2020 election

results

Reasons why the 2020 presidential election is deeply puzzling

28 November 2020 7:44 am

To say out-loud that you find the results of the 2020 presidential election odd is to invite derision. You must…

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Trump’s story is still not over

26 November 2020 4:00 am

The triumphant ululations of the almost unanimous Trump-hating media of America and much of the world did not clarify the…

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Rise of the swamp creatures

25 November 2020 2:06 pm

It started a few weeks before Election Day. With the polling data almost universally showing that Joe Biden would win…

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The kids are not on the right

25 November 2020 9:15 am

There are still questions hanging over the 2020 election. Not the ones Rudy Giuliani and his team are posing about…

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Letter from the online trenches

25 November 2020 4:22 am

November 7, 2020 To my dear parents, Victory. Uttering the word feels strange after four long years of battle. But…

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Republicans should make AOC House Speaker

25 November 2020 3:47 am

Republicans are currently on track to end up with 214 seats in the House of Representatives in January. As of…

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Did Trump just concede?

24 November 2020 11:13 am

President Trump said Monday in a tweet that his administration is willing to start the formal transition of power to…

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The urgent case for voting reform

24 November 2020 1:30 am

By now, The Spectator knows better than to say that Donald Trump has been definitively beaten. The President’s final defeat…

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Revenge of the Republicans

21 November 2020 8:59 am

The 2020 election has provided fertile ground upon which Republicans can spend the next four years doing to Joe Biden…

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Are Trump’s lawyers big enough to back their claims up?

21 November 2020 12:15 am

Before the showdown in old Western movies, one character would issue a barbed challenge and his rival would confidently reply,…

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What to expect from a Biden-Harris foreign policy

20 November 2020 10:29 am

It’s of course premature to even speculate as to how the new administration will fashion a foreign policy. But enough…

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There is evidence, actually

20 November 2020 6:35 am

Washington DC Call me crazy for taking the man with hair dye dripping down his cheeks seriously, but I think…

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Student loan forgiveness is a giveaway to the rich

19 November 2020 7:50 pm

Joe Biden said on Monday that Congress should ‘immediately’ take action to forgive student loan debt through its next COVID…

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Are Republicans really favored in Georgia?

19 November 2020 7:11 am

Control of the Senate is going to come down to two January 5 runoffs in Georgia. Sen. David Perdue came…

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Why academics hold Thatcher and Trump in such contempt

19 November 2020 1:15 am

‘Has that orange baboon gone yet?’ asked a senior professor in the teacher’s room at my university yesterday. The remark…

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Who deserves blame for the Democrats’ lost House seats?

17 November 2020 7:31 am

Democratic joy at defeating Donald Trump was partially dulled by the simultaneous diminishment of the party’s House majority. As of…

results

Five head-scratching election results

17 November 2020 6:01 am

The 2020 election has already kicked up myriad allegations of fraud. From dead people voting in key states to late…

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The inevitability of Trump 2024

17 November 2020 1:15 am

Donald Trump’s increasingly outrageous attempts to contest the results of the US presidential election were given their absurd symbol early…

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Can you really blame Trump supporters for refusing to accept the election result?

14 November 2020 7:24 am

It’s been a week and a half since Election Day and the results are still not certified — some votes…

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The Trumpist agenda going forward

12 November 2020 5:25 am

While Donald Trump appears to have lost the 2020 presidential election, Trump’s agenda of populism focused on the working class…

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A third of Muslim voters backed Trump. Why?

12 November 2020 1:13 am

Donald Trump’s defeat in the election was widely predicted. What was less anticipated was the level of support Trump received…

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Biden’s NeverTrump transition

11 November 2020 7:02 am

Former Vice President Joe Biden hasn’t yet been officially certified as the winner of the 2020 presidential election and the…

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The need to concede

11 November 2020 3:55 am

The political and emotional climax of US presidential elections comes when the losing candidate, accompanied by a teary spouse, tersely…

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The Democrats’ civil war begins

10 November 2020 5:27 am

There is, as our presumptive and somewhat presumptuous President Malaprop told us on Sunday, a time to plant and a…

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How will the Trump presidency end?

9 November 2020 8:00 am

Donald Trump will not go quietly into the good night. In fact, he seems determined to leave the office with…