Daniel McCarthy

How character counts with Donald Trump

December 31, 2018 7:11 am

The quality that counts in a president is whether he suits the needs of the country at a given moment

Donald Trump is a man of peace – his enemies are a war machine

December 20, 2018 7:22 am

War brings our elite together

Don’t blame Trump for the demise of the Weekly Standard

December 7, 2018 11:49 am

Its value lay in the fact it was an insider magazine

Mourn Bush Sr, but don’t celebrate him for what he did to America and the world

December 1, 2018 4:18 am

If you don’t like Donald Trump, or Bush II, or for that matter Bill Clinton, you should wish that George H.W. Bush never got into politics

Is cultural conservatism doomed by demographics?

November 27, 2018 10:38 am

Liberals dominate education, entertainment, tech and the media

The way Trump wins again

November 18, 2018 7:09 pm

In 2020, if Trump prevails in either Michigan or Pennsylvania, and holds Ohio and Florida, he is almost assured victory

Don’t blame Libertarians or Greens when your party loses

November 9, 2018 10:49 am

In defense of third-party voters

Will the Trump economy affect the outcome of the midterms?

November 5, 2018 10:09 am

A healthy economy can help limit the incumbent administration’s losses

Calm down, President Trump won’t change birthright citizenship yet

October 31, 2018 9:32 am

The Democrats’ broad interpretation of the 14th Amendment is not a winner with the American public

Liberals don’t want Donald Trump to be civil. They want him to lose

October 28, 2018 1:34 pm

Violence should not be a cudgel with which to beat political opponents — but it is

The Democrats need a political entrepreneur

October 24, 2018 8:39 am

Reagan, Gingrich and Trump all transformed their parties. The Democrats don’t have anyone that can do that

The party of Pelosi can win in November — but not in 2020

October 15, 2018 10:26 am

Midterms simply are not a reliable verdict on a president’s job performance or re-electability

White liberalism is dying

October 8, 2018 7:55 am

It’s too liberal for a majority of whites, yet too distant from the concerns of most non-whites

Don’t blame Trump for the Presidential Alert folly

October 5, 2018 5:46 am

The new alerts are likely to prove harmless, if unnecessary

Can Ye win with black economic nationalism?

October 1, 2018 6:34 am

Kanye West’s message could do for black America what Trump’s did for the people of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin

The pro-Kavanaugh pundits who make him look guilty

September 24, 2018 5:47 am

What won’t help Brett Kavanaugh are the kinds of arguments that many right-leaning commentators have made over the past week in response to Ford’s claims

If Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination collapses, so might the GOP

September 17, 2018 4:06 am

Left-wing foes of Republican judicial philosophy would be encouraged by the GOP’s humiliation

Will Cruz lose?

September 12, 2018 6:34 am

Tipping point for Ted

The NeverTrump movement’s latest trick? Sabotaging the White House

September 6, 2018 5:41 am

In a democracy, policy is suppose to follow elections. But that isn’t how the anonymous New York Times op-ed writer sees it

The primaries show that Trump Republicanism is still on the rise

August 29, 2018 4:09 am

The President’s preferred candidates had the edge on Tuesday

Why John McCain wasn’t right

August 26, 2018 7:25 am

He was a man of many virtues. It’s a shame his politics were so flawed

Social media should be held to the same bar as a newsstand, not a publisher

August 21, 2018 7:19 am

Doing otherwise would be a great disservice to American audiences.

The return of Rand Paul

August 16, 2018 12:38 pm

The Kentucky senator is able to bridge Trumpism and old-guard Republicanism while pointing both in a more libertarian direction

No major upsets in Tuesday elections — but don’t expect a return to ‘normalcy’

August 8, 2018 5:01 am

Insurgents do not have to win every battle to win the war.

Alex Jones may be despicable, but he doesn’t deserve to be censored

August 6, 2018 6:03 pm

The Infowars star has no right to say anything through Facebook or YouTube — which is seriously illiberal and more threatening than anything he says.