Can the United States Avert Disaster in Iraq?
The brutal bombings that rocked Baghdad this week are a stark reminder that ISIS remains a persistent threat to Iraqi security. Though the extremist group has lost as much as 40 percent of its territory in the country over the past ...
The Obama Administration Rewrites Title IX
This morning the Department of Justice and Department of Education released a joint statement of extraordinary breadth and scope. Under the guise of offering “guidance,” the Obama administration put every single public and private educational institution receiving federal funds on ...
The Transgender Straw Broke the Camel’s Back: It’s Time to Declare Independence from Public Schools
You may not have realized it yet, but the Obama administration just destroyed the traditional American public school. Without an act of Congress, without a ruling from the Supreme Court, and without even going through the motions of the regulatory ...
The House Stands Up to Unconstitutional Obamacare Payments
Time and again, the Obama administration has modified, delayed, and suspended the law through unprecedented executive actions. The government’s most frequent defense is denial: Because no one is injured by their actions, no one has “standing” to challenge the ...
Media Distort the Findings of a New Lancet Study on Global Abortion Rates
Countries that restrict abortion have abortion rates similar to those of countries where it is legal, and in the the past 24 years the abortion rate has fallen in developed countries but remained about the same in developing countries. Media have ...
TV Politics vs. Movie Art
George Clooney’s relentless effort to remake what he fantasizes as the politically forthright American films of the 1970s makes him both a bore and an easy target. It turns out that the movies Clooney prizes — Network, All the President’...
Trump 2016 and the Fate of the GOP Senate
How much does a Donald Trump nomination endanger the GOP Senate majority?
Maybe not that much at all. A series of polls in the past week point to a much closer presidential race than preceding surveys: Reuters puts Hillary Clinton ...
Hope for Brazil as a President Is Impeached
Brazil took a new step toward institutional normality on Thursday, as its senate approved the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff and suspended her from office for up to 180 days. The senators will have a final vote on her fate in ...
Rich States, Poor States: Tracking Nine Years of State ‘Domestic Inversions’
The trend of international corporate inversions is the most recent high-profile indicator that taxes matter for economic development and job creation, but that signal is hardly the first to do so. While the overly complicated and burdensome federal Internal Revenue ...
Millennials Embrace Socialism, but Do They Know What It Is?
Socialism is having a moment.
I’m not just referring to Bernie Sanders’s surprisingly strong showing in the Democratic primaries. Various polls show that Millennials have a more favorable view of socialism than of capitalism. And Millennials generally are ...
Will the Trump Nomination Change Our Polarized Partisan Patterns?
An irresistible force meets an immovable object.
The irresistible force is the sense of discontent with how things have been going during this young century. Americans are displeased with a sluggish economy that fell into a deep recession and with ...
A Sad Video Highlights the Contradictions and Tragedy of the Transgender Moment
The video below is one of the sadder short clips I’ve seen. In it, a teenage boy who calls himself Claire dons a bikini top, adopts exaggerated feminine mannerism, and hits the beach with friends to show the challenges ...
Ryan Inches Warily toward Peace with Trump after Meeting
Two months after its last visit to the nation’s capital, the circus returned to Washington, D.C. on Thursday. But while Donald Trump was merely the main attraction back in March, this time he was indisputably the ringmaster.
Yes, Hillary Wants to Get Rid of the Second Amendment
Earlier this week I wrote at The Federalist that “Hillary Clinton wants to take your guns.” I will stand by that statement: She does want to take them, and she is barely interested in pretending otherwise, as a recent campaign ...
Harvard Declares War on Both Men and Women
It takes real talent to insult both men and women with a single bureaucratic ruling, but never fear: Harvard’s administration appears to be up to the job.
According to new rules recommended by the Dean of Harvard College and ...
Kansas Is Growing Opportunity, Not Government
Conservatives face an uphill battle in fighting against ever-increasing levels of taxation and government spending, at both the federal and the state level. Yet recent reforms in Kansas show that cutting spending can be done. Conservative governors and state legislators ...
For Presidential Candidates, Some Inconvenient Truths on Entitlements
News coverage of Hillary Clinton’s proposal to allow individuals under age 65 to buy into Medicare has focused largely on describing how her plan might work, or how it fits into her Democratic primary battle with socialist Bernie Sanders — the ...
