Daniel McCarthy

Daniel McCarthy is director of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program at The Fund for American Studies and editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review and a contributing editor at The Spectator.

Politics

Same old same old

Politics is less bedeviled by the age of the parties’ leaders than by the staleness of the parties’ programs

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Why Jeff Sessions lost

He was defeated by the new cyborg that is the Republican party  half-Trump, half-GOP machine of old

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Self-righteous vandals

The attempt to prettify history is ugly

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Neocons come home to roost

Reagan was tarred as an extremist in much the same terms as Trump. Yet the neocons supported him

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

This riot is brought to you by Nike

Corporate America wants you to know it totally rejects imperialism and racism. Just not the Chinese variety

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The roots of riot

This is the most sterile rebellion any country has ever seen

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Why did Justin Amash give up?

He was just too scared of upsetting the gatekeeper class

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

When money dies

$1,200 isn’t going to stretch very far for workers who have lost their jobs, or even for those still employed

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Who will be Joe Biden’s co-president?

The Democrats need a VP nominee who represents the future. They don’t seem to have one

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Justin Amash: a study in vanity

This preening egotist is the anti-Ron Paul

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Why Joe Biden’s America loves a lockdown

The divide between the professional and servant classes has never been more stark

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Foreign policy is in a straitjacket

The Ivy League graduates who constitute America’s foreign policy elite think just like Robespierre

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

After the coronavirus, who wins the recovery?

The pandemic will recede, and so will the panic it has touched off — though bad policy precedents will stick around

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Will Joe Biden be the Hillary Clinton of 2020?

Once again, the establishment Democrat is edging out Bernie Sanders

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Why I’m voting for Tulsi in Virginia

A vote for her is the clearest possible vote against the war party

By Daniel McCarthy

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