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The Speaker’s Death By A Thousand Snips And Cuts

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Why bother with a column about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to a San Francisco hair salon earlier this week – an appointment that caused political embarrassment for America’s highest elected Democrat as a surveillance camera caught her violating, at the time, at least two local ordinances (getting her hair done indoors and not wearing a mask)?


Victor Davis Hanson Says Joe Biden Is Beholden To His Socialist Supporters

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Yahoo
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses how Joe Biden has put himself in a socialist straight jacket based on the his polices and the reality of implementing them.


Biden Is A Prisoner Of His Own Paradoxes

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Daily Caller
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Joe Biden and his handlers know that he should be out and about, weighing in daily on the issues of the campaign.


The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast: Biden, In Sorta Trouble

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses silence about violence, Joe Biden’s trip to Pittsburgh, Donald Trump’s trip to Wisconsin, Portland madness, British SJWs shocked by Rule Britannia, and internal tensions among Red China’s leaders.


Biden May Lose The Moderates

by Kevin Hassettvia National Review
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

They see a red flag in his threat to end the filibuster if the Republicans are too ‘obstreperous.’


Area 45: President (Yes, President) Pelosi?

interview with John Yoovia Area 45
Monday, August 31, 2020

A contentious presidential election and an indecisive Congress paves the way for the next president. 

Election 2020: A Breakdown Of California’s 12 Ballot Propositions

quoting Bill Whalenvia Mercury News
Sunday, August 30, 2020

Election Day is just two months away. And while the presidential race between Donald Trump and Joe Biden — featuring California’s own Sen. Kamala Harris as the Democrats’ VP nominee — is the main attraction, voters have plenty of weighty issues to decide in November.


Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Friday, August 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the presidential race and what each candidate has to offer.


RNC Was Upbeat, DNC Sounded Worried Over Voter Turnout: Victor Davis Hanson

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox Business
Friday, August 28, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson compares the speeches delivered at Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention. Hanson later talks about how Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden can no longer hide in his basement.


The President’s Acceptance Speech: Trump Fatigue Vs. P.C. Fatigue

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Friday, August 28, 2020

I’ll admit: in the hours leading up to President Trump’s convention acceptance speech, I kept waiting for a change in plans: Trump forsaking the South Lawn of the White House in order to mingle with regular folks somewhere in Middle America.



decision 2020

The purpose of this portal is to host articles and provide links to content written by Hoover fellows that pertain to the prominent ideas of the 2020 presidential election.

Specifically, it will focus on the most recent polling data and the topics that have dominated discussion during this election season. This portal will be a central location for anyone who wants to look into specific policy options, providing Hoover research articles on the issues that matter most.