Benghazi Committee Trades Fire with Conservative Watchdog
After a two-year investigation, the House Select Committee on Benghazi is weeks away from issuing its final report on the federal government’s response to the 2012 terror attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Libya.
The Baghdad Bombings and Three Observations on ISIS’s Evolving Strategy
Nearly 100 people were killed Wednesday in three coordinated Daesh — also known as ISIS — attacks on Shiite Muslims in Baghdad. This was not random Daesh violence. Instead, these atrocities were planned in direct consideration of Daesh’s evolving strategy. On that ...
Let’s call this the most unsurprising headline of the year so far: “Marriage Increases The Odds Of Surviving Cancer, Studies Find.” Next thing you know they’ll be discovering that salt makes you thirsty. I’m not actually belittling ...
Amtrak Helps Government Ride Off the Rails
In 1906, Leonor Loree, an accomplished railroad executive, examined the dilapidated Kansas City Southern Railroad that he had been hired to rehabilitate. Dismayed, he permanently enriched American slang by exclaiming: “This is a helluva way to run a railroad!” Judge Janice ...
Cambridge University Accused of Racism over Lion King–Themed Dinner
Cambridge University is being accused of racial insensitivity because it hosted a Lion King–themed dinner party featuring African food.
“Would you like to travel far away and escape from the library/your room/your department?” the original (it has ...
Keep Your Powder Dry, Holdouts
One by one, even the most contumacious of dominoes have fallen. It has been one week since Donald Trump leaped with self-satisfaction into the Republicans’ saddle, and already the resistance is a rump. Given their previous pronouncements, the likes of ...
Trump’s Refusal to Release Tax Returns Is a Ticking Time Bomb for the GOP
When Donald Trump sits down with Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tomorrow, there is a pressing issue that they should put before their party’s presumptive presidential nominee. He told the Associated Press on Tuesday that he ...
How Trump Would Deal with the National Debt
The budget deficit is going up. The Congressional Budget Office recently warned that revenues this year are lower than had been expected. This means that the deficit will almost certainly be higher than the $544 billion previously projected. With our national ...
Ever since Donald Trump ascended to the role of presumptive Republican nominee, those of us in the #NeverTrump movement have come under heavy fire. Using the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency as a threat, the more enthusiastic passengers aboard ...
Trump’s Immigration Disaster
If there is one thing we know about Donald Trump, it is that he wants to strengthen America’s borders and drive down immigration levels. So there is no small irony in the fact that the most likely end result ...
Twitter Executives Shut Out Intelligence Agencies, Telling America, ‘You’re on Your Own’
Social-media giant Twitter’s got 99 problems, yet the politically correct company is far more worried about the “optics” of cooperating with federal agents trying to stop jihadist plotters online.
Hashtag it: #TwistedTwitterPriorities.
#ad#The company’s stock hit a record ...
CBO Study: One in Six Young Men Are Jobless or in Jail
A new study released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) contains some shocking news: One out of every six young American men is either out of work or in jail.
In 2014, there were 38 million men in the United States between ...
Trump Unfit . . . or Unfit Compared with What?
Victor Davis Hanson comprehensively outlines the conservative dilemma over the coming showdown between two non-conservative presidential candidates. Under the circumstances, examinations of Donald Trump’s fitness vel non must be measured against that of the current incumbent and the Democrat ...
A Trump Win Would Destroy Clinton's Legacy — and Obama's
T #NeverTrump movement laments that a President Trump, with his authoritarian instincts, lack of interest in policy details, and populist demagoguery would be disastrous for the country. But there’s a silver lining, and an aspect that has largely been ...
After the GOP Darkness, the Dawn of Conservative Opportunity
In 1650, English theologian and historian Thomas Fuller wrote a religious travelogue, A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine and the Confines Thereof, in which he explained, “It is always darkest before the Day dawneth.” While Americans might be familiar with the proverb as ...
Transgender Activism Has Produced a Legal Absurdity
In a 2–1 panel ruling in mid April, a federal appellate court decided (or at least seemed to think that it decided) that G.G., a girl who identifies herself as male, has a legal right to use the boys’ restrooms ...
Looking Back on the Two Cuban-American Also-Rans
John Quincy Adams, our greatest secretary of state (sorry, Hillary Clinton fans), thought that Cuba would inevitably become part of the United States. It hasn’t, at least not yet, but two Cuban Americans were serious presidential contenders this year.
