Politics

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Post-Debate Analysis

An interview from Oz with yours truly.

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The Return of Torture?

CIA and Congress oppose Trump’s push—but the public may not.

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A Communist at the Debate-Watching Party

Dispatches from the Apollo Uptown Hall.

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Is Charlotte Our Future?

Violent protests are a recipe for endless conflict.

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How Did We End Up With Such Unpopular Candidates?

They are us.

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Speaking the People’s Language

What I’ll be listening for in tonight’s debate.

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Trump vs. the GOP Elite

Conservatives care about the issues—not just social acceptability.

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Why Movement Conservatives Are Rooting for Hillary

Her victory is their only hope of preserving the status quo.

IP and Cultural Appropriation

Culture owned versus culture shared.

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Unlocking the Election

The keys that predict victory could pose bad news for Clinton.

Failures to Communicate

On all sides, we’re not even trying to talk to each other anymore.

The State of the Race

It’s not neck-and-neck — but it could get there soon.

Conservatives’ Flight 93 Election

Trump will need philosophically moored conservatives willing to rush the cockpit.

Last Chance for the ‘Deplorables’

Trump supporters realize America is at a tipping point.