The tech bro everybody hated at the last debate tried to channel Ronald Reagan at the Reagan Library, but no one was buying it.
Matt K. Lewis is a Senior Columnist at The Daily Beast and the author of the forthcoming book, Filthy Rich Politicians.
U.S. politics have been at a near 50-50 stalemate for decades. For real change, we need one party to be the boss for more than just a couple of years.
The Florida governor seems to have no purpose. He’s still harping on culture war stuff no one cares about and his COVID actions that are years in the past.
The Fox News honcho destroyed the real conservative movement I still hold dear, and he did it for the money.
Even after his wishy-washy comments on Meet the Press, evangelicals are unlikely to dump him, and swing voters will appreciate his flexibility on abortion rights.
The senator is stepping aside to let the next generation of Republicans lead. But the next generation hates him (and vice versa).
Let’s be real, the president doesn’t look physically up for a second term. But there is no realistic political path to replace him on the Democratic ticket.
How long will Kevin McCarthy’s enemies hamstring him before they back down? And will they cross a line that causes fellow conservatives to condemn them? Expect drama—lots of it.
Democrats and Republicans were purging heterodox members and dissenters long before Trump. Now we’re left with two tribes with bunker mentalities.
They went from “this is horrible” to “it’s the left’s fault” all the way to “the insurrectionists are patriots who deserve pardons.”