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What Do the Shocking Results of the French Election Mean?

Few who have been watching the French national football team pursue another Euro Cup—France defeated Belgium and awaits Spain—could be…

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Joe Biden Is Fighting Back—but Not Against Trump, Really

Several days ago, Axios reported that President Joe Biden is “dependably engaged” in his Presidential duties only between the hours…

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Did Joe Biden’s ABC Interview Stanch the Bleeding or Prolong It?

At what point does political conviction curdle into something closer to denial? When I interviewed President Biden in January, I…

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Learned Hand’s Spirit of Liberty

Judge Learned Hand.Photograph from Bettmann / GettyOn a spring Sunday, eighty years ago in Manhattan’s Central Park, a hundred and…

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This Is What the Twenty-fifth Amendment Was Designed For

In a live broadcast of “The Daily Show” immediately after the Presidential debate last week, the comedian Jon Stewart joked…

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The SCOTUS Immunity Ruling is a Victory for Donald Trump

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court, by a vote of 6–3, handed Donald Trump, who is under indictment in multiple…

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The Irresolvable Tragedy of the Karen Read Case

On the eve of a blizzard in January, 2022, Karen Read and her boyfriend, the Boston Police Department officer John…

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The Reckoning of Joe Biden

There is an immense bounty of bunk about the wisdom of age available to all of us who require it…

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Biden Gets Up After His Debate Meltdown

A little more than twelve hours after Joe Biden’s first debate of the 2024 campaign, he was due to speak…

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Some Faint and Likely Temporary Relief on Abortion Rights

Two years after the Supreme Court abolished the constitutional right to abortion, in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the…

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