Down through all the millennia that mankind has smoked tobacco, no one would have believed (or even imagined) that a battery-powered contraption with no tobacco would one day be considered a tobacco product.
#ad#We’ve long had smokeless tobacco; ...
Trump’s Tax Plan, If You Can Call It That, Is a Mess
Donald Trump’s latest position on taxes is that he has no position.
On Sunday, Trump suggested — contradicting his own tax plan, which among other things proposes reducing the top tax rate from 39.6 percent to 25 percent — that he would be ...
If a Conservative Speaks—and Facebook Censors Him—Does He Make a Sound?
Conservative lines of communication are in enemy hands. In a lengthy piece in February, I outlined how the systematic left-wing culture of Silicon Valley was manifesting itself in numerous acts of conscious or unconscious bias, with Google, Facebook, and Twitter ...
Mizzou Hunger Strike Guy Busted Saying Misogynistic and Classist Things
Remember Jonathan Butler, that University of Missouri graduate student with the super-rich daddy who went on a seven-day social-justice hunger strike that prompted the ousting of the school’s president and chancellor?
Well, it turns out that when he wasn’...
Captain America: Civil War Is No ‘Conservative Manifesto’
It appears there are going to be many attempts to project modern political debates onto the new Marvel superhero movie, Captain America: Civil War. Already, the Daily Beast’s Nick Schager has kicked things off by contending that the film ...
Harvard’s Hypocritical Attack on Freedom of Association
Harvard University’s campaign against certain single-sex organizations that are unrecognized by the school has just hit a new high-water mark. Off-campus social groups — including fraternities, sororities, and the “final clubs” for which Harvard has long been known — have been ...
Senator Shelby Is Right to Limit Ex-Im’s Corporate-Welfare Aims
You can’t have your cake and eat it, too.
That’s the message Senator Richard Shelby (R., Ala.) is sending to corporate lobbyists supporting the U.S. Export-Import Bank, or “Ex-Im.” In successfully lobbying for the bank’s reauthorization ...
Trump or Clinton — a Hobson’s Choice?
I watched Donald Trump serially blast apart all my preferred candidates — Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz — as if for sport they were sent up in succession as clay pigeons. And now the November Rubicon — vote for Donald Trump, ...
A Country Can’t Be Run Like a Business
For about ten minutes in the 1990s, there was a movement (more notional than real) among some economically oriented conservatives to draft Bill Gates as a Republican presidential candidate.
#ad#That seems preposterous now, knowing what we know about Gates’...
The images from earlier this year are still appalling: ten American sailors, on their knees with their hands behind their head, held at gunpoint aboard a broken-down patrol boat by paramilitary forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
What Chance Would a Third-Party Candidate Have?
Now that Donald Trump has sewn up the Republican nomination, never-Trump conservatives are talking seriously about third-party candidates. Smart conservatives — people I respect — are talking about Gary Johnson, the attractively libertarian but disastrously isolationist ex-governor of New Mexico. Some have ...
Trump’s Backtrackers: Republican Politicians Go Wobbly
RICK PERRY, JULY 22, 2015: “Let no one be mistaken — Donald Trump’s candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised, and discarded. . . . I, for one, will not be silent when a candidate for the high office ...
Until this week I hadn’t noticed the similarities between Hillary Clinton and Colonel-General Helmuth Johann Ludwig von Moltke of the German Empire. The comparison is apt. Both leaders spent years planning a rapid and decisive assault against their opponents. ...
Netanyahu Prepares for War at Home and Abroad
Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has at least four different problems.
First, an upcoming State Comptroller report seems set to accuse Mr. Netanyahu of keeping critical information from his cabinet in the buildup to Israel’s summer 2014 military action ...
Oregon State University to Force All Students to Take ‘Social Justice Training’
Oregon State University reportedly plans to force all students to take a “social justice training” beginning in the fall of 2016.
“This training initiative is intended to provide all students entering Oregon State University an orientation to concepts of diversity, inclusion ...
School Cancels Father-Daughter Dance Over Complaints It Wasn’t ‘Inclusive’
Brockman Elementary School in South Carolina canceled its annual father-daughter dance — which was intended to raise money for the school’s parent-teacher organization — because fewer than ten people complained that it wasn’t “inclusive.”
