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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.
Blocking Sanders with Biden is tantamount to writing off the Democratic party’s own youth activist wing
By Daniel McCarthy
The revolution is complete. The old revolutionaries are now the establishment
The Democratic establishment’s problem with Bernie Sanders is really a problem with democracy
The future isn’t young Andrew. It was never old Joe
If Biden was spared bad news last night, it was only to suffer another day
Their arguments about why the Senate needed to call witnesses were contradictory
Far from damning Trump, his intervention suggests the president was acting in a reasonable manner
The emotional anti-war right is susceptible to its own wishful thinking about the irenic intentions of Iran
Why are the Democrats committing constitutional suicide?
What force on earth can reform a corrupt or incompetent elite, one that serves itself and its dreams rather the citizens of the country?
Maybe Trump’s critics are just as wrong as they’ve been every other time
The challenge that Trump faces is to secure his coalition as effectively as Johnson has done
The party is struggling to adapt to the 21st century
The Democrats could tackle Trump in more effective ways. But they are too interested in the political theater
Tolerating illegal immigration might not be the winning issue Democrats have long assumed it to be
Nevertheless, he persisted
America’s Yeltsin moment
Joe Biden’s endless wars
How the GOP can win by losing Georgia
The fight for liberalism
After Trump, the reckoning
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