lament for Washington DC (no, seriously)

A certain post-apocalyptic milieu prevails throughout the nation’s capital

By Matt Purple

Politics

Can I join Marjorie Taylor Greene in Twitter jail?

You gotta fight for your HIPAA right to party…

By Matt Purple

Business

Let’s make it a Hot Bartender Summer

The summer gleams with potential — and once again the epithets have started to fly

By Matt Purple

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