The Corner

Conservatism 101 For This Tuesday, May 4

“Ron Chernow’s magnificent new biography of Alexander Hamilton begins with these of his subject’s words: ‘I have thought it my duty to exhibit things as they are, not as they ought to be.’ That is the core of conservatism.” Read on here for Professor Will’s scolding of the Bush administration.

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For Democrats, the Party’s Over

If the Democrats are really tempted by impeachment, bring it on. Since the day after the 2016 election they have been threatening this, placing their chips on the Russian-collusion fantasy and then on the phantasmagoric charade of obstruction of justice. The attorney general accurately gave the ingredients of the ... Read More

The 24 Democrats

Every presidential primary ends with one winner and a lot of losers. Some might argue that one or two once-little-known candidates who overperform low expectations get to enjoy a form of moral victory. (Ben Carson and Rick Perry might be happy how the 2016 cycle ended, with both taking roles in Trump’s cabinet. ... Read More