Magazine February 19, 2018, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ “And here to speak for the party of diversity, inclusion, women, people of color, and a bold embrace of the future is . . . some guy named ‘Kennedy.’”

‐ Last summer, President Trump said that he wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller fired. The White House counsel said he would resign rather than carry out the plan, and Trump backed off. So reported the New York Times, and the White House has disputed it only vaguely. The episode illustrates that Trump can be reckless (firing Mueller would have caused a crisis for Republicans), that his aides try to protect him

NR Editors includes members of the editorial staff of the National Review magazine and website.

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Letters

Popularity Contest In “Hearing the People” (January 22), a generally spot-on assessment of how Republicans should react to populism, Henry Olsen writes: “The combined might of the five core groups of ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ “And here to speak for the party of diversity, inclusion, women, people of color, and a bold embrace of the future is . . . some guy named ‘Kennedy.’” ‐ ...
Poetry

Poetry

THIS MILKY WAY This Milky Way, our galaxy, contains A massive hole of blackness at its core, Where any photon striking it remains In unreflected absence evermore, While we perch on a speck upon a ...