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  • Defending Bangladesh's Election February 23, 2019
    Tahseen Ali, RealClearPoliticsIt has become accepted wisdom that if a political party in a far-flung country wins an election overwhelmingly, the election must have been stolen. A healthy democracy should have competitive elections and governments that lack competition must be dictatorships.
  • Venezuela's Food Crisis Reaches a Breaking Point February 23, 2019
    Stephania Taladrid, The New YorkerMore than three million Venezuelans have fled the country in the years since the crisis began, and those who remain have seen their quality of life deteriorate to previously unthinkable levels.
  • Can Peer Pressure Defeat Trump in 2020? February 23, 2019
    Amy Chozick, New York TimesIn 2020, Democrats need millennials to turn out. Vote shaming apps can help.
  • Donald Trump, Gay-Rights Hero February 23, 2019
    Bruce Bawer, PJ MediaIn the days following the alleged attack on a previously obscure TV actor named Jussie Smollett in the early morning hours of January 29, politicians, journalists, and fellow entertainers lined up behind him.
  • Neomi Rao Won't Protect Rights of Women of Color February 23, 2019
    Howell & Choimorrow, The HillIn a sea of predominantly white male judicial nominees, Neomi Rao, President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, stands out as a rare woman of color.
  • Are Senate Democrats in the Grip of TDS? February 23, 2019
    Thomas Jipping, RealClearPoliticsHave you heard of Trump Derangement Syndrome, popularly known as TDS? Wikipedia defines it as an irrational response to President Trump’s statements or actions “with little regard to Trump’s actual position or action taken.” Senate Democrats’ opposition to Trump’s judicial nominees suggests that TDS might not only be real but also contagious.
  • Time for Democrats to Stare Down Trump's Red Scare February 23, 2019
    Ronald Klain, Washington PostIt's time for Democrats to stand up and stare down the great "red scare" of 2019: President Donald Trump's desperate effort to label Democrats "socialists" and the intraparty hand-wringing over whether Trump's attacks are working.
  • Trump Is Forcefully Confronting the Evils of Socialism February 23, 2019
    Andy Puzder, FOX NewsWith his stirring repudiation of socialism, both at home and abroad, President Trump is proving himself to be the very champion of liberty and freedom the world needs.
  • The Democrats Stole the Green Party's Best Idea February 23, 2019
    Emily Atkin, The New RepublicThe Green New Deal used to be the eco-socialist party's signature proposal. Now the Greens, without Jill Stein, are trying to find their voice.
  • Will Uighurs Upend Turkey-China Relations? February 23, 2019
    Semih Idiz, Al-MonitorAnkara's angry outburst over the alleged death of a renowned Uighur folk musician while in Chinese detention has exposed the weakness of Turkey's claims of defending the minority and its dire need to maintain good relations with Beijing.
  • America in Race Against China to Control Future of Tech February 23, 2019
    Newt Gingrich, FOX NewsChina and the West are locked in a struggle for control of the future of communication technology. If America doesn't take decisive action soon, we'll lose.
  • For 2020 Candidates, Smollett Story Shows 'Woke' Perils February 23, 2019
    Philip Wegmann, RCP
  • If Big Tech Can Censor Me, Think What It Can Do to You February 23, 2019
    Donald Trump Jr., RCPAnti-conservative censorship online has gone from bad to worse. As major social media platforms start to target me for censorship, I shudder to think what it that means for millions of other Americans, especially as we approach the 2020 presidential campaign.
  • The Grave Threats of White Supremacy February 23, 2019
    Thomas Cullen, New York TimesHate crimes are on the rise. Police and prosecutors need better tools to fight back.
  • Violent Racism Is Very Rare in the Modern USA February 23, 2019
    Wilfred Reilly, USA TodayIn writing a book about hate crime hoaxes, I found more than 400. Such frauds damage good race relations.

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