Jacob Rees-Mogg Is Finally Having His Moment
‘Here he comes,” murmured a fellow American student who’d arrived at Oxford the term before I did. “Churchill.”
The time was January of 1991, the place the ramshackle debate chamber of the Oxford Union Society. The Union was debating an ...
Enough with ‘That Same Old Love’
Ben Sasse preemptively described his book on our adolescent culture as not an old man yelling at the kids on his lawn. And I’m about to do the same about this column. It’s going to sound at first ...
I Retract My Criticism of the Bechdel Test. Kidding.
A few days ago, after I contended that a feminist litmus test commonly called the Bechdel Test was utterly useless, feminists politely took exception on social media. The piece was picked up by Entertainment Weekly, Salon, the HuffPost, and other ...
Not All Foreign-Influence Scandals Are Created Equal
This summer we mark the 20th anniversary of a major investigation by Congress of attempts by a hostile foreign power to influence an American presidential election.
I’m glad the news media is pursuing the Trump–Russia scandal, but let’...
Don’t Hold Your Breath for Congress to Take Back Its Warmaking Powers
Predictably and sensibly, a three-judge panel of the nation’s second-most important court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, recently dismissed, unanimously, a lawsuit brought by a Yemeni man, two of whose relatives were collateral ...
The Case against a Nepotistic Immigration System
Keen to score a political victory, Trump’s closest aides and friendliest senators have begun to craft a bill that would cut annual legal immigration by half in the next decade, and shift from family-based preferences to merit-based admissions. For ...
Every Red-Blooded American Should Root for Littlefinger to Claim the Iron Throne
Game of Thrones returns this weekend and, after six seasons, we’ve learned some important truths: Westeros is a terrible place to live. Few nobles are noble. Lands are ruled by tyrants vested with power through birth or blood. The ...
The Heritage of Natural Law: Mark Levin on Rediscovering Americanism
Is there an enduring American character?
For those who view our nation as at a tipping point, the question is urgent. Others scoff, “Why?” After all, if the American character is truly enduring, it will endure — the ship eventually will ...
After Liu Xiaobo’s Death, Let’s Work to Protect His Widow in Communist China
Yesterday the world lost a hero of liberty and freedom. Liu Xiaobo, a voice for the voiceless and a defender of the oppressed in Communist China, passed away. Although the physical cause of his death was cancer, Dr. Liu’s ...
Trump’s Handshakes and the Personalization of Politics
The Bastille Day parade is truly something to behold. Even the United States, boasting the largest military in the world, could not have dreamed this up: a long, protracted procession of thousands of soldiers and vehicles of war down one ...
Bulletin from Mosul — the Mission Is Still Far from Accomplished
‘Something’s going on in the Old City,” said the Iraqi fixer, jumping off the phone with another fixer already in Mosul.We were a two-vehicle SUV convoy, mostly journalists and fixers, headed into the city, where, on Sunday, Iraqi ...
Feminist Geographers Warn Against Citing Too Many White Men in Scholarly Articles
Two geologists have warned against citing too many white men and/or too many “established scholars” in scholarly articles, because doing so contributes to “white heteromasculinism” and oppression.
“To cite only white men . . . or to only cite established scholars . . . does ...
Trump’s Admirable but Unlikely Goals on Immigration
As Republicans in the Senate stumble and fumble with their long-promised but never seriously planned repeal of Obamacare, the Trump administration is starting to leak its plans for what counts as ambitious immigration reform.
And it’s not all bad. ...
Harvard Aims to Restrict the Freedom of Association
Harvard University is one of America’s great institutions. It is a place of scholarship, its name is renowned across the globe, and its prestige adds to American power and influence. Harvard plays a key role in the development of ...
Can Democrats Make Nice with the ‘Deplorables’?
Editor’s Note: The following piece originally appeared in City Journal. It is reprinted here with permission.
Since early June, when voters in Georgia’s sixth congressional district rubbed yet more salt in their 2016 election wounds, Democratic pols and sages ...
Beauty Can Help Mosul Heal after ISIS’s Reign of Terror
Following a long, exhausting campaign, Iraqi forces successfully retook control of Mosul. The city was critical to ISIS’s territorial claims, and its loss severely weakens the terrorist group’s position in the region. Symbolically, recapturing the city holds even ...
