Abraham Lincoln

civil rights

Republicans should now reclaim their strong history on civil rights

June 1, 2020 8:55 am

It is time the GOP fought again for African Americans, as Grant did during Reconstruction

andrew johnson

Lessons from the Johnson impeachment

December 22, 2019 10:25 am

Johnson, an aggressive white supremacist, spoke in favor of white rioters who had massacred black citizens in New Orleans and Memphis

bagehot

Walter Bagehot: the revered Victorian who got almost everything wrong

August 15, 2019 11:54 am

Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian by James Grant reviewed