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    Biden’s Biggest Danger is Congressional Democrats Afraid to Tax the RichBehind the scenes, Democrats are knifing the administration’s legacy.
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    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.
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    Republican Congressman Asks If Forest Service Can Alter Earth’s OrbitThat’s more of a NASA job than a Forest Service job.
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    Telling the Truth About Lab-Leak Theory Wouldn’t Help TrumpHow did telling the truth about lab-leak become “contrarian”?
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    The Authoritarian Threat Is Not OverhypedRoss Douthat’s unpersuasive case for complacency.
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    Joe Manchin’s Incoherent Case for Letting Republicans Destroy DemocracyThe most powerful senator’s illogical reasoning.
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    Trump Sycophants Pleading for Less Coup Talk at Saturday RallyWhat about two-thirds economy, one-third coup, suggests Lindsey Graham.
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    The Groupthink that Produced the Lab-Leak Failure Should Scare LiberalsIf scientists and officials were too politically scared to investigate, that’s a crisis.
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    Trump Believes He Can Regain the Presidency This SummerHe can’t, but the insurrectionist wing of the party isn’t going away.
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    The Fake History of the Filibuster Won’t DieSenators keep repeating the made-up origin story for their peculiar rule.
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    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?
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    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.
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    How the Liberal Media Dismissed the Lab-Leak Theory and Smeared Its SupportersReporters turned an ambiguous story into “moral clarity.”
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    Republicans Won’t Investigate Trump’s Coup Because It’s PartisanThat’s exactly why it’s such a threat.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy Opposes Commission on January 6 InsurrectionThis doesn’t require deep investigation, unlike Benghazi.
  22. 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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    The Republican Plot to Turn Poll Workers Into Vote SuppressorsThe insidious strategy of using criminal threats to control election officials.
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    Conservatives Excommunicated the Last Republican President Who LostThey know how to brand a failed president as a loser, if they want.
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    Spies Somehow Failed to Get Trump Officials to Call Him Stupid on Hidden CameraImagine being unable to get somebody to volunteer the most common opinion in America.
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    House Republicans Purge Liz Cheney and Join Trump’s War on DemocracyCheney asked her party to choose sides on authoritarianism. They have.
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    Liz Cheney’s Liberal Critics Are Missing the PointSupporting democracy is not just one issue.
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    Elizabeth Warren’s Book Shows She Has No Idea Why Her Campaign FailedPersist is an account of a campaign bubble that doesn’t know it was in a bubble.
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    When Trump’s Next Coup Happens, the Republican Party Will Fully Support ItThe Cheney debate shows the party elite has made up its mind.
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    Liz Cheney Wants to Save American Democracy From Trump’s Next CoupA Republican who seems to have read How Democracies Die.
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    There’s an Extremely Stupid Reason Congress Doesn’t Want a Good IRSBiden wants to catch tax cheats, but can’t use the revenue.
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    Republicans Are Purging Liz Cheney for Opposing Trump’s InsurrectionThe anti-Trump revolt ended, and now the Trumpists are shooting the prisoners.
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    Giuliani Proves Republicans Think Russian Collusion Is FineThe latest strange turn in the “Russia collusion hoax.”
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    Trump Obsessively Monitoring Election Recount by Cyber NinjasThe Cyber Ninjas are not inspiring confidence, though.
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    Biden’s Tax Hike on the Wealthy Is Incredibly Popular. Why Scale It Back?Lobbyists for the wealthy are trying to scare Democrats away from their clear self-interest.
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    Trump Calls Giuliani, Who Worked with Hostile Russian Agent, a ‘Great Patriot’Extorting foreign countries for personal gain isn’t patriotic.
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    Ted Cruz Called Corporate Whore by Ted CruzIt’s one of his fairest attacks.
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    Biden’s Two-Part Economic Strategy Was Years in the MakingA demand-side agenda plus a supply-side agenda to push the poorest half up the ladder.
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    COVID Is Going Away, and It’s Making Some Trump Fans CrazyThe war on vaccines and masks must continue!
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    Joe Biden’s First 100 Days Reshaped AmericaLearning from his quiet, seismic young presidency.
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    Study Shows Anti-Racist Messages Hurt DemocratsGuess why? Because there are a lot of racists!
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    How the American Right Lost Its Chance to Get Sane on Climate ChangeA brainless Republican Party stands alone in its denial.
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    Steve Scalise’s Ignorant, Racist Case Against D.C. StatehoodRepublican from murderous, corrupt state says D.C. has too much crime and corruption to be a state.
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    Why Should Black Protesters Trust a Senate That Underrepresents Them?Peaceful police reform means taking democratic reform seriously.
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    Republican Senators Make Goonish Threat Against Major League BaseballSpeak up for voting rights, and the antitrust exemption gets it.
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    The Crazy New Republican Argument That the Filibuster Helped Civil RightsSomehow, delaying civil-rights laws for 50 years was helpful.
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    Senate Republicans Create New ‘Annual’ Award, Give It to TrumpBut does Trump actually deserve it? The criteria say no.
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    Tucker Carlson Endorses White Supremacist Theory by NameThe “Great Replacement” conspiracy is ready for Fox News prime time.
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    The One Argument Conservatives Have Made Against Every New Social ProgramOnce you hook voters on government, they’ll keep wanting more.
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