Magazine May 14, 2018, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• Through the haze, we can already see the signs: John Boehner/Gary Johnson 2020.

• James Comey’s A Higher Loyalty had a print run of 850,000 copies. Obviously so: In July 2016, the then–FBI director changed from a faceless Beltway eminence to the nemesis first of Hillary Clinton, then of Donald Trump. Pre-election, Comey twice highlighted Clinton’s home-brew server, first in an ill-judged effort to make the story go away, then thanks to the home-stretch discovery of Clinton emails on Anthony Weiner’s laptop. Post-election, Comey became entangled in the hunt for Trump–Russian collusion (an exasperated Trump finally fired him). Comey was

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Books, Arts & Manners


Redeeming the Miracle

Yuval Levin reviews Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics Is Destroying American Democracy, by Jonah Goldberg.




Richard Rustad responds to Yuval Levin & Ramesh Ponnuru’s article “A New Health-Care Debate.”


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