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Matt Margolis: Joe Biden Needs to Stop Using His Late Son to Avoid Criticism. “This is hardly a new strategy for Biden. In fact, throughout the campaign, Biden would reference his late wife and infant daughter, as well as Beau’s death from cancer, to maximum political advantage.”

Bryan Preston: Austin Soccer Fans and the Club Deliver a Stirring and Patriotic National Anthem. “At the lines ‘rockets red glare, the bombs bursting in air’ fireworks blasted from black boxes on the pitch up into the dusky sky. It was a welcome, fiery surprise. When the anthem was over the stadium erupted in cheers.”

Yours Truly: Code Pink Goes All Red Defending Tiny Little Communist China Against Imperial Taiwan. “Was Xi Jinping given a pass at the final edit of Code Pink’s press release?”