Trump Jr.’s Meeting Might Not Rise to Treason
The New York Times recently reported that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer with ties to the Kremlin who claimed to have information that could harm Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The intermediary told Trump Jr. that the information ...
16 Things You Must Believe to Buy the ‘Witch Hunt’ Russia Narrative
One column cannot accommodate the list of things you must believe if you trust that Donald Trump is truly the victim of a baseless witch hunt. Consider this a mere stab.
That Donald Jr., Paul Manafort, and Jared Kushner did ...
Bungled Collusion Is Still Collusion
The Russia scandal has entered a new phase and there’s no going back.
For six months, the White House claimed that this scandal was nothing more than innuendo about Trump-campaign collusion with Russia in meddling in the 2016 election. Innuendo ...
The Disturbing Rise of Monarchism in America
The current French president, Emmanuel Macron, wants to be king. Don’t take my word for it; take his. His presidency, he has said, will be a “Jupiterian” one — after the Roman king of the gods. He has sought to ...
David Letterman’s Crazy-Old-Coot Phase
People are criticizing Donald Trump, and David Letterman has had enough of it. “What I’m tired of is people, daily, nightly, on all the cable news shows telling us there’s something wrong,” he says. “I just think we ...
Ohio Hospitals Are Hooked on Obamacare
Hospitals that are using Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion to siphon billions from federal taxpayers fiercely oppose an effort to scale back the policy in Ohio.
While the American Hospital Association (AHA) works to keep Congress from reducing the Medicaid expansion’...
Conspiracies Abound in Deep Pro-Trump Circles Desensitized to Outrage
For the past eight months, the media have obsessed over the thinnest of smoke surrounding Trump’s connection to the Russian government, but Tuesday, actual evidence finally materialized. When Donald Trump Jr. released an e-mail thread confirming that he was ...
Oregon’s Radical, Grisly Abortion Law
Once upon a time, Democrats wanted abortion to be “safe, legal, and rare.” Today, that mantra is “unregulated, on demand, and” — in the state of Oregon — “free.”
Oregon is preparing to enact a law that would force all Oregon insurers ...
Hitting the Refresh Button on Net Neutrality
November’s election meant a new Federal Communications Commission, and that means hitting the refresh button on one of the Web’s hottest political items: net neutrality.
The tech community unleashed an online campaign this Wednesday designed to stop a ...
Let Liberal Cities Do What They Want
Suppose that we have on our hands a federalist-minded conservative. It comes to his attention that, say, Hawaii has done something silly. Perhaps the well-meaning folks in Honolulu have increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour; perhaps they have decreed ...
Trump’s VA Secretary Is Off to a Fast Start
Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, probably the most unlikely member of Trump’s cabinet, is off to a quick start.
Shulkin served as undersecretary of health at the VA during the last two years of the Obama administration, and ...
The Next Right-Wing Populist Will Win by Attacking American Higher Education
I want to make a prediction: The next successful Republican politician will rally the Right by making America’s universities his punching bag — and the universities will prove even more vulnerable to that politician’s attacks than the media were ...
Trump’s Office of Civil Rights Is on the Right Path
The winds have shifted at the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Once captured by a small cadre of left-wing legal activists, the OCR is now under different leadership — and it is moving in the right direction.
Fixing the ‘Rotting Carcass’ Tax Code
Cynics are said to be people who are prematurely disappointed about the future. Such dyspepsia is encouraged by watching Republicans struggle to move on from the dog’s breakfast they have made of health-care reform to the mare’s nest ...
No, You Don’t ‘Take the Meeting’
Judging from conversations online and in person, the emerging Trump-friendly defense of Donald Trump Jr.’s decision to respond enthusiastically to an invitation to meet a “Russian government attorney” to receive “official documents and information” as part of the Russian ...
Trump, Russia, and the Misconduct of Public Men
‘Collusion is not a crime.”
“Are you kidding? It could be a campaign-finance-law violation. After all, opposition research is a ‘thing of value.’ There could be a conspiracy to defraud the United States by impeding the legitimate functions of the ...
A Reply to John McWhorter
In his provocative piece in the latest print edition of National Review, Professor John McWhorter considers and ultimately rejects the social value of having an open discussion about cognitive differences among population (i.e., racial) groups. McWhorter maintains that the ...
