Conservatism

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The curious candidacy of William Weld 

April 16, 2019 4:04 am

The former Massachusetts governor is entirely a figure of the past. Why is he running?

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The Trump 2020 campaign is much, much more formidable than 2016

April 15, 2019 11:40 am

It is already the most impressive re-election effort launched by an incumbent president

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Roger Stone: I will be vindicated

April 11, 2019 5:49 am

The Republican campaign strategist on the Bushes, Alex Jones, and how he’s never described himself as a ‘dirty trickster’

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Pastor Pete and the politics of religion

April 10, 2019 1:17 pm

Referring those who disagree with you to the Almighty isn’t a political statement, it’s a theological one

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Why I’m rooting for George and Kellyanne Conway

April 4, 2019 3:45 pm

Politically opposite spouses should stick up for their beliefs and stick up even more loudly for each other

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The collusion delusion is over

March 23, 2019 7:35 am

But the political war over Mueller goes on

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Brexit, Trump’s wall, and the cynical inertia of the political class

March 15, 2019 11:58 am

In our democracies, politicians won’t do what people want

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Ben Sasse poses as a Trump critic. Rand Paul votes like one

March 15, 2019 10:52 am

Many ‘Never Trumpers’ consider Paul a Trump loyalist and Sasse a staunch foe

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How to be a right-wing performance artist

March 15, 2019 9:58 am

Jacob Wohl, Laura Loomer and Ali Alexander are the true heirs to Andy Kauffman

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Has Trumpism hit the wall?

March 14, 2019 5:54 pm

Trump remains the strongest force in the GOP. But what comes after him?

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The Democrats and the Jewish question

March 14, 2019 12:21 am

Talk of ‘Jexodus’ may be premature, but allegations of Democratic anti-Semitism will not stop

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The fall of Paul John Manafort Jr.

March 13, 2019 3:50 pm

Last week the former Trump campaign manager caught a break. Now his luck has run out

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The Chinese must be furious. Imagine blowing $1.3m on Jeb!

March 13, 2019 10:56 am

If you’re paying to gain foreign influence, shouldn’t you buy off someone with...power?

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Vice vs vice: Cheney barbecues Pence in Georgia

March 11, 2019 9:13 pm

‘We’re getting into a situation when our friends and allies around the world that we depend upon are going to lack confidence in us’

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How Steve Bannon tried – and failed – to crack Europe

March 6, 2019 1:43 pm

European nationalists aren’t eager to meld their brands with Trumpism given the president’s deep unpopularity

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The rise of the Purple Dog Republican

March 5, 2019 4:48 pm

The Democrats still can’t bring themselves to reclaim their blue-collar base from Trump

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McConnell: Senate to block Trump’s border emergency

March 4, 2019 1:55 pm

Whether Trump can redirect billions towards his border wall will be voted on in a separate Senate measure later this month

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Victor Davis Hanson: Donald Trump the paradox

March 2, 2019 12:31 pm

Trump’s election caused a self-created contradiction

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CPAC 2019 is going to be a blast

February 26, 2019 11:44 pm

What an awesome line-up! Check out the schedule here

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The folly of William Floyd Weld

February 20, 2019 12:22 pm

Where Bush 41 exemplified the virtues of WASP statesmanship, Weld embodies its vices

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An exhaustive list of ‘Conservative Critics’ from The Bulwark

February 18, 2019 5:57 pm

Views from all quarters of the conservative movement

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Trump doesn’t understand his base

February 18, 2019 5:20 am

And it’s hurting him

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‘Off the reservation’ Ann takes on ‘idiot’ president over wall ‘emergency’

February 15, 2019 3:53 pm

Coulter may not ‘decide policy’, but does she command the base?

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Tentative budget deal would cut ICE beds by 22 percent

February 12, 2019 10:34 am

But can it help avoid another government shutdown?

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Conservatives shouldn’t get too excited about Tulsi Gabbard

February 12, 2019 9:51 am

You’re getting a reasonable, good faith opponent, not a political ally