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Scott Galupo

Contributing Writer

Scott Galupo is a freelance writer living in Virginia. In addition to The Week, he blogs for U.S. News and reviews live music for The Washington Post. He was formerly a senior contributor to the American Conservative and staff writer for The Washington Times. He was also an aide to Rep. John Boehner. He lives with his wife and two children and writes about politics to support his guitar habit.

The Fog of Trump is lifting
Donald Trump.
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The Fog of Trump is lifting

Republicans' deficit hypocrisy comes home to roost
An elephant.
Opinion

Republicans' deficit hypocrisy comes home to roost

Hey, Democrats: Awful Lindsey Graham is your friend
Lindsey Graham.
Opinion

Hey, Democrats: Awful Lindsey Graham is your friend

I was wrong about Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney.
Opinion

I was wrong about Mitt Romney

Trump knew it all along
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump knew it all along

What would make me vote Republican again
A GOP voter.
Opinion

What would make me vote Republican again

John Kelly should spill the beans
John Kelly and President Trump.
Opinion

John Kelly should spill the beans

What the midterms foretell
A fortune teller.
Analysis

What the midterms foretell

The lessons of Larry Hogan
Larry Hogan.
Analysis

The lessons of Larry Hogan

What Trump's immigration demagoguery reveals
President Trump.
Opinion

What Trump's immigration demagoguery reveals

What does Trump do all day?
President Trump.
Opinion

What does Trump do all day?

Brett Kavanaugh is a beer-drinking bro and a coastal elite
Brett Kavanaugh.
Opinion

Brett Kavanaugh is a beer-drinking bro and a coastal elite

A lifelong conservative's lament over the Kavanaugh affair
A campaign button.
Opinion

A lifelong conservative's lament over the Kavanaugh affair

Trump's twisted neo-aristocratism
President Trump.
Opinion

Trump's twisted neo-aristocratism

How losing the midterms could rescue Trump's presidency
President Trump.
Opinion

How losing the midterms could rescue Trump's presidency

The Trump administration's latest self-contradictory trolling
President Trump.
Opinion

The Trump administration's latest self-contradictory trolling

Reveal yourselves, Trump administration resisters
President Trump in a cabinet meeting.
Opinion

Reveal yourselves, Trump administration resisters

How MAGA ate my hometown
A MAGA hat on a map.
Opinion

How MAGA ate my hometown

Paul Ryan's retirement marks the end of the sunny conservative
Paul Ryan.
Opinion

Paul Ryan's retirement marks the end of the sunny conservative

In the 'grain glitch,' the GOP is reaping what it sowed
Republican House and Senate leaders.
Opinion

In the 'grain glitch,' the GOP is reaping what it sowed

Conor Lamb and the revenge of centrist Democrats
A Conor Lamb supporter.
Opinion

Conor Lamb and the revenge of centrist Democrats

Why is the GOP growing a spine over steel?
Paul Ryan and House Republicans.
Opinion

Why is the GOP growing a spine over steel?

China is gleefully trashing Western liberal democracy. It's nonsense.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump.
Opinion

China is gleefully trashing Western liberal democracy. It's nonsense.

Mitt Romney is already blowing it
Mitt Romney.
Opinion

Mitt Romney is already blowing it

The Trumpistas don't care about American democracy
Trumpist tribes.
Opinion

The Trumpistas don't care about American democracy

How the left's fevered speculation about Trump's mental health played right into his hands
President Donald Trump.
Opinion

How the left's fevered speculation about Trump's mental health played right into his hands

The incredible shrinking conservative conscience
Trump and the boys.
Opinion

The incredible shrinking conservative conscience

How Trump abandoned populism
President Donald Trump.
Opinion

How Trump abandoned populism

What Sunday School taught me about Trump
President Trump.
Opinion

What Sunday School taught me about Trump

Trump is right about Romney
Mitt Romney leaves Donald Trump at his New Jersey golf course in November 2016.
Opinion

Trump is right about Romney

Nancy Pelosi was right about ObamaCare. So was Ted Cruz.
President Obama kisses House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after signing the Affordable Health Care for America Act on March 23, 2010.
Analysis

Nancy Pelosi was right about ObamaCare. So was Ted Cruz.

The Keurig contretemps
Opinion

The Keurig contretemps

The lunacy of Republicans' post-bloodbath focus on tax cuts
Republicans and their taxes.
Opinion

The lunacy of Republicans' post-bloodbath focus on tax cuts

Why Republicans must abandon the Republican Party
Vice President Pence and Virginia's Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie.
Opinion

Why Republicans must abandon the Republican Party

The corruption of John Kelly
John Kelly.
Opinion

The corruption of John Kelly

The silver lining of Trump's rank cynicism
President Trump and Vice President Pence.
Opinion

The silver lining of Trump's rank cynicism