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What If?
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President Al Sharpton

Let’s conduct a little thought experiment: What if the 2016 race had come down to Dick Cheney vs. Al Sharpton?

Second Amendment
Gunned Down

The NRA has spun a story of the Second Amendment’s origins that has nothing to do with its real ones.

What if Nobody Wins?

Many Republicans sincerely believe that if Barack Obama wins a second term as President, America as we know it may cease to exist. Some Democrats are equally passionate in their belief that a Romney election would fundamentally alter the social contract, return us to disastrous Bush policies, and maybe get us into a war with […]

Tea Time

Millionaire Wall Streeters, media mavens and corporate titans make for unlikely populists.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
representation

The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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