IN 2018, EIGHT REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS celebrated the Fourth of July in Moscow, Russia: Senator Richard C. Shelby of Alabama, who led the delegation, alon…
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DEMOCRACY IS NOT, and was never intended to be, a zero-sum game. The winners are not supposed to take everything. Change comes slowly and incrementally…
Greg Olear
From October 2000 through May 2001, I wrote a weekly column at a site called LARGEREGO, which is an anagram of my name. Every Tuesday, I not only bange…
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“YOU KNOW HOW you make America great again? Tell Donald Trump to go to hell!” This is what Lindsey Graham, the Republican senator from South Carolina, …
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In 2015, Cheri Jacobus (@CheriJacobus), a seasoned Republican political operative with a long and impressive resume, was asked to take a job with the T…
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“IN THE END,” wrote George Orwell in 1984, “the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable th…
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“RUSSIA IS TRYING to turn Ukraine against itself.” That sounds like something Fiona Hill, the former Russia director for the National Security Council,…
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We chat with fellow Pelosi fan Uncle Blazer (@blakesmustache), whose Twitter threads explain so elegantly the byzantine workings of the court system wi…
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IT TOOK A SINGLE AFTERNOON for House Intelligence member Elise Stefanik, a Republican from New York’s 21st district, to mortally wound her political ca…
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In the “Don’t You (Forget About)” series, we highlight key early Trumpist figures who would prefer to lurk in the shadows, hoping simple minds might fo…
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ON OCTOBER 3, 2018, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, tendered her resignation to President Trump—although it would take six more…
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In 2012, I founded The Weeklings, an arts & culture online concern. The idea was that there were seven writers, and each of us would publish one post a…
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