Author Archives: Daniel McCarthy
About Daniel McCarthy
Daniel McCarthy is the editor of The American Conservative. His writing has appeared in a wide variety of other publications, including The Spectator, Reason, Modern Age, and Orion. Outside of journalism, he has worked as internet communications coordinator of the Ron Paul 2008 presidential campaign and senior editor of ISI Books. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, where he studied classics. Follow him on Twitter.
How blue states and Christian factionalism keep conservatives at bay.
Why Iran is the key to Kentucky senator’s future—as well as the liberty movement’s.
He tops polls because his libertarian, Christian, and Tea Party opponents can’t make a sale.
Can the Alex P. Keaton generation revive the GOP—without starting another war?
James Burnham reveals how our oligarchy rules.
No—and it wasn’t necessarily anti-imperialist, either.
Carving new states out of existing ones leads to nationalism and security competition, not individual freedom.
Libertarians say no—but history seems to say yes.
Changing U.S. foreign policy takes a generation—and TAC is shaping the next one of conservatives.
Billionaires and purblind partisans don’t—but The American Conservative isn’t meant for them.
Air strikes were Bill Clinton’s substitute for strategy. Must they be this president’s crutch as well?
Democracy isn’t the end of history, it’s a product of power.
Of the many foolish things said about the Hobby Lobby case, a …
If you’re in the D.C. area, drop by the Cato Institute at …
In late 2008 I put myself through a crash course in the …
On air, Liz Wahl quits Russia’s English-language propaganda network. She’s been getting …
Yesterday I outlined what I still think is Russia’s preferred outcome in …
Some TV and Twitter commentators have begun to suggest an independent Crimea …
Postwar conservatism’s sectarian history can obscure what lessons Strauss has to teach.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague—who was leader of the Conservative Party from …← Older posts
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