The Discourse Report: April 27, 2021

The GOP's total disinterest in policy; Facebook's content moderation failures; Joe Manchin's quest to save the Democratic Party, and more

Arguments

The GOP

  • The New York Times dropped two pieces today on the GOP from authors broadly on the right side of the political spectrum. One is by Ross Douthat, the social conservative; the other is by Peter Suderman, a Reason libertarian.

  • Douthat’s piece is more prescriptive—it attempts to cast a winning vision for the future of the GOP, if only the par…

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