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Articles by Richard North Patterson (page 3)

January 26, 2021 5:30 am

The GOP’s ‘Pre-Fascist’ DNA

The term “fascist” is too often thrown around carelessly—but it can be helpful in explaining the direction of the Republican…
Richard North Patterson
January 20, 2021 3:37 pm

An Inaugural Address for America’s Defining Moment

President Biden speaks of an American story “of decency and dignity, love and healing, greatness and goodness.”
Richard North Patterson
January 12, 2021 2:00 pm

Joe Biden’s—and America’s—Precious Opportunity

For his policy agenda to go anywhere, he must find the economic and social sweet spot to hold together his…
Richard North Patterson
January 11, 2021 5:30 am

The Political Context of the Assault on the Capitol

Bonfires of grievance and dispossession in a country riven by alternate realities.
Richard North Patterson
January 4, 2021 5:30 am

Biden’s DOJ Must Investigate Trump’s Relationship to Russia

The pardons of Manafort, Stone, and Flynn fit into a long pattern of abuse and obstruction regarding Trump’s Russia connections.
Richard North Patterson
December 23, 2020 5:30 am

The Ghost of Conservatism Future

Should principled conservatives start a new party? Reform the GOP? Join with the Democrats?
Richard North Patterson
December 15, 2020 5:30 am

Biden Needs Party Unity—or Else

Here’s what squaring off against Mitch McConnell will look like.
Richard North Patterson
December 14, 2020 5:30 am

The Democrats’ Electoral Rubik’s Cube

Understanding the diverse coalition that Joe Biden must try to hold together.
Richard North Patterson
November 24, 2020 5:30 am

Trump’s GOP is Increasingly Racist and Authoritarian—and Here to Stay

Having already forsaken Republican principles and policies, his supporters are now willing to forsake reality, too.
Richard North Patterson
November 18, 2020 5:30 am

What a President Biden Could Do with a GOP-Controlled Senate

The art of the possible.
Richard North Patterson