The Jihad-Loving Left Loves Linda Sarsour
Last week, Women’s March organizer and leftist darling Linda Sarsour spoke before the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). There, she called for a “jihad” against President Trump, specifying that she hoped Allah would accept her “word of truth ...
War for the Planet of the Apes Is Magnificent
Comparing the current, mostly enthralling series of Planet of the Apes movies with their Sixties and Seventies counterparts is like comparing an iPhone with a rotary-dial Bakelite monstrosity. Yet War for the Planet of the Apes, the third in the ...
Charlie Gard’s Fate Shouldn’t Be Decided by the State
Charlie Gard’s parents are doing the wrong thing — and I’d probably do it too. Charlie Gard, if you haven’t heard, is the eleven-month-old baby whose plight has become a popular cause in England and, increasingly, the United ...
Don Jr.’s Disgraceful Meeting
It’s been a journalistic season of hype, innuendo, and sometimes flat-out error on the Russia story, but the New York Times finally hit paydirt in the last several days.
Over the weekend, the Times revealed that Donald Trump Jr., ...
After the culture wars of Western politics went online and were appropriated by Millennials, something strange happened. You could see it when Jeopardy! champion and Twitter personality Arthur Chu surveyed the phenomenon of young men pushing against the influence of ...
Dog-Dumping Millennial-Style, Starring Lena Dunham
In season two of Girls, Lena Dunham’s character Hannah Horvath gives a piece of writing to her boyfriend (Donald Glover), a black conservative. After much insistent prodding by Hannah, he admits he doesn’t think very highly of the ...
North Carolina’s Legislature Seeks to Protect Free Speech on Campus
Over the past year, speakers on college campuses have increasingly been disinvited, silenced, and maltreated. The General Assembly of North Carolina has taken notice: On June 30, it passed a bill, HB 527, aimed at restoring and preserving free speech at the ...
Law Prof Found Guilty of ‘Sexual Harassment’ for an Exam Question about a Bikini Wax
A law professor at Howard University has been found guilty of “sexual harassment” for including in one of his exams a question about a hypothetical legal case involving a bikini wax.
According to the Daily Mail, Reginald Robinson got into ...
No, China Isn’t Going to Lead
The world has had its delusions about China over the years, but none quite as fantastical as the notion of Beijing assuming the mantle of global leadership.
Ever since Donald Trump’s election, it has been a journalistic trope to ...
The Washington Post Seeks a Right-Wing Scapegoat for Left-Wing Violence
Last month, through some combination of incredible good fortune and immense personal courage, the United States barely escaped a historic, nation-shaking massacre after an angry Bernie Sanders supporter named James Hodgkinson opened fire on a field full of unarmed Republican ...
Bringing Senate Conservatives and Moderates Together on Health-Care Reform
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is struggling to line up the 50 Republican votes he needs behind his health-care bill. Conservatives complain that it does not fulfill the GOP’s seven-year pledge to repeal Obamacare, while the caucus’s more moderate ...
A Congressional Rule May Determine the Health-Care Bill’s Fate
The filibuster — which in effect forces a Senate majority to pass legislation with 60 votes instead of 51 — is eroding, a victim of its own success. In the 1970s, changes to Senate rules made it both politically and procedurally easier to filibuster — ...
Calvary, The Donald, and Hope
‘Poland is VERY pretty at night, and the Polish people are nice too. Now I know why both Hitler and Stalin invaded #Poland in WWII.”
I confess, reading that Donald Trump parody tweet on Twitter in an Uber in hot ...
If You Like Art, Don’t Take the Bechdel Test
Suppose your favorite film critic started sprinkling his reviews with references to the “Cowboy Test” and made it clear that he was factoring into his appraisal of a work of art whether it contained cowboys. La La Land? Manchester by ...
A Hero, a Turncoat, and a Trojan Horse Shake Venezuela
Venezuela’s crisis is a genuine nightmare, but it now also has elements of farce. The nation’s most famed political prisoner has been released to house arrest, and the attorney general who put him behind bars has changed sides ...
Trump Defends the West in Warsaw
By any conventional standard of rhetorical criticism, President Trump’s speech in Poland was a great success — even a triumph or smash hit. It received a genuinely enthusiastic reception from its audience of Polish political notables. That’s not a ...
