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Ukraine and its allies are not refighting World War II. Insisting on Russia’s total defeat is a fine negotiating position but not a realistic aim.
No president has been less popular at 500 days in office. That’s a bad omen for Democratic midterm election prospects, but not necessarily for 2024.
Appropriating the windfall-tax proposal has all the subtlety of a desperate chess move. The arithmetic will come back to haunt the Tories.