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    Leftists and Liberals Are Still Fighting Over the Cold WarCommunism has become a proxy for left-wing authoritarianism.
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    Tom Brady Joins Biden to Laugh at Trump in Worst Day of Trump’s LifeIt’s the sum of all Trump fears.
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    Biden’s FDR-size BetThe president is rallying Democrats behind a sweeping $3.5 trillion budget package. It could be the key to winning 2024.
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    Trump Berates Former General for Being Bad at Military Coups“If I was going to do a coup, one of the last people I would want to do it with is General Mark Milley.”
  6. the national interest
    Even Steve Mnuchin Refuses to Admit Biden Won the ElectionWhat it tells us when the most respectable Trumpist won’t refute the big lie.
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    Virginia GOP Demands Investigation of Professor for Anti-Trump TweetsRepublican Party still unclear on the concept of free speech.
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    Conservatives Still Using the Fake Obama IRS Scandal to Defund the Tax PoliceAn imaginary 2013 IRS scandal returns to justify protecting wealthy tax cheats.
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    The Chilling Message of Trump’s Embrace of Ashli Babbitt MartyrdomJanuary 6 is now a heroic uprising to the movement.
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    Should Discrimination Against Trump Supporters Be Illegal?A conservative professor says yes.
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    J.D. Vance Apologizes on Fox News for Opposing TrumpIt was 2016, a different time, and people were saying all kinds of non-crazy things.
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    Republicans Invent a Whole New ‘Witch Hunt’ Defense for Trump’s Tax CrimesThe fair thing would be to let Trump’s criminal accomplices go free.
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    The Rule of Law Means Prosecuting Trump’s CrimesTrump’s right-wing version of critical race theory is going to be tested.
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    Kennedy’s Presidency Accomplished Little, But His Historic Myth EnduresWhy historians still rank the do-nothing Kennedy as a near-great president.
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    Congressman Paul Gosar Recruits Holocaust Deniers Into the Republican PartyA Republican with a plan to extend the party’s rightward edge.
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    Trump Lackey William Barr’s Self-Serving AccountThe Republican former attorney general can’t hide his hackery.
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    The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Is Probably Doomed, AlasThe system actually doesn’t work.
  19. the national interest
    How’s the Republican Strategy to Starve Trump of Oxygen Working Out?Let’s review the past 24 hours.
  20. the national interest
    Dianne Feinstein’s Confused Nostalgia for the FilibusterThe system worked in the old days, before the filibuster was routine.
  21. the national interest
    Defunding the Police Is Dead, But Reform Lives OnHow Democrats can fight crime and police abuse at once.
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    Republicans Say Voting Protections Trample ‘States’ Rights.’ Uh-Oh.The chilling future implications of a very old argument.
  23. the national interest
    Kyrsten Sinema’s Filibuster Defense Is Factually UntrueModerate senator loves the supermajority requirement, doesn’t understand how it works.
  24. the national interest
    Is This the Dumbest Filibuster Defense Ever Written?I cannot believe this column was published in a national newspaper.
  25. the national interest
    D.C. Statehood Is the Democrats’ Only OptionHoping to win by coupproof margins is not a strategy.
  26. the national interest
    Why Republicans Could Never Tell Their Voters the Truth About ObamacareThe legal crusade against affordable health care loses again.
  27. the national interest
    GOP Senator: Democracy, Majority Rule Aren’t What Our Country Stands ForRand Paul gets a little too honest about his beliefs.
  28. the national interest
    Biden’s Biggest Danger Is Congressional Democrats Afraid to Tax the RichBehind the scenes, Democrats are knifing the administration’s legacy.
  29. the national interest
    Republicans Are Furious Fast-Food Workers Are Getting a RaiseIt’s almost as if they object to any outcome that gives low-wage workers more money.
  30. the national interest
    Republican Congressman Asks If Forest Service Can Alter Earth’s OrbitThat’s more of a NASA job than a Forest Service job.
  31. the national interest
    Telling the Truth About Lab-Leak Theory Wouldn’t Help TrumpHow did telling the truth about lab-leak become “contrarian”?
  32. the national interest
    The Authoritarian Threat Is Not OverhypedRoss Douthat’s unpersuasive case for complacency.
  33. the national interest
    Joe Manchin’s Incoherent Case for Letting Republicans Destroy DemocracyThe most powerful senator’s illogical reasoning.
  34. the national interest
    Trump Sycophants Pleading for Less Coup Talk at Saturday RallyWhat about two-thirds economy, one-third coup, suggests Lindsey Graham.
  35. the national interest
    The Groupthink that Produced the Lab-Leak Failure Should Scare LiberalsIf scientists and officials were too politically scared to investigate, that’s a crisis.
  36. the national interest
    Trump Believes He Can Regain the Presidency This SummerHe can’t, but the insurrectionist wing of the party isn’t going away.
  37. the national interest
    The Fake History of the Filibuster Won’t DieSenators keep repeating the made-up origin story for their peculiar rule.
  38. the national interest
    Texas Republicans Want to Make Trump’s Coup Nice and LegalMichael Flynn said a Myanmar-style military coup “should happen”; Republicans prefer to use the legislature.
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    McConnell to Trump: What’s a Little Insurrection Between Friends?The most meager step to oppose Trump’s coup is now too much.
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    Ron DeSantis Forces Cruise Ships to Take Unvaccinated PassengersRemember when denying wedding cakes to gay people was about freedom?
  41. the national interest
    How Twitter Cultivated the Media’s Lab-Leak FiascoA case study in the social-media echo chamber.
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    Marjorie Taylor-Greene and the Strange Anti-Semitism of the Pro-Jewish RightRight-wing populist conspiracy theories pretending to support the Jews.
  43. the national interest
    How the Liberal Media Dismissed the Lab-Leak Theory and Smeared Its SupportersReporters turned an ambiguous story into “moral clarity.”
  44. the national interest
    Republicans Won’t Investigate Trump’s Coup Because It’s PartisanThat’s exactly why it’s such a threat.
  45. the national interest
    We Should Use the Same Principles for Debating Israel As Debating RacismWhat I’ve learned over years of watching everybody switch rules when the subject changes.
  46. the national interest
    We’ll Never Stop Trying to Cut Taxes for the Rich, Republicans WarnYou can’t kill supply-side economics. You can only slow it down.
  47. the national interest
    Why Prosecutors Need to Prepare the Country for Donald Trump’s TrialThe more shocked we are, the easier it will be for Trump to discredit the system.
  48. the national interest
    Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy Opposes Commission on January 6 InsurrectionThis doesn’t require deep investigation, unlike Benghazi.
  49. our climate
    America Needs a Climate-Sane Republican Party. Here’s What One Would Look Like.A better world will require a better opposition.
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    Barr’s Justice Department Launched Secret Attack on Trump Ally’s Twitter CriticA grand jury tried to expose a Twitter account for mocking Devin Nunes.
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