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Glenn Youngkin

  1. early and often
    Glenn Youngkin Is a Country-Club RadicalThe supposedly moderate Republican governor of Virginia campaigns for an election-denier in Arizona.
  2. politics
    The Right Has Mastered Cancel CultureGlenn Youngkin’s anti-CRT hotline exemplifies an illiberal trend.
  3. education
    Glenn Youngkin Won’t Stop Undermining Public SchoolsIt’s ludicrous to think that parents alone should control every school decision affecting their kids.
  4. politics
    The Sad, Unconvincing Case for Pence 2024Despite talk of Pence being the “shadow front-runner” for the GOP nomination, he still has no constituency for a presidential campaign.
  5. politics
    Swing Voters Don’t Explain Why Youngkin WonIt looks like the Republican’s win in Virginia was the product of poor Democratic-base turnout, not angry ex–Biden voters in the suburbs.
  6. 2022 midterms
    Republicans Can’t Bet on Finding Perfectly Trumpy CandidatesThe GOP thinks candidates who embrace Trump without going full MAGA are the key to winning the midterms. Good luck finding them.
  7. education
    Is Education a Public Good or a Private Benefit?The goal of greater parental rights in public schools, which Glenn Youngkin campaigned on, can eventually undermine the very idea of public education.
  8. politics
    6 Takeaways From Glenn Youngkin’s Win in VirginiaEarly data suggests the Republican governor-elect benefited from higher turnout in pro-GOP areas and among white working-class voters in particular.
  9. critical race theory
    ‘Critical Race Theory’ Has Been a Winner for DecadesGlenn Youngkin’s victory is just the latest iteration of an age-old campaign tactic.
  10. politics
    The GOP Got Away With All of ItGlenn Youngkin’s win in Virginia suggests that Republicans will pay no sustained price for abetting Trump’s assault on democracy.
  11. politics
    The Hillary Playbook Does Not WorkDemocrats need to start thinking about the future, not run against Donald Trump, if they wish to win.
  12. politics
    Trump Can’t Lose in the Virginia Governor’s RaceThe 45th president can spin both a Democratic and a Republican win as reinforcing his indispensability. And the same will be true in 2022.
  13. the inside game
    Polling in America Is Still Broken. So Who Is Really Winning in Virginia?The polls were disastrously wrong in 2020. That has political insiders extra nervous about a pivotal state election.
  14. virginia governor’s race
    If McAuliffe Loses to Youngkin, Don’t Blame Princess BlandingMajor-party supporters have a bad habit of blaming close losses on “spoilers” like Blanding, who represent distinct and legitimate points of view.
  15. the national interest
    Glenn Youngkin’s Closing Message: Ban Toni Morrison From SchoolsVirginia Republican wants the angriest parents to have a veto on school curriculum.
  16. the inside game
    Virginia’s Election Is Breaking the RulesDemocrats nationalize the governor’s race despite the mess in Biden’s Washington.
  17. politics
    Is It Time for Democrats to Panic About Virginia — and the Midterms?Here’s some reassurance even for Democrats who are worried Glenn Youngkin’s defeat of Terry McAuliffe for governor would foretell a 2022 disaster.
  18. virginia gubernatorial election
    Youngkin Dances Around Insurrection Flag Rally Held to Promote His CandidacyBannon and Trump showing up to honor January 6 and Youngkin’s candidacy is not what the candidate needs to charm swing voters.
  19. politics
    Why Republicans May Go All In on Parental RightsVirginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin thinks defending parents’ rights to dictate what happens in schools appeals to swing and base voters.
  20. politics
    McAuliffe Is Going With the Newsom Playbook in VirginiaMcAuliffe will hammer Youngkin on COVID-19 measures, abortion, and Donald Trump, while the Republican will count on the natural midterm trends.
  21. elections of 2021
    Republicans Now Eager to Spin the Election in VirginiaAfter the California recall didn’t go so well for Republicans, their focus is on wealthy Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin.
  22. the national interest
    Trump Economist Steve Moore Hired to Ruin Yet Another State“I have the best senior economic adviser on the planet in Stephen Moore working with me,” boasts Virginia governor candidate Glenn Youngkin.
  23. elections of 2021
    Pity the MAGA Candidate Who Tries to PivotRepublican Glenn Youngkin became studiously vague after winning the Virginia Republican gubernatorial nomination on a wave of money and Trumpiness.
  24. 2021 elections
    Virginia Is in for a Close, Expensive Governor’s RaceTerry McAuliffe has an edge, as Virginia has been trending blue. But the “businessman outsider” Glenn Youngkin has the money to keep it tight.
  25. elections of 2021
    McAuliffe Cruises to Virginia Gubernatorial NominationThere were no big primary upsets in the two states holding off-year elections, but Virginia Democrats are nervous anyway.
  26. 2021 elections
    MAGA + Money Wins Virginia’s GOP Gubernatorial Race“Christian outsider businessman” Glenn Youngkin has the dough to keep things interesting against Democrat Terry McAuliffe.