War Powers and the Constitution in Our Body Politic
On Friday, I spoke on Capitol Hill at the Federalist Society’s symposium “The Constitutional War Powers of the Executive and Legislative Branches.” This weekend’s column is adapted from those remarks.
As we gather here on Capitol Hill today, ...
At least one environmentalist is capitalizing on President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord: Al Gore.
The former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize winner is back in the public eye whether you like it or not. Since ...
The End of the Grand Bargain
Is there any more tragic figure in American politics than John Boehner? A career politician to end all career politicians, stuck in an impossible and thankless job, criticized by both the Left and the Right, harboring forever an unachievable dream, ...
A Brave Lady’s Fight Against ISIS
There are millions of videos floating around the Internet, of various kinds. Like you, I have seen many of these videos. And I suppose the most moving one I have ever seen is of Vian Dakhil, a Yazidi member of ...
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the July 31, 2017, issue of National Review magazine.
In 2011, HBO gambled. It launched a massive, sprawling fantasy franchise around a story — George R. R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire book series — ...
Bad Advice: The Exquisite Political Correctness of Slate’s ‘Dear Prudence’
Conservatives cataloging the unhappy results of America’s permanent sexual revolution could do worse than to make Slate’s “Dear Prudence” column appointment reading. Just prepare for some bleeding from the eyeballs.
“Dear Prudence,” which runs several times a week ...
Higher Education: Good or Bad?
America’s culture wars have evolved greatly from the central issues of the 1990s and early 2000s, such as legalizing same-sex marriage, or what standards of decency hip-hop artists or cable-television shows should adhere to. Now the very concept of ...
The Problem with the ‘Science’ Behind Having Fewer Children for the Planet’s Sake
Would you like to lose ten pounds of ugly fat? Great! Off with your head.
This old chestnut came to mind as I was perusing the now-infamous new study from Lund University’s child-averse climate scientists, advising people to save ...
The One Sentence That Explains Washington Dysfunction
The other day Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania explained why Republicans are having such trouble with health care. Speaking at a town hall during the July 4 recess, Toomey said, “I didn’t expect Donald Trump to win. I think most ...
Have Afghan Refugees in Europe Launched a ‘Rape Jihad’?
One of the hallmarks of jihadists is their grotesque savagery against women. The classic Hollywood picture of a jihadist as a pure, pious young Muslim man is largely nonsense. The reality is far more brutish. The tales of sex slavery ...
‘Whataboutism’: What of It?
As more details come out regarding Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer — and also his meeting, as has just been revealed, with a Russian-born lobbyist with links to Russian intelligence — the headaches pile up for the White ...
Should Landlords Be Forced to Subsidize Others’ Speech?
The city of Seattle has just embarked on an unprecedented experiment in campaign-finance reform that forces property owners, through a new property tax, to sponsor the campaign contributions of other city residents. The city attracted nationwide attention in 2015 when it ...
The Senate Health-Care Bill Is a Step in the Right Direction
Congressional Republicans should stop calling their health-care bills a repeal of Obamacare. The House bill is not one — it keeps Obamacare’s regulatory heart — and the Senate bill is even less of one now that it has been amended to ...
Girls Trip and Bronx Gothic: Two Visions of Post-Obama Black Empowerment
Part of the mess that Barack Obama left in the wake of his two presidential terms is the utter confusion that has descended upon black Americans who still feel stressed despite the media-promoted privilege of witnessing “the first African-American president.” ...
Iran Is Not Complying with the Nuclear Deal
Per the Iran Nuclear Review Act of 2015, the Trump administration is required to certify to Congress every 90 days that Iran is in compliance with the July 2015 nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA) and that this agreement ...
Imperialism by Family Planning
These days, Britain, Denmark, France, and Canada would never think of imposing their values on the developing world. Instead, they push abortion and contraception.
On Tuesday, the U.K. announced that it would spend more than 1 billion pounds over the ...
Anti-Trump Overreach Could Backfire
Overreach. Donald Trump seems to have an uncanny knack for prompting overreach by his opponents and critics. This often hurts him and the country, but it has the potential to hurt those doing the overreach as well.
Start with Trump’...
‘The Ugly Environmentalist’
One of the hallmarks of the “Ugly American” is the habit of thinking foreigners will understand what you’re saying if just shout it louder and louder.
