What ‘Woke’ Means, As Explained by Hugh Grant and Ashley Graham

Two scandals explain it all

Syllabiology: Writing and Reading Fiction

I believe that you can be a friend of art or a friend of censorship; you can’t be both. 

Who Will Lead the Republican Majority?

Trumps all the way down.

Elections, Revolt, History and Helplessness

It was rather jarring to realize that all this had been going on in China while I had been hyper-focused on the Taiwanese elections

That’s Right: Ron DeSantis Is a Backup Quarterback

The press loves the guy with the clipboard

What Was Blake Masters Aiming At?

Made in Germany

Meet the New Wolf, Giorgia Meloni

the center-left who cried wolf

When You Wear a Tiger Suit to Try and Win Votes and It Still Doesn’t Work

the humiliating theatrics of campaigning

The Paranoid Style in American Posting

on the neighborhood watchers of Nextdoor