All posts by Matthew Reade

Hailing from Sacramento, California, Matthew Reade is an editor-in-chief emeritus of the Claremont Independent, an award-winning journal of campus news and political thought that has become one of the most influential and widely read campus publications in America. His writing has appeared in several national publications, including the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and American Greatness. A Koch Institute summer fellow, Mr. Reade researched housing and education policy for the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, before spending the fall of 2016 with the education policy team at the American Enterprise Institute. In 2018, Mr. Reade graduated from Pomona College, where he studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. He is currently a first-year student at the University of Chicago Law School.

Donald Trump at a campaign event in Charlotte on Wednesday. (Photo: Carlo Allegri/Reuters)

F.B.I. surprise shifts race toward Trump

But millions of Americans have already cast their ballots.

Photo: Evan Vucci/AP

Trump underperforming Romney in final stretch

To win, Trump needs a miracle—and a polling error of unprecedented proportions.

Photo: Reuters/Rick Wilking

Chat: The second debate and an ’05 tape

Trump improved, but is it enough to reverse his slide?

A peeling U.S. flag. Source: Flickr | Beverly & Pack

What is killing American politics?

The answer? Political polarization. But there is a cure.

Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

How Donald Trump can win the first debate

Easing doubts about his temperament should be his first priority.