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Matt McDonald

Matt McDonald is the US managing editor of The Spectator.

Science & Tech

Am I still fully vaccinated?

Given how confused the government seems, I no longer know

By Matt McDonald

Home

In defense of Spirit Airlines

For too long has Spirit been the punchline of hastily written Saturday Night Live jokes

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Do I get Friday off for Juneteenth?

June 19 is now a federal holiday — but this year it falls on a Saturday

By Matt McDonald

Science & Tech

Facebook should never have stifled the debate about COVID’s origins

Clearly the social-media giant is uneasy with its role in the public square

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Derek Chauvin found guilty of George Floyd’s murder

The jury returned guilty verdicts on all three counts

By Matt McDonald

Business

Why the European Super League is a really bad idea

Americans love upsets — the new league will offer none

By Matt McDonald

Science & Tech

America: approve AstraZeneca

Clearly Europe needs your help, again

By Matt McDonald

Science & Tech

The mask of authority vs the mask of freedom

How ‘mandated’ were masks, anyway?

By Matt McDonald

Politics

He’s back: Trump flirts with 2024 run in first speech since leaving office

‘Who knows — I may even decide to beat them for a third time?’

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Congress certifies Biden’s victory after day of violence

Four people died in the vicinity of the Capitol on Wednesday

By Matt McDonald

Politics

50-50: Democrats win both Georgia Senate seats

Revd Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff will be sworn in as US senators on January 20

By Matt McDonald

Internet

Don’t blame 2020

The calendar year bears no responsibility for the awful things that occur in it

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Finally America is realizing that Andrew Cuomo is a putz

Andy-Vaxxer’s big mouth has turned the public against him

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Joe Biden wins the presidency

The Democratic candidate has won Pennsylvania and therefore the White House

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Biden gaining in Georgia and Pennsylvania

The President is set to contest the result in several swing states

By Matt McDonald

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