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Matt McDonald

Matt McDonald is the US managing editor of The Spectator.

Art

Is Peaky Blinders past its peak?

If the cap fits…

By Matt McDonald

Politics

What if Elizabeth Warren blows it in Houston?

It seems so unlikely…therefore surely it will happen

By Matt McDonald

Thun in the sun

A Manhattan climate protest with teen sensation Greta Thunberg

By Matt McDonald

Politics

What will anyone learn from the Detroit debates?

The Democratic circus is heading for the Midwest

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Marianne Williamson put a spell on me

She’s part-Kate Bush, part-Witch King of Angmar, and all I’ve been thinking about since yesterday

By Matt McDonald

Internet

How I accidentally became a Mayor Pete cosplayer

Time to reassess my sartorial choices

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Spare a thought for the single-digit 2020 Democrats

This week’s debates offer a shot at glory

By Matt McDonald

Internet

In America, we have no sense of a soccer scandal

The USWNT’s celebrations are a perfect excuse for faux outrage

By Matt McDonald

Internet

The 2020 primary’s pivot to video

Faith in the power of social media is turning politicians into vloggers

By Matt McDonald

Politics

The Mueller report is out – read it here

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has published his 400-plus-page report. Read it here

By Matt McDonald

Politics

Will Paul Manafort serve nearly 25 years in prison?

Robert Mueller is recommending a hefty sentence

By Matt McDonald

Internet

‘NoFap’ distance themselves from the Proud Boys

‘Personally, I find the political violence encouraged and participated in by the Proud Boys to be quite reprehensible’

By Matt McDonald

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