Magazine November 27, 2017, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ Bernie Sanders is shocked that the Democrats’ election was fixed. This would never happen under socialism.

‐ Democrat Ralph Northam shellacked Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia gubernatorial race. It’s not unusual that the party that doesn’t control the White House wins the governorship in Virginia, but the scale of Northam’s victory (9 points) and the Democratic wave in state legislative races, which appears to have erased what seemed to be a comfortable Republican majority in the House of Delegates, were remarkable. Gillespie tried to walk a tightrope, keeping President Trump himself at arm’s length while hitting some Trumpian notes

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Letters

The Many Names of the Entitlement State In “Cut the Payroll Tax” (October 16), James C. Capretta asserts: “Cutting it would encourage more people to join the labor force; it would ...
The Week

The Week

‐ Bernie Sanders is shocked that the Democrats’ election was fixed. This would never happen under socialism. ‐ Democrat Ralph Northam shellacked Republican Ed Gillespie in the Virginia gubernatorial race. It’s ...
Poetry

Poetry

PLEASANT BAY Because it rained all day, everyone grew sad. Those already sad grew sadder. The cupped blossoms of the wild strawberries broadcast through the fields drained as quickly as they filled, while we were filled ...