The Ugly Environmentalist does something similar. He exaggerates the challenge of global warming ...
It’s been a rough week for the White House, so reportedly — yet again — Reince Priebus might get fired.
Surely, no high-level government official in American history has been on the verge of ouster so early and so often. Being ...
Media Beware: The Southern Poverty Law Center Has Become a Dangerous Joke
I have a confession to make: I’m a hater lurking at a convention of haters. Our thoughtcrimes are clear and inexcusable. I’m at a meeting of Christians who believe the Bible is true, who believe that mankind is ...
Trump’s Yemen Policy Is Immoral and Counterproductive
In his final year in office, President Obama’s foreign policy featured the bombing of seven Islamic countries by the U.S. military. Despite fears (and hopes) that President Trump would withdraw America from the world stage and institute a ...
Planned Parenthood’s Lavish Private Donations
Planned Parenthood wants Americans to believe that it is the most persecuted group in the country. Its supporters constantly insist that, despite being women’s most trusted health-care provider, Planned Parenthood is unfairly targeted to lose its government funding because ...
Liu Xiaobo, Leader of China, R.I.P.
Liu Xiaobo was, in a sense, the leader of China. He was the country’s foremost proponent of freedom, democracy, and human rights. He thought that Communism was a gross imposition on China and that it could not last indefinitely, ...
How a Political Machine Crushes Conservatism — and Democracy
Nassau County, N.Y. — We are often mistaken in life when we assume that the grass is greener on the other side, but those of us who have seen the politics of Nassau County up close can truly say that ...
Sanders, Ossoff, and the Hopeless Dream of a Religious Left
The religious Left is tired of being marginalized. In recent months, several faith leaders have redoubled their efforts to create a meaningful movement that can undermine the religious Right and oppose President Trump’s agenda.
Reverend William J. Barber II ...
The Overvalued Dollar and the World Deflationary Malaise
The U.S. and many other major economies remain stuck in sluggish growth, despite bloated central-bank balance sheets and enormous debts accumulated by national governments. To get back to economic vitality will require a fundamentally different approach.
The financial crisis ...
Population Control, the Undying Dream of the Left
The Left has long been infected by a dangerous desire to tell you how many children you’re allowed to have. Today, that urge takes shape in the tendency of progressives to blame “extra children” for all of our woes.
‘S’ Is for ‘School Choice’ and ‘States’ — Washington Should Back Off
Tax credits that help corporations and individuals offset their contributions to nonprofits providing scholarships to private schools have proved popular in the states. Currently, more than 21 such programs are available in 17 states.
But that doesn’t mean it’s a ...
Murphy’s Law on Broadway: The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong, now on Broadway, is an unforgettable comedy wrapped around a totally forgettable drama. What viewers of the former see is a production of the latter — a mystery called The Murder at Haversham Manor. It’s ...
West Can Neither Live with nor Take Out North Korean Nukes
North Korea recently test-launched a long-range missile capable of reaching Alaska.
When North Korea eventually builds a missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, it will double down on its well-known shakedown of feigning indifference to American deterrence while ...
Seattle-Area Councilman: Hosing Poop-Covered Sidewalks Might Be Racially Insensitive
A councilman in Seattle is reportedly opposed to hosing sidewalks that reek of excrement near a local courthouse because he fears that it might be racially insensitive.
No, this is not a joke.
The area surrounding King County Superior Court ...
How to Fix American Meritocracy
Pillorying David Brooks has become something of a national pastime these days. At a moment when bitter partisanship infects all things, making fun of Brooks’s twice-weekly exhortations on the decline of moral virtue and whatever else the kids are ...
What Has Trump’s Policy Actually Been Toward Russia?
Anyone who knows anything about President Trump knows that there’s something up with him and Russia. Yesterday, Donald Trump Jr. basically admitted to at least attempted collusion. And there is the long list of often embarrassingly positive statements Trump ...
The Organic Industry Is in Turmoil
Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, the grocer that brought pricey organic food to the masses, comes during a time of turmoil in the organic industry: The Department of Agriculture is continuing to investigate the importation of millions of pounds ...
How Smarter Mental-Health Policies Could Have Prevented Officer Miosotis Familia’s Murder
Last Wednesday, a mentally ill man named Alexander Bonds killed New York City police officer Miosotis Familia with a bullet to the head while she sat parked in a police truck. The assassination should be a wake-up call: The government’...
