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Past articles by David:

Is Ron DeSantis Flaming Out Already?

The Florida governor has a plan to win the Fox News primary—and lose everything else. → Read More

What If the U.S. Hadn’t Invaded Iraq in 2003?

The U.S.-led invasion was a grave and costly error. But 20 years on, another assessment is possible. → Read More

How Biden Successfully Baited Congressional Republicans

The old man has learned some new tricks. → Read More

No Tears for Kevin McCarthy

It would be better for everyone if his candidacy for House speaker failed. → Read More

Zelensky Recalled Us to Ourselves

He came to thank the U.S. for supporting Ukraine. It is Americans who should thank him. → Read More

The Buck Passing on Trump’s Lawlessness Stops Here

Every effort to hold Donald Trump accountable has been thwarted by those who made it someone else’s job. Not any more. → Read More

Another Flop From GOP Productions

The coming House hearings on Hunter Biden will be a repeat dose of Whitewater delusion: a Republican circus act that won’t impress voters. → Read More

Trump’s Running, and Republicans Have Only Themselves to Blame

There is no coward’s way out of the dilemma facing the GOP. → Read More

The Midterms Message for Republicans

Voters to GOP: We don’t like your MAGA candidates and their agenda. → Read More

Thinking About Life After Twitter

Whatever Elon Musk does, users will be implicated in what happens to the site. That’s a responsibility we all have to take seriously. → Read More

Yes, Elections Have Consequences

And today’s voters hold America’s entire future in their hands. → Read More

The New History Wars

Inside the strife set off by an essay from the president of the American Historical Association → Read More

Only the GOP Celebrates Political Violence

Both parties suffer partisan bloodshed. One glorifies it. → Read More

Ron DeSantis Can’t Troll His Way Into the White House

The Florida governor’s cruel stunt will collide with the serious real-world problem of immigration. → Read More

Who Benefits When Western Museums Return Looted Art?

The repatriation of stolen objects has become a ritual of self-purification through purgation—but who it really serves is less clear than it might seem. → Read More

Trump Puts Himself on the Ballot Again

And Republican Party leaders have to pretend to like it. → Read More

The Rising Cost of Republicans’ Investment in Trump

GOP voters may be angry about Biden’s student-debt bailout, but the political bargain their party leaders made is the underlying problem. → Read More

Trump’s America First Speech Revealed a Plan for Power

If he gets in next time, he won’t be dislodged by any means. → Read More

Kevin McCarthy, Have You No Sense of Decency?

If, after the latest January 6 hearing, House Republicans persist in their policy of pro-Trump cover-up, American democracy is in dire peril. → Read More

Roe Is the New Prohibition

The pro-life movement needs to know that such culture wars result not in outright victory for one side but in reaction and compromise. → Read More