The Sweep: Twitter Bots for Trump

Fake accounts can have real consequences.

Mind the Gap

The Republican primary may be decided by education.

Trump at CPAC: ‘I Alone Will Never Retreat’

Plus: Marianne Williamson launches a second presidential campaign, and Ohio’s GOP secretary of state mulls a U.S. Senate bid.

Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Slugfest

A state supreme court race will determine the ideological balance of the court, with ramifications for the next decade.

Our Best Stuff on Student Debt Relief, Ron DeSantis, and More

Plus, a false claim about Volodymyr Zelensky makes its way from Twitter to CPAC.

Being Is Not a Substitute for Doing

A plague of demosclerosis.

The Coming Decline of Fox News

Win or lose, Murdoch media will decline after the Dominion suit.

Stirewaltisms: The Space Between ‘Back the Blue’ and ‘Defund the Police’

How Republicans botched the issue of police brutality, and Democrats have botched the issue of crime.

‘Never’ Means Never

Yes, Trump is worse than DeSantis.

Ron DeSantis, Federalist?

Plus: How the Florida governor’s would-be opponents in the GOP presidential race are attacking him thus far.

Video: The Fox News/Dominion Lawsuit, 2024, and CPAC

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Send In the Clowns

CPAC is what you’d expect—with one curious exception.

The Sweep: Looking Out for No. 2

What to make of the early primary polling for 2024.

Dispatch Live for February 28

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Michigan Republicans Fear a Split Ahead of 2024

Kristina Karamo, elected chairman of the Michigan Republican Party, is at odds with the party establishment.

Why Reaganism Can Beat Trumpism in 2024

Haley and the rest of the field are making the same bet.