Killing Obamacare Should Mean Killing Its Investment Tax, Too
Congressional Republicans hoping to repeal and replace Obamacare are reportedly considering retaining the law’s surtax on investment income that applies to upper-income taxpayers. The political appeal of the 3.8 percent Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT) is obvious: It is easy ...
The Crisis in America’s Crime Labs
Junk science endangers lives. Forensic junk science in the hands of overzealous prosecutors, ignorant police detectives, and reckless experts threatens liberty.
There is a crisis in America’s government-run crime labs — and it’s not just the result of a ...
There Is Now Evidence That Senior Trump Officials Attempted to Collude With Russia
Just hours ago, Donald Trump Jr. released one of the more astounding e-mail chains of the entire Russia controversy. The end result is that Americans may now be introduced to the term “attempted collusion.” Or, perhaps more accurately (based on ...
Trump’s Anti-Cairo Speech
Obama’s Cairo Address, June 4, 2009
About five months after the inauguration of Barack Obama, the president gave a strange address in Cairo. The speech was apparently designed to win over the Muslim world and set Obama apart from the supposed ...
America Needs to Reconcile Its Id and Superego
Since the nomination of Donald Trump, National Review has had a strong internal debate about the role of nationalism and populism in American life — a debate often framed as whether America is a nation or an idea. I contributed to ...
Mahmoud Abbas’s Legacy Blows Up in His Face
Recently, Palestinian politics have presented more questions than answers.
For instance: Why has the Palestinian Authority (PA) urged Israel to send less electricity to the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip? Why is Egypt helping Hamas? Who is Mohammed Dahlan, ...
The Atlantic Publishes All You Need to Know about the Left
Last week, The Atlantic rendered a great service to those of us who contend that America is in the middle of a civil war between the Right and the Left. It provided a smoking gun — actually, the gunshot itself — to ...
Jim Acosta Leads CNN’s Breathless Crusade against the White House
Jim Acosta, CNN’s White House correspondent, has been having a public meltdown regarding the president’s treatment of the media, and the Washington Post has noticed.
The Post’s media reporter, Paul Farhi, launched an inquiry into Acosta’s “...
Senate Majority Leader McConnell Should . . . Lead the Senate Majority
Mitch McConnell spent the July 4 congressional recess committing malpractice as Senate majority leader. As Republican senators back home coped with hostile town-hall meetings and furious protests over GOP efforts to scrap Obamacare, McConnell hurled his entire conference beneath the bus ...
Report: Comey Memos Are Government Documents . . . and Some Are Classified
Based on “interviews with officials familiar with the documents,” The Hill is reporting that more than half of the memoranda former FBI director James Comey made regarding his conversations with president-elect and then President Trump contain classified information. The FBI, ...
It's Time to Get Real about Russia
On Sunday morning, President Trump, home from the G20 Summit in Germany, announced on Twitter that “it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia!” If the president’s meeting with Vladimir Putin over the weekend is any ...
Do Poor States Need (More) Federal Welfare?
In the summer issue of National Affairs, Joshua T. McCabe notes that some states have higher “fiscal capacities” than others, meaning they have richer residents and better economies and can thus raise more money through taxes — even with the exact ...
The Child Tax Credit Is No Elixir for Family Policy
Thanks to Ivanka Trump, Republican members of Congress and their staff will spend part of their summer thinking about paid leave and child care. For conservatives, the question has moved from whether to provide additional relief to parents, to how.
Why Senator Toomey’s Medicaid Measure Must Be Preserved
Were it not for the provision that Pat Toomey, the Pennsylvania Republican, put into the Senate’s proposed health-care reform, this legislation would be moderately important but hardly momentous. Toomey’s provision, however, makes it this century’s most significant ...
An Updated Idiot’s Guide to the Trump/Russia Controversy
As the highly anticipated meeting of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin at the G-20 economic summit in Hamburg inched closer, I found myself having the same conversation over and over with friends who only casually follow politics.
How could you ...
The Auto Industry Under Assault
One of the Trump Administration’s most crucial economic decisions was its withdrawal in June from the Paris Climate Accords. Politically, the decision upheld a campaign promise. Practically, it avoided saddling the country with the deal’s arbitrary, restrictive CO2...