It gets worse: According to local ...
Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the GOP House leadership member from Washington state, finally uttered the words I’ve been waiting to hear with respect to Donald Trump’s march on the nation’s capital. In an NBC News interview with my ...
University of Oregon’s Bias Reports Are Even More Ridiculous Than You’d Think
The University of Oregon’s Bias Response Team recently released its annual report, and the things people actually reported — as well as the actions the school actually took in response — are even more ridiculous than you’d think.
Why I Cannot Support Trump
If Hillary is the Democratic nominee, Donald J. Trump is likely to become the next president of the United States. Paul Ryan’s little Kabuki-theater piece demonstrates that the GOP establishment either has made, or is about to make, its ...
McCain Faces Unexpectedly Tough Reelection Fight in Arizona
John McCain knows what makes this election cycle so different from years past: “Angry voters.”
McCain offered that blunt assessment of the road ahead last month. He is seeking reelection to his sixth term in the Senate and by rights ...
The Unbelievable Incoherence and Incompetence of Harvard’s New Ban on Single-Sex Groups
Harvard University may be the greatest permanent gathering of intellect in the history of the world. It has the finances and managerial expertise to match — in fact, it just concluded a $6.5 billion capital campaign, the largest in the history of ...
Let’s Don’t Put On a Show
The only thing I know about Kasim Reed is that he’s the mayor of Atlanta and I hate him.
If you’ve had the experience of going through the Atlanta airport recently, you’ll be familiar with the deeply ...
Intolerance of Tolerance at George Mason University
We are enormously fortunate to teach at George Mason University School of Law, a thoroughly collegial institution that has risen to intellectual prominence in a few short decades despite the absence of financial resources or an attachment to a brand-name ...
Because Neither Thomas Jefferson nor Ronald Reagan Is on the Ballot
In print, on air, online, and in person, I urged GOP primary voters to send to the White House — chronologically — Scott Walker, Carly Fiorina, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz. It seems they didn’t listen.
That leaves real-estate ...
This Is Not about Jim Crow
Some of us care little about the debate over public bathrooms. We do, however, care about the ongoing destruction of federalism, individual choice, and good-faith debate in America.
One reliable way to quash dissent and force moral codes on others ...
Trump Wants to Make a Deal
Prior to the 2012 election, Democrats had a theory: Republicans were in the grip of a “fever” that had led them to oppose and attempt to obstruct President Barack Obama at every turn. If Obama won a second term, the fever ...
An Anti-Obamacare Victory for the House — and the Constitution
This afternoon Judge Rosemary Collyer dropped another mess into the Obama administration’s continuing Obamacare quagmire. Her ruling in House of Representatives v. Burwell jeopardizes a major source of funding for health-insurance marketplaces, which were already barely sustainable at best. ...
Leftist Internet: Being White and ‘Born in America’ Automatically Makes One a ‘White Supremacist’
According to a piece on social-justice Internet, there are approximately 9 million things that automatically make you a “white supremacist” no matter how much of a social-justice hero you try to be — including being “born and raised in America.”
“How am ...
Who Wants Marco Rubio’s Old Job?
One observer called him the “little Trump of Florida,” but that isn’t quite right.
Carlos Beruff is one of five Republicans vying to replace Marco Rubio, who manifestly desires to be almost anywhere other than the U.S. Senate. ...
Mizzou Hunger Strike Guy Posted a Video of Himself Dancing Alone to a Song about One-Night Stands
Things are looking worse for University of Missouri social-justice protest leader Jonathan Butler.
After the release of some of his videos and blog posts from five years ago featuring him saying misogynistic and classist things, his talent-booking agency has dropped ...
The Department of Justice Tries to Create a Third Sex
The Obama administration’s top attorneys are resorting to ever greater legal contortions as the “bathroom wars” heat up. In its recent letter to North Carolina demanding the instant repeal of its recently passed “bathroom bill,” the Department of Justice’...
Why We Shouldn’t Punish Mothers for Abortion
Should the government punish women who procure abortions? Most pro-lifers say no, but all parties to the debate over abortion have considered the question an uncomfortable one. It appears to put them in an unwinnable position. If they say yes, ...
