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Workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a market in Bupyeong, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. South Korea reported another large jump in new virus cases Monday a day after the the president called for "unprecedented, powerful" steps to combat the outbreak that is increasingly confounding attempts to stop the spread. (Lee Jong-chul/Newsis via AP)

What effect will coronavirus have on the campaign?

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Baseball games played to empty stands — and not just at Marlins Park. Airlines largely grounded. Restaurants empty — though Grubhub deliveries are booming as hungry people fear leaving their homes. This is the summer that quite possibly awaits the United States should the coronavirus continue its seemingly inexorable march across the globe.

Democratic presidential candidate, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Bloomberg’s Las Vegas debate debut didn’t ‘get it done’

The only thing that can be said about former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first appearance with his fellow Democratic presidential candidates in Las Vegas Wednesday night was that Mike did not get it done, as his campaign ads promise he will if he becomes president.

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The far-left’s strategy to control your community

Why are wealthy left-wing donors across the country, the abortion industry and national gun-control groups more interested in your local school board and city council races than most of the people who live in your own town?

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Former Trump adviser Roger Stone is hoping the flashy headlines and political firestorm from his sentencing recommendation bring fresh scrutiny to allegations of political bias that his supporters raised in November. (Associated Press)

Justice gone wild

Hell hath no fury like a deep stater scorned. Anyone believing that losers in the campaign to take out President Trump would apologize or slink away is sadly deluded or comfortably stoned. Though the core of their strategy failed when the Senate acquitted the president of articles of impeachment, the president's enemies battle on to wound him by grinding up his associates while protecting their own.

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2020, file photo, a masked paramilitary policeman stands guard alone at a deserted Tiananmen Gate following the coronavirus outbreak, in Beijing. China on Wednesday, Feb. 19 said it has revoked the press credentials of three reporters for the U.S. newspaper Wall Street Journal over a headline for an opinion column deemed by the government to be racist and slanderous. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

China's war on freedom

Far be it for the Chinese Communist Party to understand the sanctified split between news and opinion that characterizes most American newspapers, including this one. At most newspapers, reporters strive to report objectively; opinion writers like ourselves are granted a bit more leeway to editorialize. (Some readers may not notice this spirit of objective news is not always rigorously upheld by the likes of The New York Times.) Ideally, news and opinion are wholly independent departments, staffed by discrete groups of writers and editors.

Haven't heard last of Hillary

For love of God and country, do not be fooled by the demise of the Democrats, their squad of far-left decoys and diversions over the past three years, or the silly notion that Bill and Hillary Clinton are not conniving for the White House again in 2020.

A satiric carnival float depicting the Brexit and British members of Parliament as skeletons, is watched by revellers during a preview in a hall in Cologne, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. The traditional carnival parades on Rosemonday make fun of politics and are watched by hundreds of thousands in the streets of Cologne, Duesseldorf and Mainz. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Doomsday predictions on Brexit were wrong

Since the Brexit vote in June 2016 there has been a lot of hand wringing around the world -- mostly from globalist liberals. For the past 30 months we've been told that exiting the EU will destroy Britain's economy.

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone is hoping the flashy headlines and political firestorm from his sentencing recommendation bring fresh scrutiny to allegations of political bias that his supporters raised in November. (Associated Press)

The curious case of Roger Stone

Roger Stone is a gifted political consultant known for going the distance for his clients. He has worked for such marquee names as Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Tom Kean and Donald Trump In that process, he has made enemies, some of whom have sought to destroy him.

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BOOK REVIEW: 'Saving Israel'

Israel has one of the world's most advanced and lethal air forces. In November 1947, however, when the United Nations General Assembly voted to partition historical Palestine into a Jewish and an Arab state, thereby ending the British Mandate in Palestine, the Jewish community's defense forces had ground troops but no air force.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Democrats panic that Bernie Sanders is back

Bernie Sanders may be irascible but he's real; he may be off-putting but he's not without purpose; he clearly has full-throated spleen for corruption and greed in the private sector, but also a full-spirited passion for the plight of the downcast and the down-trodden.

Hillary Clinton attends the premiere of "Hillary" at The Ray Theatre during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

Democratic whining and identity politics

In this season of election primaries, Democratic women who are running for president have been complaining in this 21st century of racism and sexism hampering their bids for the highest office in the land.