International Monitors Found No Fraud in US Election

Nov 26, 2020

This month’s election was no doubt the most dramatic in recent US history. Given the highly bipartisan political atmosphere, at 67%, voter turnout was the highest since 1900. Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there were 20% fewer polling stations open across the country. An unprecedented 65...

The Low Expectations of Biden’s High-Mindedness
Nov 26, 2020

The Low Expectations of Biden’s High-Mindedness

The Rapid Growth of Emmanuel Macron’s Authoritarianism
Nov 25, 2020

The Rapid Growth of Emmanuel Macron’s Authoritarianism

Donald Trump’s Treason Against the American People
Nov 23, 2020

Donald Trump’s Treason Against the American People

Can Joe Biden Rewrite the Rules of the Road?

Can Joe Biden Rewrite the Rules of the Road?

Nov 23, 2020

During his presidency, Donald Trump found a new way to keep the American public and its media alert. It was a kind of educational game called “Spot the Lie.” If the media had understood how the game worked, the nation and the world would have benefited. Instead, it tended to degenerate into a...

The Post-Election Art of Drawing Hasty Conclusions

The Post-Election Art of Drawing Hasty Conclusions

Nov 20, 2020

In a Fair Observer column this week analyzing the outcome of the 2020 US presidential election, Steve Westly echoes the tendentious conclusions of the establishment wing of the Democratic Party. Not only do they seek to place the blame for the ambiguous outcome of the election on the rhetoric of...

Will America Survive the Republican Zombie Apocalypse?

Will America Survive the Republican Zombie Apocalypse?

Nov 19, 2020

The 2017 film "Bushwick" begins like a lot of zombie flicks. An unsuspecting couple is walking through a subway station in the working-class neighborhood of Bushwick in Brooklyn. The station is eerily empty. They hear gunfire outside. The boyfriend goes out to investigate, and you know...

What the Democrats Need to Understand About America

What the Democrats Need to Understand About America

Nov 18, 2020

The most-watched election in the world is over, and the United States will have a new president. Democrats succeeded in removing Donald Trump from office — the first one-term president in nearly 30 years and the fourth in the last century — but the Republican Party won this election. Joe Biden...

Welcome to Joe Biden’s Socialist States of America

Welcome to Joe Biden’s Socialist States of America

Nov 18, 2020

One of the sillier notions advanced during this US presidential election campaign was that if Joe Biden were to win, he and his party would transform the United States into the promised land of socialism. I guess not even the Republican strategists who promoted this canard seriously believed it to...

Macron’s Problem With the News in English

Macron's Problem With the News in English

Nov 17, 2020

At some moment in the recent past, French President Emmanuel Macron assigned himself the mission to single-handedly reform Islam and imbue it with the Enlightenment values that made it possible for a lowly Rothschild banker to rise up to become the democratically elected pseudo-monarch of...

Welcome Back, America?

Welcome Back, America?

Nov 13, 2020

America may well be divided about Donald Trump, but the rest of the world isn’t. The soon-to-be-former president has gotten high marks in the Philippines and Israel, a passing grade in a couple of African countries and India, and dismal reviews pretty much everywhere else. US allies in...

Searching for the Soul of America

Searching for the Soul of America

Nov 13, 2020

The soul of America is a highly sought-after commodity these days. In their victory speeches, both President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris mentioned that they fought for the soul of America in the tightly-contested elections. Some 75 million people agreed, giving the...

Joe Biden’s Less Than “Triumphant” Victory

Joe Biden’s Less Than “Triumphant” Victory

Nov 11, 2020

A team of three New York Times reporters provided its verdict on the surreal election in which, after days of tabulation, the Democrat Joe Biden eventually emerged as the official winner. Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin and Katie Glueck described the outcome in these terms: “Mr. Biden stands...

America’s Moment of National Reckoning

America’s Moment of National Reckoning

Nov 10, 2020

America has just concluded a cataclysmic Election Day and its immediate aftermath. What was supposed to be our quadrennial celebration of democratic institutions is instead a reflection of what happens when unprincipled and corrupt leaders are given access to the national stage to promote...

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