Blue States

Stephen Moore

Opinion: Who Really Shut Down Our Businesses and Schools? – Stephen Moore

A big issue that has emerged in the final days of the midterm election campaigns is the lockdowns of our schools and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The public saw with the abysmal test scores of our children the severe and lasting damage done. Voters are angry, and they should be. Lockdowns were a tragic

Michael Barone

Opinion: Fundamentals, from COVID to Crime, Favor Republicans – Michael Barone

If Democrats take a drubbing in the off-year elections — and it seems increasingly likely, but not certain, that they will — it will be because they lost their moorings when the country seemed to go crazy with excessive COVID closedowns and irrational obsessions about systemic racism. Schools were closed down despite the minuscule risk


EXPLAINER: Bused, flown migrants can live in US — for now – Associated Press

Photo: Immigrants gather with their belongings outside St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Wednesday Sept. 14, 2022, in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha’s Vineyard Republican governors have been sending more migrants released at the U.S. border with Mexico to Democratic strongholds, raising questions about their legal status, how they are lured on board buses and planes and the

Stephen Moore

Opinion: Why Is the Left Always So Deathly Afraid? – Stephen Moore

What is it about those on the Left of the political spectrum that they seem to not just live in perpetual fear of apocalypse and doom but they actually embrace it? It is their raison d’etre. Is there something in the collective psyche or the DNA of modern leftists that they crave fear? And doom?


Pro-Trump wins in blue states threaten GOP hopes in November – Associated Press

Photo: A bicyclist rides past a barn with political banner on it as the sun rises on primary election day, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Suffield, Conn. Republicans have found success in Democratic strongholds like Maryland and Massachusetts when they have fielded moderate candidates who could appeal to voters in both parties. With Democrats facing