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Matt Purple

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

Politics

My coup would have been better than your coup

The Most Powerful Men on Earth Emeritus have been quarreling out loud over whether they could have decapitated the US government

By Matt Purple

Politics

We are all Donald Rumsfeld

The late defense secretary is a scapegoat for the Establishment

By Matt Purple

Politics

Biden brings a nuke to a gun fight

Biden’s views on guns can seem…schizophrenic

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

Billionaire tech bros…in space!

America’s richest men think they’re entitled not just to their money but to ours

By Matt Purple

Politics

Can Mike Pence win in 2024?

‘Rush Limbaugh on decaf’ doesn’t seem right for this political moment

By Matt Purple

Politics

Lab leaks and the return of X-Files politics

What if the paranoid style in American politics is sometimes correct?

By Matt Purple

Economics

Is Biden’s inflated presidency about to burst?

At some point, the President has to confront fiscal reality

By Matt Purple

Home

Becoming a father

To be a dad, frankly, is to sometimes feel hapless, or at least peripheral

By Matt Purple

Politics

How Jon Stewart killed comedy

Stewart became a prominent progressive voice, a pundit screaming into the void

By Matt Purple

Politics

The rise of the Joels

Men can be just as totalitarian, petty, shrewish, haranguing and busybodied as women

By Matt Purple

Politics

Why I’m all in for Caitlyn

Americans have an obligation to make California elections as wildly entertaining as possible

By Matt Purple

Business

Boycott corporate America!

It’s conservatives versus woke capitalism

By Matt Purple

Politics

Matt Gaetz and the death of the Republican sex scandal

Politics has grown more zero-sum and Machiavellian

By Matt Purple

Internet

Please cancel me

It would be good for business

By Matt Purple

Science & Tech

The mask is slipping, Dr Fauci…

He’s a cable-news star first and a scientist second

By Matt Purple

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