Magazine July 27, 2020, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

We’d open this issue with a really funny joke if it hadn’t already been canceled.

The people in Seattle who want to abolish the police succeeded in doing so, if only for a few blocks occupied by a left-wing militia in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. That turned into a festival of violence and abuse, including shootings — and murder — of children. And so the police were called in to restore order. Here endeth the lesson.

 Trump gave a Fourth of July speech at Mount Rushmore that extolled the Founders, and it got panned in the press. Even though

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