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Damon Linker

Senior correspondent

Damon Linker is a senior correspondent at TheWeek.com. He is also a former contributing editor at The New Republic and the author of The Theocons and The Religious Test.

A curtain falls
A stage.
Opinion

A curtain falls

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump loses his grip on a Trumpified GOP

Letter from a demoralized Pennsylvania voter
PA candidates.
Opinion

Letter from a demoralized Pennsylvania voter

Let people vent to SCOTUS on abortion
Brett Kavanaugh.
Opinion

Let people vent to SCOTUS on abortion

1 loose-lipped bureaucrat could start World War III
President Biden and Vladimir Putin.
Opinion

1 loose-lipped bureaucrat could start World War III

How Dems can make abortion a winning issue
Samuel Alito.
Opinion

How Dems can make abortion a winning issue

3 explosive effects of overturning Roe
The Supreme Court.
Opinion

3 explosive effects of overturning Roe

Ohio's GOP Senate primary showcases 2 flavors of Trump
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Ohio's GOP Senate primary showcases 2 flavors of Trump

Why Republicans cheered a GDP drop
President Biden.
Opinion

Why Republicans cheered a GDP drop

The 1 thing Biden got exactly right
President Biden.
Opinion

The 1 thing Biden got exactly right

Musk, Twitter, and digital power
Elon Musk.
Opinion

Musk, Twitter, and digital power

France's center holds. Can it last?
Emmanuel Macron.
Opinion

France's center holds. Can it last?

You can't beat muckrakers at their own game
A journalist.
Opinion

You can't beat muckrakers at their own game

The real reason Democrats face destruction
President Biden.
Opinion

The real reason Democrats face destruction

Democrats can win the culture war
Republican issues.
Opinion

Democrats can win the culture war

Enough with performative mask mandates!
The Philly Phanatic.
Opinion

Enough with performative mask mandates!

The problem with 'anyone but her' politics
Biden and Macron.
Opinion

The problem with 'anyone but her' politics

Will the far-right prevail in France this weekend?
Marine Le Pen.
Opinion

Will the far-right prevail in France this weekend?

The Trump circus, without the clown-in-chief
Marjorie Taylor Greene and Josh Hawley.
Opinion

The Trump circus, without the clown-in-chief

A lesson in Democracy from Hungary
Viktor Orban.
Opinion

A lesson in Democracy from Hungary

Dems fall into the culture trap — again
A donkey and an elephant.
Opinion

Dems fall into the culture trap — again

Is the Russia-Ukraine war a "clash of civilizations"?
Ukraine.
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Is the Russia-Ukraine war a "clash of civilizations"?

What stands between Russia, Ukraine, and peace?
Volodymyr Zelensky and Vladimir Putin.
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What stands between Russia, Ukraine, and peace?

Who's the real audience for Biden's new budget?
President Biden.
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Who's the real audience for Biden's new budget?

The right's class warrior shtick
Ginni Thomas.
Opinion

The right's class warrior shtick

How far to the right can Republicans go?
Voting.
Opinion

How far to the right can Republicans go?

What the 'new right' would do with power
The Capitol.
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What the 'new right' would do with power

When the latest COVID wave arrives, do nothing
A restaurant.
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When the latest COVID wave arrives, do nothing

A new big tent for antiliberal politics?
A laptop.
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A new big tent for antiliberal politics?

Ukraine unites hawks and their critics
A toy soldier.
Opinion

Ukraine unites hawks and their critics

You're wrong about who lives in America
A magnifying glass.
Opinion

You're wrong about who lives in America

Zelensky's speech was heart-rending
Nancy Pelosi and Volodymyr Zelensky.
Opinion

Zelensky's speech was heart-rending

What's behind conservative love letters to Ron DeSantis?
Ron DeSantis.
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What's behind conservative love letters to Ron DeSantis?

Fighting inflation could flatten the economy
President Biden.
Opinion

Fighting inflation could flatten the economy

How Reagan was more FDR than Trump
Reagan and Trump.
Opinion

How Reagan was more FDR than Trump

Putin's Plan B for Ukraine: A DMZ between East and West
Vladimir Putin.
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Putin's Plan B for Ukraine: A DMZ between East and West