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Under a Democratic administration, immigration will once again be uncontrolled

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

One of Joe Biden's first priorities as president will be to risk stoking a new migrant crisis.

After much trial and error, President Donald Trump came up with cooperative arrangements with Mexico and Central American countries that drastically diminished the pressure from asylum-seekers on our southern border.

Biden is pledged to overturn ...Read more

Thanksgiving is not a lie

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

We live in a time of heedless iconoclasm, and so one of the country's oldest traditions is under assault.

Thanksgiving is increasingly portrayed as, at best, based on falsehoods and, at worst, a whitewash of genocide against Native Americans.

The New York Times ran a piece the other day titled, "The Thanksgiving Myth Gets a Deeper Look This ...Read more

There's an anti-COVID restriction backlash coming

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The backlash is coming.

It already seems clear that the first major political and culture eruption of the Biden years will be a roiling populist backlash against the next round of COVID restrictions.

We saw this sentiment play out in sporadic anti-lockdown demonstrations last spring and it has driven ongoing resistance to masks, but it is, in ...Read more

Black Lives Matter managed to turn victory into a failure

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Black Lives Matter came up with the single most effective political slogan of the year.

While no one was likely to be overly impressed with Joe Biden's line, "Build Back Better," and Donald Trump's "Keep America Great" or "Make America Great Again, Again" didn't have the resonance of the original 2016 version, BLM broke through the clutter with...Read more

The electoral college strategy is completely insane

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Why limit yourself to the far-fetched when the utterly fantastical is an option?

President Donald Trump's challenges of the outcome of the presidential race in several razor-thin battleground states are unlikely to succeed.

Faced with this prospect, some allies of the president are advocating, or beginning to whisper about, Republican state ...Read more

Democrats socialist and outlandish ideas led to a blue trickle

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Ordinarily, it's not possible for a party to win the presidency and have a bad election night, but the Democrats managed it.

Pending the outcome of two Senate runoffs in Georgia, Joe Biden looks set to become a caretaker president who won't be signing any legislation that doesn't pass muster in Mitch McConnell's Senate first.

He isn't riding ...Read more

Trump has staved off political irrelevance

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Pending the outcome in a few key states, Donald Trump may be leaving the White House, but he's not exiting the room.

The fiercest Never Trump critics hoped for -- and wishfully predicted -- a cleansing landslide that would wipe out every trace of Trump and his enablers from the GOP.

That's not happening. Trump's poll- and pundit-defying surge ...Read more

 

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