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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.

What the woke revolution is — and isn't
A stamp.
Opinion

What the woke revolution is — and isn't

Will the GOP's culture war gambit blow up in its face?
An elephant.
Opinion

Will the GOP's culture war gambit blow up in its face?

The revealing showdown on voting rights
Cannons.
Opinion

The revealing showdown on voting rights

Politics needs fiscal constraints
The Capitol building.
Opinion

Politics needs fiscal constraints

What Republicans talk about when they talk about the 'working class'
The working class.
Opinion

What Republicans talk about when they talk about the 'working class'

The lost art of being reasonable
Freedom of Speech.
Opinion

The lost art of being reasonable

Trump still has the Republican Party by the throat
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump still has the Republican Party by the throat

Josh Hawley, Senator No
Josh Hawley.
Opinion

Josh Hawley, Senator No

Why Americans are essentially conservative
American Gothic.
Opinion

Why Americans are essentially conservative

America's maddeningly inept vaccine rollout
A vaccination site.
Analysis

America's maddeningly inept vaccine rollout

The chilling tributes to Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh.
Opinion

The chilling tributes to Rush Limbaugh

Trump comes out of hiding
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump comes out of hiding

Trump will be convicted by history, right?
The Capitol riot.
Opinion

Trump will be convicted by history, right?

It is both right and foolish to try Trump
The Capitol building.
Opinion

It is both right and foolish to try Trump

Cancel the Classics?
Socrates.
Opinion

Cancel the Classics?

How politics became a battle for your attention
The Capitol building.
Opinion

How politics became a battle for your attention

Marjorie Taylor Greene is getting exactly what she wants
Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Opinion

Marjorie Taylor Greene is getting exactly what she wants

America's overreaction syndrome
The Capitol building.
Opinion

America's overreaction syndrome

Liberal democracy's Achilles Heel
A foot.
Opinion

Liberal democracy's Achilles Heel

The left's fake Senate majority
A donkey.
Opinion

The left's fake Senate majority

The media has to do better than this
President Biden.
Opinion

The media has to do better than this

The anxiety of hope
President Biden and Jill Biden.
Opinion

The anxiety of hope

Joe Biden needs to get real
President Biden.
Opinion

Joe Biden needs to get real

The most alarming thing about the Trump presidency
President Trump.
Opinion

The most alarming thing about the Trump presidency

The worst-case scenario for America's immediate future
Civil war.
Opinion

The worst-case scenario for America's immediate future

America's rendezvous with reality
A Trump supporter.
Opinion

America's rendezvous with reality

Can Trump's revolutionary faction be contained?
A Trump supporter.
Opinion

Can Trump's revolutionary faction be contained?

The bloody power of symbolic gestures
The Capitol building.
Opinion

The bloody power of symbolic gestures

The Tom Cotton gambit to win the Republican future
Tom Cotton.
Opinion

The Tom Cotton gambit to win the Republican future

Are we witnessing the fall of the United States?
An American flag.
Opinion

Are we witnessing the fall of the United States?

What I got wrong in 2020
President Trump Anthony Fauci Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg.
Feature

What I got wrong in 2020

Trump fails to redraw politics' battle lines
Battle lines at the Capitol.
Analysis

Trump fails to redraw politics' battle lines

Our pandemic half-lives
A house.
Opinion

Our pandemic half-lives

Phoebe Bridgers' Punisher was the best album of 2020
Phoebe Bridgers.
Feature

Phoebe Bridgers' Punisher was the best album of 2020

The anti-social media
The Twitter logo.
Feature

The anti-social media

How we get to civil war
Dynamite.
Opinion

How we get to civil war