September 11, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Sheep-drench grifters, the Texas overstep, white minority tipping point, enshrining abortion, plus John Stoehr’s week

The weekend edition of the Editorial Board!

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Welcome to the weekend edition of the Editorial Board, where you will find a roundup of everything produced over the last week by our amazing stable of writers.

This week featured me, too. Here’s what you may have missed. (Reminder: I send my stuff out every weekday around lunchtime. There is no paywall for my stuff. This is an effort by the Editorial Board to rebuild the public square and the common good. Contributions to the Editorial Board from other writers are behind a pay wall.)

• September 10, 2021
With a mandate affecting 100 million workers, Biden becomes a good ‘law and order’ president Read more

• September 9, 2021
No, Roe’s imminent demise won’t drive conservative white women away from the Republican Party Read more

• September 8, 2021
When Republicans talk about the ‘real America,’ they are not talking about the real America. ‘Real America’ is anti-American Read more

• September 7, 2021
The vaccine debate keeps denying the moral agency of people who refuse vaccinations Read more


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Here’s the weekend edition …

September 10, 2021

Mia Brett: Democrats in the Congress should enshrine abortion into law with even stronger protections

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September 9, 2021

Rod Graham: The closer we get to the minority-majority tipping point, the more the Republicans are going to inflame white racism

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September 9, 2021

Claire Bond Potter: The Republican Party overplayed its hand in Texas

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September 8, 2021

Lindsay Beyerstein: For members of Team Horse Paste, the fear is crossing the line from ‘bold independent thinker’ to ‘utter crackpot’

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John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition. Find him @johnastoehr.

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