Tevi Troy
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Conservative and single? Sorry, not interested

August 18, 2022  •  The Washington Examiner

A group of former Trump aides is releasing a new invite-only conservative dating app called "The Right Stuff," backed by tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel. The app, launching this September, is pitching itself as being "all about getting into the right dating pool, with people who share the same values and beliefs as you." The nation has long been subdividing into narrower and narrower bands, but a conservatives-only dating app seems like it is taking our divisions to a whole new level. This raises the question: Is such a service development necessary?

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David McCullough, 1933-2022

August 11, 2022  •  The Washington Examiner

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough, who died last week at 89, was the preeminent historian of his generation. McCullough wrote 12 widely read books but wisely avoided a university affiliation, which is one reason his writing was so lively. Although he wrote books on a wide variety of subjects, almost always in the realm of American history, he was and will be forever known for his link to the American presidency.

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Biden faces a mutiny

July 21, 2022  •  The Washington Examiner

A shadow primary is developing among Democratic politicians concerned about President Joe Biden's prospects for winning a second term and interested in running for the top job themselves. This shadow primary is fueled by a wave of articles in the legacy media questioning Biden's leadership, age, and cognitive abilities. Recent stories in CNN and the Washington Post have blistered Biden on these fronts. And a recent poll revealed that a majority of people do not want Biden to run again.

But that wasn't the news. What was surprising was that a majority of Democrats do not want him to do so either, including a staggering 94% of Democratic respondents under the age of 30.

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30 Years Ago, Liberal Icon Barbara Jordan Denounced Political Correctness

July 13, 2022  •  Discourse

July 13 marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most important and, sadly, most forgotten political speeches in recent history. On this day in 1992, Barbara Jordan, pioneering feminist and liberal icon, ascended to the podium of the Democratic National Convention to deliver a keynote address in which she denounced political correctness as contrary to the ways of America.

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Are We Losing Our Democracy?

July 6, 2022  •  Moment

Are we losing our democracy?

No. Every generation faces challenges, and we certainly have our share of them. But this is the best system in the world. I wouldn't move to any other country, and people still look to America as a beacon of democracy. People are too quick to bemoan the end of civilization when it's not happening.

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Cover of Shall We Wake the President? Cover of What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted Cover of Intellectuals and the American Presidency

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