Author Archives: Michael Brendan Dougherty

These Girls Are Sad For Now

“You have to watch this show; the first few episodes are the …

The Primary Challenge

Jonathan Martin at Politico reports on the thinking of some GOP party …

How Far Are People Willing to Go for Hagel?

Ever since the news came out that former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel …

Reevaluating Huntsman

So Jon Huntsman. How is that going? He joined No Labels, a group …

Why Can’t Catholics Speak English?

In praise of the Ronald Knox Bible

The Party of Big Business

What will it take for the GOP to appeal to the middle class again?

Mind of the New Majority

Pat Buchanan is more than a conservative—he’s Nixon meets Spengler.

A More Diverse GOP

As I said in my post election wrap-up, I don’t think the …

It’s Over; The Republican Party Hasn’t Recovered From Bush

As I write, Barack Obama has been declared the winner of the …

The Encouraging Sign For Romney

I may have pre-written the post-mortem on the Romney campaign, but I …

How to Explain Romney’s Loss to Shocked Conservatives

Five important reminders

Unless Something Is Wrong With the Polls…

It looks like Obama is going to get his second term. Of …

The Anti-Abortion Vote and Federalism

The pro-life case for Romney rests on more than the Court.

Obliterating the Woman

Since it is such a hot topic this week, I wanted to …

The Censor’s New Tools

Besides just gadget reviews there are generally two types of writing about …

A McGovern Mood Requires the Creativity of Reagan

George Will says the nation is in the mood for a McGovern …

Digital Age Fanatics Meet Bronze Age Fanatics

I have to laugh. The video, “The Innocence of Muslims,” that was …

Romney as Populist Executive, Hapless Athlete

Everyone has some kind of advice for Romney and Obama tonight. I …

The Knuckleball

In news more consequential to me than anything in politics… In the …

Don’t Just Blame William of Ockham

Mark Lilla has a wonderful little review at The New Republic on …

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