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An American in Berlin

The Clinton-Trump battle puts an American expat in the hot seat, and has him dreaming of how the United States could be more like Europe.

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In Leaked Talking Points, Clinton Vowed No Reform for Big Blue

A disappointing display of conventional blue thinking from the presidential frontrunner.

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Elements of Conspiracy

What the Republican Party could and should have known about Donald Trump.

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Trump’s Brinksmanship Shows Importance of Electoral College

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

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The (Bad) Ideas Election

Hillary’s answer to American discontent is a familiar litany of left-liberalism, while conservative scholars outline a post-Trump intellectual revival.

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Donald Trump Is Not Benjamin Disraeli

Disraeli sought to bring Britain into the future; Trump seeks to restore a golden past.

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Shooting Missives in the Air

They’ll come to Earth we know not where.

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The Next Stage in the Immigration Wars

Crowing about Trump’s confusion on immigration, rather than taking stock of what enabled him to get as far as he has on the issue, would be a mistake.

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Big Daddy Trump

Fatherhood is central to his campaign, but it’s not the selling point people think.

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A Tale of Two Insurgencies

Trump triumphed, Sanders didn’t—but Bernie might have the last laugh.

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Pipeline Politics

Less crude traveling by pipeline just means more crude traveling by rail. That’s a danger to public health.

Blue Model Blues

The looming fiscal disaster is worthy of attention from the new Republican government in Washington.

Enviro-Mental

So much for that “green” energy source.

Andrew Jackson Lives

Trump’s view on the subject helped him get elected.

After the deal

The cartel is only making the task ahead more difficult.

Back To The Burbs

Most people don’t actually want that hipster millennial lifestyle after all.

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