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

Politics

Pelosi fights, McCarthy flails

House Republicans have a leadership problem

By Matt Purple

Politics

One nation under the CDC

Biden’s fight to save his mask mandate is all about power

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

Elon Musk and tweeting on a volcano

Blue-checks are freaking out over his offer to buy Twitter — but Weimar this is not

By Matt Purple

Russia

Springtime for Cold War nostalgics

Weariness with, and wariness of, the Cold War was very real and ought to give us pause

By Matt Purple

Law

Cheers to the American jury system

At a time of elite corruption, panels of ordinary people keep getting it right

By Matt Purple

Culture

Our long national slapmare continues

Will Smith is banned from the Oscars as everyone else tries to learn lessons that aren’t there

By Matt Purple

Politics

It’s still Obama’s White House

Barack jokes about ‘Vice President Biden’ but his liberalism is in control

By Matt Purple

Culture

Just whistle while you woke

Disney leans in to identity politics and invites its own demise

By Matt Purple

Politics

G.I. Biden and the war in Ukraine

The president can’t stop undermining his own policy with gaffes

By Matt Purple

Politics

Ben Sasse is right: no cameras in the Supreme Court

The last thing we need is our justices behaving like senators

By Matt Purple

Politics

Old man yells at gas prices

Joe Biden’s incoherence on energy has contributed to our pain at the pump

By Matt Purple

Politics

When the establishment cries treason

Mitt Romney calls Tulsi Gabbard ‘treasonous’ as war becomes an excuse for the lazy

By Matt Purple

Policy

Foreign policy is not SimCity

America can’t just point-and-click a no-fly zone into Ukraine

By Matt Purple

Russia

Vladimir Putin, deep statist

His Russia is not some Trumpist paradise but a tyranny of the security bureaucracy

By Matt Purple

Politics

Ukraine couldn’t save Biden’s State of the Union

For a brief moment, Congress seemed united. Then came everything else

By Matt Purple

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