Conservatism

Why Steve Bannon’s fireside chat with The Economist is so grimly watchable

September 18, 2018 2:13 pm

It appears that to allow Bannon to make any point (let alone win it) would be to risk the total and utter death of Zanny Minton Beddoes

The curious case of Ron Unz

September 15, 2018 12:10 pm

The former publisher of The American Conservative is a case study in contrarianism gone haywire

Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

September 14, 2018 5:15 am

‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’

The case for a conservative labour movement

September 12, 2018 8:14 am

A labour movement that cooperates with conservatism would broaden the benefits of a strong stock market and reduce the drive to radicalism

What Trump hath wrought

September 12, 2018 6:57 am

Thanks to Trump, the Republicans are facing a grim electoral landscape

Will Cruz lose?

September 12, 2018 6:34 am

Tipping point for Ted

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

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’

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

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

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?

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

How Donald Trump dismantled the New Class

August 29, 2018 6:40 am

The President has created a Republican Workers Party

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?

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

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’

Candace Owens, con artist

August 24, 2018 12:09 pm

I don’t love the way she thinks

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

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

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

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