No, Most Republicans Aren’t for ‘Open Borders’
Paul Ryan is not for open borders. In the Year of Donald Trump, these are fighting words. They are also true. On his campaign website, the speaker of the House lists four principles that he believes should guide any attempt ...
How Should Conservatives Respond to the Age of Trump?
Morning has broken in Republican America. On this bright new day, what was once the party of Lincoln has become the party of Donald Trump. Our electoral scene is more dynamic than at any other time in living memory. The ...
Donald Trump’s Constitution of One
On January 20, 2017, Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the oath of office to the 45th president: “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ...
Elites Support Mass Illegal Immigration While the Working Classes Suffer
Support for, or opposition to, mass immigration is apparently a class issue, not an ethnic or racial issue. Elites more often support lenient immigration policies; the general public typically opposes them.
At the top of the list are Mexico’s ...
Obama’s Hiroshima Visit Is Hypocrisy
So it’s official: President Obama will be stopping at Hiroshima, the site of the dropping of the first atomic bomb, on May 27 during his state visit to Japan.
The visit is “historic” in the minimal sense that no American ...
15 Reasons Trump Is a Liberal — and a Lunatic Conspiracy Theorist
I must confess that I’m mystified as to why so many Republicans are utterly convinced that Donald Trump will be a better president than Hillary Clinton. Trump, of course, makes it easy for them to delude themselves, because each ...
No Death Penalty for a Benghazi Jihadist — Is this Law or Politics?
In a terse submission to the federal district court in Washington, D.C., the Obama Justice Department has announced that it will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khatallah. He is the only terrorist charged in the Benghazi ...
Did Britain Fall into Putin’s Trap in Prosecuting a Russian Dissident?
Vladimir Bukovsky’s name, like that of Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Andrei Sakharov, is synonymous with an almost unimaginable bravery and resilience in the face of Soviet totalitarianism. Born in 1942, Bukovsky was a founder of the dissident movement of the 1960s ...
Uber vs. the Second-Rate Cities
Residents of most cities, even Cleveland, have a sense of civic pride. New Yorkers have Stockholm syndrome, and they will tolerate almost anything from their city: Show them hideous subterranean vermin and Pizza Rat becomes an unofficial city mascot. Renting ...
Trumpian Echoes from Abroad
There are signs that aspects of the Trump phenomenon have parallels in currents of public opinion in other advanced democracies. In France, the National Front, which has been somewhat sanitized by the founder’s daughter, Marine Le Pen (who expelled ...
Perry and Other Republicans Sell Their Souls to Trump
‘Let no one be mistaken: Donald Trump’s candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised, and discarded,” former Texas governor Rick Perry declared ten months ago. Trump’s candidacy, Perry added, represents “a toxic ...
Marco Rubio Will ‘Support the Nominee’ but Stops Short of Embracing Trump
Marco Rubio appeared careful not to utter the words “I will support Donald Trump for president” to Jake Tapper Tuesday on CNN, though he repeatedly said he still plans to “support the Republican nominee.” He said outright that he does ...
Oxford: Law Students Do Not Have to Learn About Rape or Violence Law If It’s Too Triggering
Oxford University’s undergraduate law professors are providing “trigger warnings” before lessons about rape or violent crime so that students who might be made uncomfortable by such material can leave.
“Before the lectures on sexual offences — which included issues such ...
Brilliant Fools: The Short Story of America’s Liberal Elite
For much of the last week, the very small world of pundits and policy wonks has been buzzing about the New York Times’s extended profile by David Samuels of Obama foreign-policy guru Ben Rhodes, the “aspiring novelist” (as the ...
The CFPB Is Wrong on Arbitration
The so-called Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ghastly love child of Elizabeth Warren and Barack Obama, is attempting to overturn longstanding federal law by illegal regulatory fiat. That’s no surprise — this is mainly what Democrats created the CFPB to do, ...
NR Answers Rage with Reason and Fear with Courage
These are the days of fear and rage. Depending on where you live or work, the fear can be palpable. Say the wrong thing at college, and you imperil your future. Say the wrong thing at work, and you imperil ...
Where #NeverTrump Went Wrong in the Nomination Fight
For the past several months, a patchwork of conservative activists and deep-pocketed donors had made it their mission to prevent Donald Trump from becoming the Republican nominee. Last week, they failed, touching off a series of angry recriminations about what ...
