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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.

Why Trump failed
President Trump surrounded by his supporters.
Opinion

Why Trump failed

Biden's triumph of circumstances
Joe Biden.
Opinion

Biden's triumph of circumstances

Trump doesn't have it in him
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump doesn't have it in him

Trump signals defeat
President Trump.
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Trump signals defeat

Oregon legalizes self-destruction
The Oregon flag.
Opinion

Oregon legalizes self-destruction

Incompetence and hysteria are the American way
Uncle Sam.
Opinion

Incompetence and hysteria are the American way

Trump hands the media the next Russiagate
Trump speaking.
Opinion

Trump hands the media the next Russiagate

Biden jumps the gun
Joe Biden.
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Biden jumps the gun

Why Trump defied expectations in Florida
A Trump supporter.
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Why Trump defied expectations in Florida

Why I am a political atheist
A voting sticker on the ground
Opinion

Why I am a political atheist

Who will win the Senate?
The Capitol building.
Opinion

Who will win the Senate?

How the liberal consensus exercises its power
The New York Times.
Opinion

How the liberal consensus exercises its power

What a second Trump term would look like
President Trump.
Opinion

What a second Trump term would look like

Why Trump's re-election still seems likely
President Trump.
Opinion

Why Trump's re-election still seems likely

Middle-finger voting is driving the entire country mad
A middle finger.
Opinion

Middle-finger voting is driving the entire country mad

Republicans are thrilled to lose
President Trump and Mitch McConnell.
Opinion

Republicans are thrilled to lose

Who won the final 2020 debate? Call it a draw.
Trump and Biden.
Analysis

Who won the final 2020 debate? Call it a draw.

Men, this should be so easy
Jeffrey Toobin.
Opinion

Men, this should be so easy

How the media created Teflon Joe
Joe Biden.
Opinion

How the media created Teflon Joe

Why QAnon will outlive Trump
President Trump.
Opinion

Why QAnon will outlive Trump

What happened to third party candidates?
Lawn signs.
Analysis

What happened to third party candidates?

The town halls weren't a debate — but Trump still won
President Trump and Joe Biden.
Opinion

The town halls weren't a debate — but Trump still won

Twitter's election meddling
The Twitter logo.
Opinion

Twitter's election meddling

Will there be another Trump surprise in Michigan?
President Trump.
Opinion

Will there be another Trump surprise in Michigan?

The Democrats' desperate SCOTUS scaremongering
Amy Coney Barrett.
Opinion

The Democrats' desperate SCOTUS scaremongering

Why would someone plan to abduct the governor of Michigan?
A militia member.
Opinion

Why would someone plan to abduct the governor of Michigan?

Mike Pence was the unlikely winner of the vice presidential debate
Mike Pence.
Opinion

Mike Pence was the unlikely winner of the vice presidential debate

The myth of Mike Pence's appeal
Mike Pence.
Opinion

The myth of Mike Pence's appeal

Trump is finally doubling down on COVID skepticism
President Trump.
Feature

Trump is finally doubling down on COVID skepticism

President Trump has COVID-19. What happens now?
Trump in Ohio
Opinion

President Trump has COVID-19. What happens now?

The caesarship of a fake empire
President Trump.
Opinion

The caesarship of a fake empire

Nominating Amy Coney Barrett is the best thing Trump has done in office
President Trump and Amy Coney Barrett.
Opinion

Nominating Amy Coney Barrett is the best thing Trump has done in office

The worst presidential debate of all time
President Trump and Joe Biden.
Opinion

The worst presidential debate of all time

Trump's long week
President Trump.
Feature

Trump's long week

Trump should try to buy the election
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump should try to buy the election

The idiosyncratic originalism of Amy Coney Barrett
Amy Coney Barrett.
Opinion

The idiosyncratic originalism of Amy Coney Barrett