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Matt McDonald

Matt McDonald is the US managing editor of The Spectator.

Humor

Antifa for Biden

We are in the streets because we want a slight expansion of Medicare

By Matt McDonald

Politics

That dreary Bloomberg speech cost him $18 million

How many undecideds will be persuaded by the abrasive tone of a miserly New York billionaire?

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Joe Biden should debate

He’ll probably win

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Kamala Harris is an awful VP pick

Biden remembers who Kamala Harris is, right?

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Don’t hold your breath for Joe Biden’s Sister Souljah moment

Why hasn’t the presumptive nominee defended statues like other centrist leaders?

By Matt McDonald

Television

The modern art of stupid-smart

We’ve always had bogus public intellectuals, but never before have they been quite so bogus

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Cuomo and de Blasio’s unearned lap of honor

What do New York’s inept leaders have to celebrate?

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Amy Klobuchar’s VP prospects are over

Hey Amy Klobuchar, how does your hair fare in a burning city?

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

His supporters will not be happy

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Life and death in New York City

Notes from the epicenter of the American COVID-19 crisis

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Coughing crotchety codgers at a dull DC coronavirus debate

Joe Biden decided to put the nation at ease by coughing twice throughout his first answer about the coronavirus

By Matt McDonald

Politics

EXCLUSIVE: Karlie Kloss’s dad helps Jared with coronavirus ‘research’

Kurt Kloss asked a doctors’ Facebook group with over 20,000 members for tips

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Bye bye Bloomberg

A woeful — and obscenely expensive — campaign comes to an end

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Mayor Pete and the cult of no personality

The former South Bend mayor is now a former presidential candidate

By Matt McDonald

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