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WASHINGTON • October 12, 2021
Covid, Critical Race Theory, and Virginia’s Biden Blues
The Virginia gubernatorial race is always a fetish for politicos—an off-year Rorschach test and harbinger of the general mood two years before Iowa. And this year’s iteration is both tamer than ever (a contest between two rich white guy dads) and yet more indicative than ever of what wins in politics in our post-Trump (or is it pre-Trump?) age.
WASHINGTON • September 14, 2021
The D.C. Media Comes for Biden
A post-Labor Day narrative has taken hold in the mainstream media: Biden the old-timer, now hobbled by his first crisis, is outmatched by today’s world and running out of time to be a consequential president.
PUCK • September 12, 2021
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WASHINGTON • August 23, 2021
Gavin Newsom Is in Trouble. Could He Take Biden with Him?
After four years of exhausting Trump panic, Democrats are going to have to find a way to galvanize millions of voters once again—all to save a politician that not many people cared about in the first place.
WASHINGTON • August 12, 2021
Farewell to the Cuomo Pandemic
Andrew Cuomo was seen as a master of the inside game. But the mythology of his power was always disproportionate with reality.
WASHINGTON • August 5, 2021
What Jen Psaki Really Thinks About the Media
The White House press secretary discusses Biden's beef with Facebook, how the media changed during the Trump years, and why Democrats should talk to Fox News.