Conservatism

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The midterms delivered a feeble rivulet, not a blue wave

November 7, 2018 9:32 am

The effort to Make America Great Again will continue, just a little more slowly and circuitously than it would have done had the Republicans held the house

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Stalingrad approaches: Democratic House, Republican Senate

November 7, 2018 12:17 am

Compared to 1994, 2006, and 2010, this would appear a tamer reaction to an embattled president

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Why aren’t Republicans campaigning on the economy? Trump!

November 4, 2018 4:31 pm

It’s seemed strange for months that the president has declined to focus on the good news for which he might take credit

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The Trumps are focused on securing the Senate

November 2, 2018 1:12 pm

Much of the Trump clan is pitching in to help overcome any lingering inhibitions in key red states

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Why are Democrats blue?

October 31, 2018 10:40 am

It is surely time to revise our prejudices concerning both red and blue

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Kanye West is the gift that keeps giving

October 31, 2018 9:58 am

Every time you think you understand him, he does something incomprehensible

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Should Donald Trump spend his ‘Executive Time’ learning how to empathise?

October 29, 2018 4:49 pm

There is no malignant phrase Trump is not ready to utter

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What’s wrong with the Right?

October 27, 2018 4:19 pm

From paranoid style to paranoid acts

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Ben Shapiro: ‘despicable idiocy’ to say I incite terrorism

October 26, 2018 4:55 pm

His accuser, Nathan Bernard, calls himself a free-speech advocate

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Revealed: Cesar Sayoc’s back-up Twitter account

October 26, 2018 2:39 pm

The other one follows a lot of conservatives

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Why are fake bombs sent to Democrats more shocking than real ricin packages to Republicans?

October 26, 2018 7:32 am

Democrats have a history of rhetoric that glorifies and encourages political violence

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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

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Is the prospect of prison time enough to crack Roger Stone?

October 22, 2018 6:27 pm

Coming weeks may show whether Stone rolls on Trump or not

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Beto O’Rourke may be the opposite of Trump – but is that what Texas wants?

October 17, 2018 4:01 pm

The boyish challenger is increasingly popular...among wealthy liberals in $2 million homes

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Let’s speak ill of Dennis Hof

October 17, 2018 8:00 am

The now dead Trumpist candidate was a vile creature for whom women were nothing but a commodity

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Oh no: Charles Koch’s favourite economist is a huge racist

October 13, 2018 8:08 pm

F. A. Harper loved Western Destiny, a magazine that vouched for repatriating black people to Africa

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Gavin McInnes: ‘Personally I think the guy was looking to get beat up for optics’

October 13, 2018 6:23 pm

The leader of the Proud Boys believes his group were provoked by ‘antifa’ activists

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Kanye West is winning Trump over with flattery. Does that make him a ‘madman’?

October 12, 2018 3:30 pm

Maybe he’ll seem less crazy down the line when federal subsidies arrive for ‘Yeezy ideation centres’

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For Max Boot, the road from Baghdad leads to the road to Damascus

October 12, 2018 11:43 am

Boot socks the Republicans and dips a toe among the Democrats, but can he find a footing?

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What Putin and Trump understand about UFC

October 9, 2018 8:48 am

There is no political correctness in cage fighting. But that’s not to say it’s not political

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What’s the matter with Kansas? Trump heads inland to find out

October 7, 2018 10:19 am

For all its reputation as a deep-red state, Kansas conservatives are not very well organised

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How Trumpian should a GOP candidate be to win a midterm?

October 5, 2018 7:59 am

Trump imitators tend not to fare as well as the real thing

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The truth is we prefer to lie

October 4, 2018 9:07 am

We will never know the truth of the Kavanaugh case unless one of the two principal actors ’fesses up — and even then I wouldn’t be too sure

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Republicans should have seen the Brett Kavanaugh ambush coming – Richard Nixon did

October 4, 2018 6:34 am

‘The hearings themselves have become a scandal,’ said the 37th president of the Clarence Thomas allegations in 1991. How right he was

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WATCH: Christian Bale’s uncanny Dick Cheney

October 3, 2018 2:46 pm

A retrospective about the last Republican presidency comes just at the right time