Magazine July 30, 2018, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• The Chinese cat that accurately predicted World Cup matches died suddenly. But are they sure it isn’t just flopping?

• Max Boot, historian and columnist, joins George Will, columnist extraordinaire, in the ranks of those whose disdain for President Trump attaches to the party he leads. “Like postwar Germany and Japan,” Boot writes, “the Republican Party must be destroyed before it can be rebuilt.” This view is ahistorical, in that major parties are here to stay (the last one to disappear was the Whigs, 160-plus years ago). So what Boot wants practically is an eclipse, initiated by a Democratic takeover

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Charles J. Sykes reviews The Fall of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics, by Dan Kaufman.

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