Magazine January 25, 2021, Issue


A poll-watcher observes the counting of ballots in Pittsburgh, November, 6, 2020. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Disagreement after Defeat

I agree with Rich Lowry and Ramesh Ponnuru (“Disgrace after Defeat,” December 31, 2020): Trump has been Trumpian, and it will be good to see the White House rid of him. Unfortu­nately, in making their case, they adopt the legacy-media practice of ignoring relevant information that doesn’t support their opinion. Con­sider­ing that the following two articles by Andrew C. McCarthy (“The Courts Hold the Line”) and Dan McLaughlin (“‘It Must Have Been Stolen’”) just pile on more of the same, I would think National Review could find space for a few words underpinning an alternative view.

Joe Biden won

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Books, Arts & Manners


The Week

The Week

Republicans put up two weak candidates in a competitive state, and then discouraged their voters from showing up.

The Great Reset

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The Long View


Senator, please review this and note changes, thanks — fundraising letter needs to drop tomorrow PM!!!!


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