Elle Reynolds
Elle Reynolds
Elle Reynolds

Elle Reynolds is an intern at the Federalist, and a senior at Patrick Henry College studying government and journalism. You can follow her work on Twitter at @_etreynolds.

Parents, Teachers Fight Virginia School Board’s Attempt To Ban Discussion Of ‘White Privilege’

A policy proposed by the Loudoun County School Board would keep teachers from challenging the board’s positions on racial equity and sexual orientation, even in teachers’ private lives.

Blue Checkmarks Are Hurling Insanely Racist Remarks At Gal Gadot Over Her Perfect Casting As Cleopatra

Blue checkmarks are targeting Gadot for everything from being Israeli to being ‘too pretty.’ But Gadot has more in common with Cleopatra than your average Hollywood starlet.

Democrats: It’s Trump’s Fault We’re Burning Down American Institutions

The left and the right agree that American institutions are under attack. They just disagree on what those institutions are and who’s doing the attacking.

When FDR Tried It, Court-Packing Backfired Big Time

Increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court to further your political agenda isn’t a new idea. That doesn’t mean it’s a good one.

Ted Cruz Calls Chris Wallace’s Moderating ‘Abysmal,’ ‘Whiny,’ And ‘Petulant’

“It was clear which side he was rooting for,” Sen. Cruz said of Wallace after the debate.

The Ancient Commission On Presidential Debates Means Failing, Outdated Debate Formats

The average age of the Commission’s Board of Directors is over 70, and their preferences of a bygone era shows.

Both Are In The Same Church, But Media Love Joe Biden’s Faith And Hate Amy Coney Barrett’s

Biden’s faith has been celebrated, but potential SCOTUS nominee Amy Coney Barrett is already facing questions and criticism about her faith in the exact same religion.

A 1930s Communist Spy Can Help Explain What’s Motivating The Riots

Peaceful onlookers struggle to understand violent actions ostensibly committed in pursuit of justice. An earlier generation of Americans had the same questions about communism.

‘My Mom Got Ordained Online,’ And Other Tales From COVID Brides

Planning a wedding during societal shutdowns reminded these couples of an age-old lesson: don’t get caught up in the ceremony, because it’s the marriage that matters.

I Watched ‘Mulan’ So You Don’t Have To

Setting aside the film’s ties to the Chinese Communist Party, Disney’s remake of ’Mulan’ still lacked the wit and depth of the original animated movie.

Liberty Students Divided On Falwell Scandal, Grapple With Balancing Justice And Grace

Students disagree about whether Falwell should have been asked to leave sooner, and whether more change is still needed from the university’s leadership.

Miami Herald Defenestrates Cuban Sports Reporter For Criticizing White Millionaire QB

Armando Salguero said he was ‘sick of the America bashing by people who have never lived and would never live anywhere else.’ The Miami Herald’s publisher called his comment ‘deeply troubling.’

I Just Went Back To School In Person. It’s Not Scary

Back in a community of people who are making sacrifices, taking precautions, and looking out for each other in the midst of a continued national panic, I feel the safest I have all year.

Austin City Council Defunds Police, 911 Services While Upping Taxpayer Funds For Abortion

‘We remain concerned about the reductions in police positions when crime is increasing and response times are slower,’ the Greater Austin Crime Commission said in a statement.

3 Minnesota Churches Join Growing List Of Those Suing Governors For Right To Worship

Gov. Tim Walz restricted church capacity and requiring mask-wearing and social distancing. Now, Minnesota churches are fighting back.

Wilmington High School Hosts Major Biden Campaign Event, But Won’t Let Students Attend School In Person

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris appeared at a campaign rally where up to several hundred people awaited them at a school closed to students for two more months.

Mollie Hemingway: Kamala Harris Is Not A ‘Pragmatic Moderate’

“It really is an extreme thing to say that Kamala Harris is a pragmatic moderate just because factually speaking that’s not the case,” Hemingway said.

Hemingway: Biden Should Have Picked Centrist VP To Win Over Swing State Voters

“This will be a moment where people look back on what happened to the Biden campaign and say this was not a good decision for him,” Hemingway said.

NYT Devotes Front Page To Harris, Barely Included Pence In 2016

Every inch above the centerfold of Wednesday’s front cover gushed over Harris. Back in 2016, Pence was only mentioned in a bottom corner of the page.

FLASHBACK: Kamala Harris Said She Believed Biden’s Sexual Harassment Accusers

‘I believe them and I respect them being able to tell their story and having the courage to do it,’ Kamala Harris said in 2019 of the women accusing her running mate Joe Biden of sexual harassment and assault.