Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post

Marc A. Thiessen

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Recent articles by Marc:

Mail-in voting could accidentally disenfranchise millions of voters

The 2020 Democratic primaries should serve as a cautionary tale. → Read More

On unemployment, Pelosi cares more about a win than the American people

A stalemate over unemployment insurance benefits Democrats politically but is the worst possible scenario for the American people. → Read More

Schools aren’t that risky, and teachers are essential workers. We must reopen.

Many Americans are giving teachers more credit than they give themselves. → Read More

The fight for civil rights isn’t a rejection of America’s founding. John Lewis knew that.

We can't advance the cause of racial justice by tearing the "American House" down. → Read More

MAGA masks would protect the country — and win Trump a second term

If Trump supporters want to defy the establishment, they shouldn't go mask-less. → Read More

Trump needs to stop making fun of Joe Biden’s mental lapses

In lowering expectations for the former vice president, Trump is doing the opposite of what successful candidates do. → Read More

Maybe Trump shouldn’t save the Democrat-run cities besieged by violence

Trump declared that enough is enough and that he and Attorney General William P. Barr will soon be unveiling a plan to “to straighten things out.” → Read More

Trump confirms, in an interview, a U.S. cyberattack on Russia

It turns out the president did have a plan for combating Russia after all. → Read More

Trump interview on Confederate statues, renaming military bases and 'cancel culture'

The president speaks on Confederate monuments, cancel culture and his critics in the media. → Read More

The media’s mischaracterization of Trump’s Mount Rushmore speech is not an anomaly

Today's iconoclasm is rooted in a broader movement that seeks to cancel and discredit the American founding. → Read More

Trump’s rhetoric is driving away suburban swing voters. He needs them to win.

To win in November, the president can’t rely solely on the enthusiasm of his base. → Read More

Democrats’ shameful vote against Tim Scott’s police reform bill

Democrats were not interested in compromise. Scott says his Democratic colleagues told him “we’re not here to talk about that” and “walked out.” → Read More

What the outrage over Trump’s tough talk gets wrong

Why is it that so many in Washington are more outraged with President Trump’s tough talk on the riots plaguing our cities than they are with the riots themselves? → Read More

SpaceX’s success is one small step for man, one giant leap for capitalism

While some push for socialism on Earth, the private sector is revolutionizing space exploration. → Read More

Trump’s concern about mail-in ballots is completely legitimate

Before the issue became a partisan litmus test, both sides agreed absentee balloting is easier to abuse. → Read More

The covid-19 lockdown has served its purpose. It’s time to end it.

The costs are not just in lost jobs, but in lost lives. → Read More

China is using covid-19 to throttle Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement

Beijing is attempting to take advantage of the lockdown. → Read More

Stacey Abrams is the Democrats’ Sarah Palin

Presidential readiness will be more important for Joe Biden’s running mate than for any other vice-presidential pick in modern times. → Read More

Someone committed a crime in the Michael Flynn case. It wasn’t him.

The crime of leaking the details about Flynn and Sergey Kislyak’s call could only have been committed by a small universe of people. → Read More

The pandemic will fuel the populism that sent Trump to the White House

When the after-action reports for this pandemic are written, the elites are not going to come out looking very good. → Read More