The Dry Rot of Groupthink in Academia
Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited — and then disinvited — to give a talk on a college campus, in this case Virginia Tech.
Mr. Riley is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a ...
The Scariest Reason Trump Won
There are many reasons Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. The four most often cited reasons are the frustrations of white working-class Americans, a widespread revulsion against political correctness, disenchantment with the Republican “establishment,” and the unprecedented and ...
A Nation of Vice Principals
Writing in Gizmodo, Michael Nunez reports the least newsy of Muppet News Flashes: Facebook systematically suppresses conservative views.
Meaning no slight to Nunez’s excellent reporting, this story is about as surprising as Katt Williams getting arrested or Donald Trump ...
The Obama Administration Provokes a Legal Crisis — the War against North Carolina
The state of North Carolina and the federal government are now in a state of declared legal war. On Wednesday afternoon, the Obama administration sent a letter to North Carolina governor Pat McCrory demanding that the state “not comply with ...
The Strange Endurance of Jeremy Corbyn, and Other Mysteries of British Politics
London — In September 2015, only four months after David Cameron’s Tories pulled off an unexpected victory in Britain’s general election, I was asked by the newspaper the Australian to explain a strange paradox in U.K. politics: The Labour ...
If Mitt Romney Is the Answer, What’s the Question?
Let me preface this by saying I will never vote for Donald Trump. Nor would I support Hillary Clinton. Seeking to tease out the moral Gordian Knot this binary presents is not something I’m interested in, particularly when it ...
Junior Obama NSC Staffers Lied About the Iran Deal and Are Running U.S. Foreign Policy
‘So the Obama administration lied about the nuclear deal with Iran. We knew that already.”
That’s the message several conservative friends e-mailed me in response to David Samuels’s New York Times article on May 5 profiling Deputy National Security ...
Jeb Bush as Consumers of News Media Seldom Saw Him
Jeb Bush gave his last speech as a presidential candidate in Columbia, S.C., back in February. “In this campaign, I have stood my ground,” he said as polls closed, “refusing to bend to the political winds.” Moments after he ...
What’s a Conservative to Do?
What to say? What to do? These are the questions many were asking as Donald Trump’s victory in the Indiana primary seemed to clear the way for him to become the Republican nominee.
Among conservatives I ran into in ...
The Republican Party’s Coming Trumpian Disaster
Donald Trump: “We’ve got to get rid of the $19 trillion in debt.”Washington Post: “How long would that take?”
Trump: “I would say over a period of eight years.”
— March 31
Fortune: “You’ve said you plan to pay off ...
Wanted: Conservative Heroes
Politics is often a distasteful affair. There’s a reason why Dante’s Inferno is packed with civil servants. The political arena tends to bring out the worst in human beings.
It seems our political system is preparing its own ...
Climate Hustle: An Impressive, though Flawed, Exposé of Global-Warming Alarmism
Last year Sony Pictures Classics released Merchants of Doubt, a documentary alleging that paid hucksters peddle climate denialism. Marc Morano, who founded and runs the website Climate Depot, was featured prominently as huckster-in-chief. This week Morano struck back with Climate ...
After Trump, Conservatives Must Continue to Explore Their Options
It’s been my great good fortune to know many patriotic Americans, a goodly number but by no means all of them conservatives, who are now supporters of Donald Trump. Similarly, many of my friends and allies in the conservative ...
Trump Must Prove that He Can Do the Job
Donald Trump has swept the primaries and is now the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. His almost unbelievable primary surge — from New York to Indiana — was nothing short of breathtaking. He has confounded almost all the pundits and a majority of ...
Indifference and Ignorance Are Destroying Our Democracy
Earlier this week, my friends and former colleagues at the Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of 51 families challenging an Illinois school district’s policy that grants boys access to girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms. This policy was “...
Trump Is Already Flip-Flopping toward the Center
Within 24 hours of becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump had reversed his positions on tax increases, paying down the debt, raising the minimum wage, and self-financing his campaign. It was a busy day.
In a Wednesday interview with CNBC, ...
My Trouble with ‘Never Trump’
I don’t like Donald Trump for president, but I do like Trump voters. It is the job of the presumptive nominee to unite the party and I am pausing for a few breaths, at least before deciding to go ...