Magazine November 30, 2020, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• We were sort of expecting Cal Cunningham to make his concession on Match.com.

• Has anyone who pronounced himself “humbled” after winning an election actually been? Perhaps not. But there is a measure of humility in thinking it necessary to say so, and so it was nice to hear Joe Biden recite the formula after several news outlets announced their judgment that he will have a majority of the Electoral College. The theme of his remarks: “This is the time to heal in America.” He reiterated his pledge “to work as hard for those who didn’t vote for me as for

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