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

Gordon Sondland delivers the goods

The moral bankruptcy of the Trump presidency is becoming more glaring by the day

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Trump livens up the Marie Yovanovitch testimony

The Republican strategy was to argue that the hearing was a dud

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Art

Brazilian wax

Before the Beatles were boss, there was bossa nova

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Flash Gordon Sondland lights up the impeachment inquiry with updated testimony

The US ambassador to EU puts a kibosh on the notion Trump wasn’t avidly seeking a quid pro quo

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Pelosi boxes up a win

Against not just Trump, but Biden’s Democratic rivals

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Republican congressmen are loyal enough to storm committee meetings for Trump

But what about their colleagues in the Senate?

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Internet

Pierre Delecto 2020?

Romney is denying that he heads a potential faction of anti-Trump Republicans intent on ousting Trump by impeachment. Don’t believe a word of it

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

John Bolton, avenger

Democrats are starting to look with a more benignant eye upon the official they once loved to despise

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Art

A great time in the Faddisphere

Faddis took a break, sat down on a chair onstage near me, then started blowing along with the band again

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Donald Trump, outfoxed once more

The president has more than unfavorable polls to worry about

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Middle East

Is Trump’s Turkey distraction a miscalculation?

The president has riled up the very senators he may need to save him

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Whistleblowers give Trump a taxing time

The issue of his taxes could also prove even more potent than Ukrainegate

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Hillary Clinton 2020?

A 2016 election 2.0 would be a dream come true for Trump

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Is Rudy Giuliani’s star falling?

Trump will dispense with Giuliani’s services in a heartbeat if he determines that he can transform him into the new Michael Cohen

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry levels the playing field

Her actions make it more difficult for the administration to defy Democratic subpoenas

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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