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Matthew Walther

National Correspondent

Matthew Walther is a national correspondent at The Week. His work has also appeared in First Things, The Spectator of London, The Catholic Herald, National Review, and other publications. He is currently writing a biography of the Rev. Montague Summers. He is also a Robert Novak Journalism Fellow.

The Chauvin verdict should be celebrated
People reacting to the Chauvin verdict.
Opinion

The Chauvin verdict should be celebrated

What is opinion journalism?
A typewriter.
Opinion

What is opinion journalism?

An eyewitness account of atrocities in Tigray
Tigray people.
Feature

An eyewitness account of atrocities in Tigray

How to read Proust
In Search of Lost Time.
Feature

How to read Proust

The MC Hammer school of philosophy
MC Hammer.
break it down

The MC Hammer school of philosophy

How Rush Limbaugh created modern politics
Rush Limbaugh.
Opinion

How Rush Limbaugh created modern politics

Biden's Dennis Green presidency
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden's Dennis Green presidency

Disasters are not partisan
Texas.
Opinion

Disasters are not partisan

On sitting out the new culture wars
Walking away from anger.
Opinion

On sitting out the new culture wars

Trump is acquitted but the Senate convicts itself
Donald Trump.
Opinion

Trump is acquitted but the Senate convicts itself

The NeverTrump third party delusion
The GOP logo.
Opinion

The NeverTrump third party delusion

The most important person in the impeachment trial is missing. It isn't Trump.
John Roberts.
Opinion

The most important person in the impeachment trial is missing. It isn't Trump.

Trump's dumbfounding defense
Bruce Castor.
Opinion

Trump's dumbfounding defense

A show trial with no reason to watch
Donald Trump.
Opinion

A show trial with no reason to watch

Pro-worker Republicans go missing
Marco Rubio and Josh Hawley.
Opinion

Pro-worker Republicans go missing

How the Super Bowl became 'hero ball'
Tom Brady.
Feature

How the Super Bowl became 'hero ball'

Mitt Romney's child benefit is a challenge to both parties
Mitt Romney.
Opinion

Mitt Romney's child benefit is a challenge to both parties

Weird and not so weird ways to save money
A house on a scale.
Opinion

Weird and not so weird ways to save money

The joy of a long Christmas
Candles and Christmas trees.
Feature

The joy of a long Christmas

Rise of the Barstool conservatives
Dave Portnoy.
Opinion

Rise of the Barstool conservatives

How GameStop explains right-wing populism
A hat.
Opinion

How GameStop explains right-wing populism

American carnage rages on
America.
Opinion

American carnage rages on

Mitch McConnell is the GOAT
Mitch McConnell.
Opinion

Mitch McConnell is the GOAT

Biden's reverse triangulation
President Biden.
Opinion

Biden's reverse triangulation

The transcendent Hank Aaron
Feature

The transcendent Hank Aaron

Biden's opportunity in Ethiopia
President Biden and Ethiopian migrants.
Opinion

Biden's opportunity in Ethiopia

Joe Biden's inaugural address was painfully normal
President Biden.
Opinion

Joe Biden's inaugural address was painfully normal

Why Biden's bible is so big
President Biden.
biden inauguration

Why Biden's bible is so big

Trump's fascinating and bizarre final pardons
Trump in Washington
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Trump's fascinating and bizarre final pardons

The country Joe Biden is inheriting
America.
Opinion

The country Joe Biden is inheriting

What the Constitution really says about removal from office
President Trump.
Opinion

What the Constitution really says about removal from office

Where do riots come from?
The Capitol building.
Opinion

Where do riots come from?

Impeachment season is just beginning
The Capitol building and the White House.
Opinion

Impeachment season is just beginning

Slashing big tech's Gordian Knot
The Statue of Liberty.
Opinion

Slashing big tech's Gordian Knot

Impeachment and America's cult of punishment
President Trump.
Opinion

Impeachment and America's cult of punishment

Sympathy for Ashli Babbitt
A memorial.
Opinion

Sympathy for Ashli Babbitt