Conservatism

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Will Cruz lose?

September 12, 2018 6:34 am

Tipping point for Ted

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Liberals blew the 2016 election when they lost their compassion

September 7, 2018 12:03 pm

The New Class patronised the poor, whereas Trump listened

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Steve Bannon and the sanitisation of public life

September 4, 2018 1:21 pm

What is wrong with 21st century liberals? Where is their willingness to go into battle against people they consider to be backward and dangerous?

Who’s afraid of Steve Bannon?

September 3, 2018 8:48 pm

Cancelling the former White House strategist might win back the respect of New Yorker readers — but it won’t help in their quest to explore ‘Ideas’

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Judge Kavanaugh will be confirmed without a hitch

September 3, 2018 10:21 am

In years to come, no one is going to talk about ‘kavanaughing’ a candidate

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Why Ted Cruz is craving a Team Trump trip to Texas

September 3, 2018 6:44 am

His rival Beto O’Rourke is just four points behind him in the polls

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John McCain: the man from nowhere who unleashed a deathstorm

September 1, 2018 1:37 pm

The rooted ask the great unasked question in American foreign policy: What does this war mean for my block, my neighbourhood, my town?

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Did John McCain draw the curtain on neoconservatism?

August 31, 2018 7:17 pm

He represented the demise of a vital link with liberals to forge interventionalist coalitions

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How Donald Trump dismantled the New Class

August 29, 2018 6:40 am

The President has created a Republican Workers Party

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In Georgia, state politics are becoming national politics

August 29, 2018 5:49 am

Will Trump’s support damage Brian Kemp in the Georgia race?

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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

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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

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WATCH AGAIN: John McCain’s brilliant concession speech in 2008

August 26, 2018 4:20 am

‘We fought as hard as we could. And, though we fell short, the failure is mine not yours’

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Candace Owens, con artist

August 24, 2018 12:09 pm

I don’t love the way she thinks

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Georgia on their mind: The amazing race for the Atlanta Governor’s Mansion

August 24, 2018 10:14 am

Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp face off — and they couldn’t be more different

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Why the neocons are attacking Rand Paul, again

August 23, 2018 10:17 am

Weekly Standard editor Stephen F. Hayes is lashing out for a reason

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Dare I ask how Cohen and Manafort have affected the GOP’s midterm prospects?

August 22, 2018 5:38 am

Republicans have stuck by Trump through thick and thin...so far

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Don’t call it a comeback: The resurfacing of Steve Bannon

August 17, 2018 3:53 am

‘The Great Manipulator’ is back on the warpath on two continents

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

The GOP is no longer the party of limited government – guess whose fault that is?

August 16, 2018 11:45 am

Trump’s merry band of arsonists are perfectly happy to use the power of government to punish their enemies and to appease their base.

Chris Collins, we hardly knew ye

August 9, 2018 3:01 pm

Blue State: Republicans gone rogue...

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.

Think Trump’s midterm campaign is for the GOP? Think again: he’s stumping for re-election

August 6, 2018 7:01 am

The Donald is visiting all the key states he needs to win for a repeat Electoral College victory.

Trump, the Kochs, and a GOP crack-up

August 1, 2018 6:57 pm

Charles Koch, a lifetime free-trader, seems really, really, really unhappy with the president’s tariffs, both real and threatened.