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Bringing a Hollowed-Out Midtown Back to Life

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

As any New Yorker can easily remember, Midtown — the Manhattan neighborhood stretching from 34th St. to 59th St. and from Third Ave. to Eighth Ave. — was once a bustling beehive of corporate activity and commerce.

On a typical weekday, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., towering office buildings teemed with professionals, food trucks ...Read more

Right-Wing Nationalism Comes to...Sweden?

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

As we look ahead to midterm elections, where election deniers are on the ballot in 27 states, it’s still mind-blowing to consider how we got here in just a few years. And the answer, most bluntly, is a rise...Read more

Pity the Poor, Wounded MAGA Republicans

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

Over the past few days, it’s safe to say we’ve all shed a tear or two, maybe even said a prayer, and quietly reflected on the tremendous loss the world collectively experienced last week. For many that’s because of the historic and solemn events unfolding in the United Kingdom.

But I’m not talking about the death of Queen Elizabeth II ...Read more

The Republican Party is Nominating Losers

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

In 1950, the late UCLA Bruins football coach Red Sanders entered the forever zeitgeist when he told his men, “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.” The quote has endured as a testament to competitive drive and ambition, both in sports and life.

And nowhere is winning more important than electoral politics. While campaigns ...Read more

The Democrats’ Real November Abortion Advantage

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

With just a little more than two months to go before the 2022 midterm elections, one issue is emerging as a top turnout driver. And if Democrats do the historically unimaginable in November, staving off what was predicted to be an off-year Republican bloodbath, we can likely trace the root cause back to one fateful night in the spring of 2022.

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Step Up and Say Whether or Not it’s So, Joe

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

“The president has said he’s planning on running again. People should take him at his word.”

That was Anita Dunn, a top adviser to President Biden, sounding very confident in her insistence that Biden will seek a second term — and almost indignant that the question is being raised at all.

But the question is being raised all over the ...Read more

The FBI Raid is Terrible News for Trump. Why is Trump World Unable to Contain its Excitement?

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

“When you’re attacking FBI agents because you’re under criminal investigation, you’re losing.”

That 2016 tweet from Trump campaign advisor, and future White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, then referring to Hillary Clinton and...Read more

Republicans’ Embrace of One of the World’s Worst

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

This week, he has a high-visibility time slot on the opening day of CPAC Texas, the once annual conservative conference that’s become such a successful grift for Republicans, it’s now held multiple times a year.

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Republicans Have a Huge Women Problem

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

Does the name Todd Akin ring a bell? For conservatives who remember the 2012 presidential election all too well, it induces a kind of political PTSD.

Akin, the Republican nominee favored to unseat Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri, sent shockwaves through the GOP when he said, in defense of no abortion exceptions for rape or incest, ...Read more

Tiptoeing toward a post-Trump America?

From the Right / S.E. Cupp /

In the months leading up to the 2020 presidential election, I was confronted with the same singular question from dozens of cable news hosts, print reporters, podcasters, and panel moderators — not to mention the occasional stranger in the grocery store or friend at a party:

What happens after Trump?

After four years of division, ...Read more

 

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