Article Archive

America is Bankrupt and Republicans Couldn’t Care Less

These poseurs of fiscal responsibility are about to drive up debt to its highest levels since World War II.

January 19, 2018

Imagining an Authoritarian

Nicholas Kristof wonders if Trump is our first president with autocratic tendencies. Where has he been for the past 15 years?

January 19, 2018

Trump Kicking Out Salvadorans Could Be a Boon for MS-13

Prepare yourself for the next wave of violence-driven migration, and as usual, U.S. policy will have a hand in it.

January 19, 2018

Trump’s Biggest Export to the UK: Grandstanding Opportunities

My country’s “resistance” thinks the president cancelling his visit is cause to celebrate. It isn’t.

January 18, 2018

Christian Complicity in the Sh*thole Controversy

Donald Trump’s evangelical backers have let his vulgarity distract them from his inhumanity.

January 18, 2018

Henry Clay’s Rebuke to Tom Cotton

One of them fashioned a foreign policy based on the Declaration of Independence; the other seems to think the world is too dangerous to be an American anymore.

January 18, 2018

Why George Will is Wrong About Smokers

They aren’t dumb; they’re the West’s last contemplatives, and the prejudice against them is wrong.

January 18, 2018

Time for Conservatives to Break the Anti-Environmentalist Mold

They, of all people, should want to protect the planet for the living and unborn.

January 18, 2018

The Left Culturally Appropriates Catholicism

Invoking a Jesuit value to incorporate the Church into the West’s secular religion.

January 17, 2018

Monica’s Lingering Legacy

The scandal that gave us today’s obsession with sex and power turns 20.

January 17, 2018

‘We’re Killing These Kids, We’re Breaking the Army!’

Our soldiers are still redeploying at a frenetic pace that cannot keep up with reality—and the cracks are showing.

January 17, 2018

The British Satire That Explains Our Trumpian Age

“Yes, Prime Minister” is still the best political spoof around, and it has fresh relevance today.

January 17, 2018

The GOP’s Real Conflict: Lust for Power Versus Fundamental Truth

Republicans know salvation can’t be found in government—but they also want to control that same government.

January 16, 2018

Spielberg’s ‘Post’: Clumsy, Inaccurate, Anti-Trump Twaddle

The movie is badly disguised virtue signaling by Hollywood, that, as usual, warps history for its own purposes.

January 16, 2018

Is Democracy to Blame for the Loneliness Epidemic?

Tocqueville warned that the American ideal could lead to increased rootlessness and isolation.

January 16, 2018

Neoconning the Trump White House

Washington’s well-funded web of interventionist elites is quietly populating the president’s national security circle, again.

January 16, 2018

Russia, America, and the Courage to Converse

A conference explores one of our thorniest questions: how to get beyond the impasse between Washington and Moscow.

January 15, 2018

TAC Bookshelf for the Week of January 15

David Ignatius, Truman Capote, Howard Mansfield, and more.

January 15, 2018

This is Your Brain on Trump TV

The media’s coverage of presidential drama is causing us to forget what’s real—and Trump himself isn’t solely to blame.

January 15, 2018