Michael Barone

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Michael Barone
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Bill de Blasio Is On the Way Out, But His Mindset Lingers
By Michael Barone
As his two terms as New York's mayor approach their end, and long after his presidential campaign ended with a ...
October 15, 2021
Both Parties' Ignorance of Electoral Reality Has Led To Our Present Discontents
By Michael Barone
Here's a jarring thought: Most political analysts, and most political strategists for our two political parties, have been operating off ...
October 08, 2021
Biden Policies Need Better Arguments Than 'Orange Man Bad'
By Michael Barone
"First you win the argument, then you win the vote." That advice from Margaret Thatcher has been ignored by President ...
October 01, 2021
Hillary Clinton Should Apologize for the Biggest Political Hoax Since Titus Oates
By Michael Barone
It's the biggest political hoax since Titus Oates's allegations of a "Popish Plot" to assassinate King Charles II in 1678. ...
September 24, 2021
California Voters Get What They Deserve
By Michael Barone
The nation's largest state has just voted in an election triggered by one of the nation's weirdest recall processes, and ...
September 17, 2021
The Feminization of America: What Will It Look Like?
By Michael Barone
Are we witnessing the feminization of America? And if so, is that a good or bad thing, or is it, ...
September 10, 2021
Joe Biden Is No Jimmy Carter
By Michael Barone
"The worst president since Jimmy Carter."You see a lot of that sort of thing if you regularly read conservative commentary, ...
September 03, 2021
A Tale of Two Airlifts
By Michael Barone
"This is now on track," said White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday, "to be the largest airlift in ...
August 27, 2021
Fiddling While Kabul Falls
By Michael Barone
Historians aren't actually sure that Nero caused or neglected a fire that consumed much of ancient Rome. Historians, however much ...
August 20, 2021
California Liberals Flunking First Test of Government
By Michael Barone
Will Gov. Gavin Newsom be the second Democratic California governor to be recalled and removed from office in this (or ...
August 13, 2021
The Manhattan Project's 'Martians' Didn't Look Like America
By Michael Barone
The Manhattan Project didn't look like America. Undertaken today, it would be criticized for failing to meet diversity and inclusion ...
August 06, 2021
Do We Have to Watch Their Wretched Movie All Over Again?
By Michael Barone
Why do I feel that I have seen this movie before?I would like to think that learning is cumulative. But ...
July 30, 2021
Speech Suppression Is Habit-Forming
By Michael Barone
Speech suppression is a habit that the Biden administration and its liberal supporters can't seem to break. Many staffers may ...
July 23, 2021
Joe Biden's Big Lie
By Michael Barone
Did you know that Black people are not going to be allowed to vote in America anymore? At least in ...
July 16, 2021
Both Parties Fail to Respond to Signals in the Political Marketplace
By Michael Barone
I like to apply free market analysis to American politics. Within established laws, politicians compete for votes and are rewarded ...
July 09, 2021
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