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Matt Purple is the online editor of The Spectator’s World edition.
You don’t mess with the people who grow your food
By Matt Purple
As a recession looms, he signs off on more tax hikes and fees for frackers
Hunting for evidence of Republican authoritarianism in the Magic Kingdom
Defiance of pointy-headed authority is in America’s very marrow
Choking a Secret Service agent? Possible perjury? Reality is channeling ‘24’
Tell your viewers conservatives are Neanderthals and they just might get complacent
On a beautiful day in Washington, the Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade
How can he hope to make himself heard over Trump and DeSantis?
It’s a richer time in your life, when you find fulfillment in the mundane
Movies and video games didn’t cause Uvalde but the questions don’t end there
When everything is collapsing, you hit the road
Behind all the guns lurks a post-Covid nihilism that may be difficult to cure
The New York Times says America’s battles are spreading to other countries
The Democrats’ abortion bill is unlike anything America has ever seen
America is stuck in the past, just not in the way pro-choicers think
How MSNBC accidentally killed Roe
How Jon Stewart killed comedy
The left’s Nicene Creed
Joe Biden’s history tour from hell
Our Handmaid’s Tale hysteria
Our puritanical left-wing elect
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