From the Right



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

Left-wing rioters are going to rampage through America's cities if Trump wins a second term

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

There is one clear leading indicator pointing to President Donald Trump still having a chance to win the election -- stores around America are fortifying themselves in anticipation of election-related violence.

Businesses in cities like New York City, Washington, Los Angeles and Chicago are boarding up as if a category 5 hurricane is bearing ...Read more

Kavanaugh is Right about Wisconsin's ballot deadline

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

For now, Vladimir Putin has been supplanted as the chief threat to the integrity of the presidential election by an American in a black robe -- Brett Kavanaugh.

The Supreme Court justice's concurrence in an Oct. 26 decision slapping down a district court's extension of a Wisconsin election deadline has been universally condemned by the center-...Read more



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