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November 17, 2020

Why the Media Trash Trump's Superrecovery By Stephen Moore

Let's be honest: The Democrats and the media want the economy to crash before Joe Biden enters the White House in January. They have been rooting against the economy for four years now.

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November 17, 2020

Beijing Sends Biden a Warning By Patrick J. Buchanan

Because of Donald Trump, Vice President Joe Biden thundered during the campaign, the U.S. "is more isolated in the world than we've ever been ... America First has made America alone."

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November 13, 2020

A Country Where People Are Afraid to Tell Pollsters What They Think By Michael Barone

"I like a good contrarian argument as much as the next guy," tweets mild-mannered RealClearPolitics senior elections analyst Sean Trende, "but there's really no getting around the fact that the 2020 polling was a pile of steaming garbage."

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November 13, 2020

Who Owns the Future? Dems or GOP? By Patrick J. Buchanan

For Republicans, the returns were mixed on Nov. 3.

Though he carried burdens unrivaled by a president since Herbert Hoover -- a plague that has killed 230,000 Americans in eight months and crashed the economy to depths not seen since the '30s - Donald J. Trump amassed 72 million votes, the largest total in Republican Party history.

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November 12, 2020

Notes on the State of the 2020 Election By Kyle Kondik and J. Miles Coleman

Biden’s thin margins in the decisive states; third party vote declines; Senate aligns more closely with presidential partisanship; Republicans demonstrate down-ballot crossover appeal.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— Joe Biden is on track to exceed Barack Obama’s 2012 popular vote margin, but his victory in the key states is even narrower than Donald Trump’s in 2016.

— Less than 2% of the national vote went to candidates other than Biden and Trump, a significant change from 2016.

— Assuming nothing changes, as many as 94 of 100 senators in the next Congress will share the same party as the state’s presidential winner.

— The ability to generate crossover support helped Republicans perform surprisingly well in both Senate and House races.

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November 11, 2020

No Time for Phony Healing By Michelle Malkin

We, the 71 million Americans who voted to reelect Donald J. Trump, do not forgive.

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November 11, 2020

Freeloader U By John Stossel

Yale University has fancy dining halls. They pay no property tax.

Local restaurants struggle to compete, but their tax burden makes that hard.

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November 10, 2020

I Guess God Isn't a Republican? By Stephen Moore

Think back to one year ago this month. America was at peace. American troops were coming home from the hotspots around the world. Incomes and jobs were skyrocketing, and Americans had made more wage and salary gains in three years under President Donald Trump than in the previous 16 years under Presidents George Bush and Barack Obama. The swamp was being drained.

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November 10, 2020

Will Georgia Halt the Radicals' Revolution? By Patrick J. Buchanan

"In victory, magnanimity... in defeat, defiance."

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November 7, 2020

Previewing a Biden Presidency: Dementia, Impotence, Collapse By Ted Rall

At this writing, two days after the election, Joe Biden appears to be six electoral votes away from winning the presidency.

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November 6, 2020

Some Observations on an Extended Election Night By Michael Barone

1. This was not a good night for conventional polling. My review in Tuesday's Wall Street Journal of a book on the history of "polling failures" took perhaps too positive a view of contemporary polling. I find it remarkable that polling has been as accurate as it has been in a country where the completion rate for pollsters' contacts is below 10% -- but it got worse this week. The Real Clear Politics average of recent polls showed Joe Biden with more than 51% of the popular vote and Donald Trump with 44%. As this is written, Biden has 50% of the tabulated national popular vote, which will probably rise as California's data comes dribbling in, but Donald Trump has 48%. So, the current 1.9% Biden plurality is far lower than the polls' 7.2% Biden plurality.

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November 6, 2020

Trumpism Lives On! By Patrick J. Buchanan

Donald Trump may end up losing the 2020 election in the Electoral College, but he won the campaign that ended on Nov. 3.

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November 3, 2020

Beware of Red-Diaper 'Legal Observers' By Michelle Malkin

Buckle up. No matter what happens on Election Day, as I've warned for months, we are in for a long and wild ride. Over Halloween weekend, businesses in every major city across the country boarded up their windows and police departments prepared for "civil unrest."

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November 3, 2020

Biden's War Against the South By Stephen Moore

Joe Biden has said he wants to be president of ALL the states and that he doesn't see red states and blue states. But his economic policies are a de facto war against the high-growth red states of the South and the Sunbelt. We are talking about states such as Texas, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Arizona.

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November 3, 2020

Can a Disintegrating America Come Together? By Patrick J. Buchanan

On the last days of the 2020 campaign, President Donald Trump was holding four and five rallies a day in battleground states, drawing thousands upon thousands of loyalists to every one.

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October 30, 2020

The Perils of Political Trifectas By Michael Barone

If the final election returns, when they finally come in, match the current polls, Joe Biden's Democrats will win a trifecta: the White House and majorities in both houses of Congress.

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October 30, 2020

What the Next President Faces By Patrick J. Buchanan

Of the presidents in the modern era, many have been dealt a difficult hand by history, but perhaps none more so than Donald Trump.

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October 29, 2020

Georgia’s Senate Races Both Move to Toss-up By Kyle Kondik

And how we’re thinking about the presidential race with five days to go.

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

— Georgia’s two Senate races move to Toss-up.

— They may be the only two races we leave in Toss-up when we release our final election picks on Monday.

— The concept of Occam’s Razor — the idea that the simplest explanation is sometimes the likeliest explanation — might be a useful framework to use when assessing the presidential race.

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October 28, 2020

The Mobilization of the Mob By Michelle Malkin

Ready or not, here they come. The ground troops of the anti-Donald Trump resistance aren't just biding their time until Election Day for Hidin' Joe Biden. Hell no. They're making their direct action checklists and checking them twice. They're training for instigating.

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October 28, 2020

Don't Freak Out! By John Stossel

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