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Need to Know: The Agony of the GOP

Mona and Jay consider Donald Trump’s staying power, Hillary’s Benghazi testimony and her playing the gender card against Bernie Sanders, Caitlyn Jenner’s unusual honor, and the Great Beacon Panic of October 2015. Discuss this podcast at Ricochet.

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The Democrats Made Two Joe Biden Miscalculations

I think it's safe to say that there are many, many progressive Democrats who are more than a little surprised -- and a lot chagrined -- at Joe Biden's polling dominance. Look at FiveThirtyEight's polling roundup. Aside from a few high and low outliers, he leads the race by a solid 20 points (at least). Even ... Read More

Our Modern Satyricon

Sometime around a.d. 60, in the age of Emperor Nero, a Roman court insider named Gaius Petronius wrote a satirical Latin novel, The Satyricon, about moral corruption in Imperial Rome. The novel’s general landscape was Rome’s transition from an agrarian republic to a globalized multicultural ... Read More