The return of Bush v. Gore

Joseph R. Biden Jr. is now president-elect of the United States. Notwithstanding the many emotions that accompany this hard-fought revelation, the current occupant of the White House nevertheless (rather predictably) broke with the tradition of a concession speech, and instead signaled his intent to double down on his meritless claims of fraud in state and federal courts.

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It is clear that President Trump’s legal arguments of fraud are not supported by facts; it is safe to speculate that his convictions in these claims predicate partly on the political need to sensationalize and inflame public passion as support, and partly on…


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If you take me as anything remotely close to a fan of contemporary Chinese popular culture, you would be gravely mistaken. You will find that I concede to our protagonist today on many matters, including the ever-growing materialism and our society’s newfound obsession with vanity and a generational nonchalance to existing social mores. …

Tianyi Xu

Bowdoin College ’23. I write.

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