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Scott Sumner makes the conservative case for a monetary policy that targets nominal income.

Jay Nordlinger improvises on a theme by Liu Xiabao.

Michael Barone sees a turn away from New Deal politics in Obama’s recent tax-policy reversal.

Kathryn Jean Lopez celebrates the more family-friendly congressional schedule to come.

Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks to NRO about his new book, Leadership and Crisis.

Deroy Murdock visits Rwanda, whose business-friendly reforms have let it transcend its genocidal past.

Jim Manzi revisits the fundamental bases of the welfare state.

Bob Costa previews a possible fight on the right over the tax deal.

Costa highlights the Republicans Obama needs to ratify New START.

Robert Bryce urges Congress to reject more subsidies for ethanol and wind power. 

Steven Blank details the problems with Obama’s “reset” policy for Russia.  

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Elections

Romney Is a Misfit for America

Mitt’s back. The former governor of Massachusetts and occasional native son of Michigan has a new persona: Mr. Utah. He’s going to bring Utah conservatism to the whole Republican party and to the country at large. Wholesome, efficient, industrious, faithful. “Utah has a lot to teach the politicians in ... Read More
Law & the Courts

What the Second Amendment Means Today

The horrifying school massacre in Parkland, Fla., has prompted another national debate about guns. Unfortunately, it seems that these conversations are never terribly constructive — they are too often dominated by screeching extremists on both sides of the aisle and armchair pundits who offer sweeping opinions ... Read More
U.S.

Fire the FBI Chief

American government is supposed to look and sound like George Washington. What it actually looks and sounds like is Henry Hill from Goodfellas: bad suit, hand out, intoning the eternal mantra: “F*** you, pay me.” American government mostly works by interposition, standing between us, the free people at ... Read More
Film & TV

Black Panther’s Circle of Hype

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through its ... Read More