Magazine December 5, 2016, Issue

The Tiny Violin

We deserve Donald Trump. By “we” I mean the entire class of political and cultural elites in this country who scoffed at Trump and wrote him off from the moment he descended that gilded escalator back in June 2015. Trump’s stunning, poll-defying upset over Hillary Clinton was a short-fingered smack in the face to many people, including many on the right, who had it coming, big league. 

Maybe Trump will be a disaster as president and all his critics will be proven right. Of course, their track record on Trump predictions is rather poor, so maybe he’ll continue to prove them

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Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...

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Letters

Politics in the Context of Christianity Ian Tuttle’s article “The Religious Right’s Demise” (November 7) argues that what is needed is an authentic Christian voice independent of politics. I agree. The ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ We usually only worry about audits when Democratic presidents get elected. ‐ “We are now all rooting for his success in uniting and leading the country,” President Obama said of ...

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