The GOP Civil War in Georgia Will Test the Foundations of The Party

The Georgia Senate runoff races are in full swing and the stakes couldn’t be higher. The outcomes will determine who will control the Senate. The G.O.P. has wasted no time in trying to get out in front of Democrats, but another political enemy threatens Republican hopes in Georgia: Themselves.

Little Room to Build

In the November 3rd elections, a few vulnerable Republican Senators (Susan Collins, Thom Tillis, and Joni Earnst) were able to come out ahead unscathed, managing to win over moderate suburbia without losing the base of the party. …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy hangs in the balance. Here’s what comes next, and what we can do about it.

On Friday evening, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg succumbed to pancreatic cancer. What does her legacy teach us? What does the cruel politics of this historic moment mean for S.C.O.T.U.S. and the future of the country? And what can we do about it?

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Speaking Truth to Power in Law

Justice Ginsburg was a giant of the Supreme Court and she was a woman of historic proportions. You’ve probably heard the word “trailblazer” a lot in the news, and that’s because it’s a good word to use. She had spent her entire career advancing the cause for women’s rights and gender equality in many different capacities…

Are the Polls Missing Something They Missed in 2016?

The 2020 Republican National Convention painted a grim portrait of a desolate, crime-ridden wasteland should Democrats take the White House. Invoking “law and order,” Donald Trump transparently leans on Richard Nixon’s successful 1968 campaign strategy of weaponizing fear to turnout voters. But law and order isn’t the only tired Nixonian trope the President is banking on. The silent majority, used by Nixon to describe the Americans that were not anti-war demonstrators, was repurposed by the Trump campaign in 2016 to explain his low polling. Donald Trump’s surprise win suggests the polls missed something in 2016. …

What Dr. Fauci, Bill Gates, and the Deep State All Have In Common

As the US surpasses 150,000 COVID-19 related deaths, several conspiracies about the virus have emerged. Ranging from Bill Gates’ alleged depopulation plan to the CDC cooking the numbers to throw the President’s reelection, the river of various narratives, theories, and hot takes on the virus is wide. But there exists one common thread that weaves through them all.

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How We Got Here

To understand this common thread, let’s briefly go back to the beginning. The President made a series of choices that led to the U.S.’ failed response to the virus…

(And Why The GOP Can’t Stop The Bleeding)

While a trifecta of crises looms over him — a deadly virus ravaging the country, damming economic forecasts, and massive civil unrest sweeping the nation, Donald Trump is spiraling. As he descends, a question rises: Will the GOP go with him?

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Former VP Joe Biden leads Trump in polling by an average of 9 to 10 points nationally. Trump is behind in every swing state by an average of 6 points. And in states the President should have no problem with at this point, like Georgia and Texas, Biden is now competitive.

The President’s sinking electoral ship appears to be…

Ty Wycoff

Storytelling. Politics. Host of The Millennial’s Guide to This Historic Moment podcast - Listen here:

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