Globe Opinion
 

January 22, 2021

 
 
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Trump could have left the White House with power and influence – but ruined it
 

PETE MAROVICH/The New York Times News Service

  Trump could have left the White House with power and influence – but ruined it
 

Robyn Urback

Despite losing the U.S. presidential election, Donald Trump could have left the White House a winner.
 
He earned the votes of a whopping 74 million Americans, who defied pollster predictions that President Joe Biden would win in a landslide. Mr. Trump made gains among Black and Latino voters (men, in particular), and managed to flip a number of blue counties red. And despite his unprecedented decision not to concede the night of the election (and for weeks thereafter), Mr. Trump still enjoyed the support of establishment Republicans, who similarly resisted acknowledging Mr. Biden’s win. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, for example, waited a full six weeks before recognizing Mr. Biden as the president-elect.
 
 
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Biden’s inauguration was meant to signal U.S. renewal. The world isn’t ready to believe it
 

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  Biden’s inauguration was meant to signal U.S. renewal. The world isn’t ready to believe it
 

Doug Saunders

 
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Why health care institutions need to build trust with the Black community in the fight against the pandemic
 

Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press

Why health care institutions need to build trust with the Black community in the fight against the pandemic
 

Bria Hamilton

 
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Family doctors are key to Canada’s vaccine rollout. We must include them in this vital process
 

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Family doctors are key to Canada’s vaccine rollout. We must include them in this vital process
 

Vincent Lam

 
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Keystone XL may be the end of Alberta’s risky investments
 

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  Keystone XL may be the end of Alberta’s risky investments
 

Kelly Cryderman

 
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Editorial cartoons
 
Editorial Cartoons for January, 2021
 

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Editorial Cartoons for January, 2021
 
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Globe editorial
 
The way Conservative MPs – not just their leader – ousted Derek Sloan shows the value of the Reform Act
 
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Letters to the editor
 
Jan. 22: ‘Jason Kenney should stop taking notes from the playbook of Donald Trump.’ Readers react as Joe Biden cancels Keystone XL, plus other letters to the editor
 

Todd Korol/The Canadian Press

Jan. 22: ‘Jason Kenney should stop taking notes from the playbook of Donald Trump.’ Readers react as Joe Biden cancels Keystone XL, plus other letters to the editor
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Performance review

Re Ontario Vaccine Task Force Member Resigns After Holiday Travel (Jan. 20): What really caught my attention was that this task force “was struck in early December.” December?! By then vaccines were already arriving, and planning should have been long finished.
 
 
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More columns from across The Globe
 
  Keystone is dead, and the remnants of NAFTA are Alberta’s best slim hope of getting its money back
 
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  A powerful moment for women as Kamala Harris becomes first female U.S. Vice President
 
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  Inauguration on TV: From farce to fun in four hours
 
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In case you missed it
 
On a broken country’s day of deliverance, Joe Biden arrives, right on time
 

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  On a broken country’s day of deliverance, Joe Biden arrives, right on time
 

Lawrence Martin

 
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