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Matt Purple is the online editor of The Spectator’s World edition.
The rise of the New York governor never had anything to do with reality
By Matt Purple
Sending the President back to high school is a charmless and patronizing thing
A lack of concern about government overreach is good news for Biden
Biden’s foreign policy is rooted in the mythology of the Cold War
For all the pathetic LARPing that took place on Wednesday, what happened inside the Capitol wasn’t a game
To be an American is to move ever forward, in pursuit of that ‘more perfect union’
We could be heading for a democratic disaster
Twitter mobs are making journalism and literature more boring
Even closing liquor stores temporarily is dovetailing into a minor if global trend towards prohibition
The ghost of Washington past
This election is going to annoy people on Twitter, and there are few callings higher than that
We must end forever wars, except when Trump tries to end them
Impeachment and the Democratic primary are the two weakest plot lines of The Donald Trump Show
Terminally wrong though he is, there is something fundamentally American about him
Running for the highest office in the land is a money-making exercise
How Jon Stewart killed comedy
Joe Biden’s history tour from hell
Is Biden’s inflated presidency about to burst?
The mask is slipping, Dr Fauci…
No to policing the world
Andrew Cuomo: the Princess Di of the Plague
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