Jacob Heilbrunn

Jacob Heilbrunn is the editor of the National Interest and the author of They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Neocons. He is a contributing editor of The Spectator.

Politics

Republicans and Democrats are underestimating Biden — again

The Democratic nominee has repeatedly been counted out only to bounce back

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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Melania’s moment

The First Lady finds her voice on night two of the RNC

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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Sleepy no more: Joe Biden unmasked

The seemingly innocuous candidate has morphed into the most dangerous opponent Trump has ever faced

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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Does Steve Bannon’s arrest hurt the Trump reelection effort?

Trump seems intent on setting a Guinness Book of World Records for employing confidence men

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Kamala Harris ticks all Biden’s boxes

In a sense Biden must have been impressed by Harris’s skill at trashing her opponents

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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A disturbance in the Trump campaign

Parscale’s ‘Death Star’ may soon meet its cinematic fate

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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Mary, Mary, quite contrary

Trump’s niece digs into the family psyche

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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The ill-timed revelations of John Bolton

The books hit Trump

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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How much does Trump’s rift with military brass matter?

He knows that the military rank and file largely support him

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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War footing: can Trump turn left-wing protests into victory?

At bottom, Trump has always been an escape artist

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

The Washington war zone

The contrast between Reagan era optimism and Trump era decline could hardly be more striking

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Art

Salvant grace

Cécile McLorin Salvant’s shock of the new

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

If the NeverTrumpers are so insignificant, why is Trump so fixated on them?

They’ll be waiting for you on the dark side of the Moonface

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Liberate…Michael Cohen?

He’s siding with the rebels who are painting the economic shutdown as a plot not just against America but preeminently Trump himself

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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