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Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC
She tried to steal trade skeptics from Trump, but has little room to move on immigration and crime.
Who will have the king’s ear on foreign policy?
Inside the convention, there is both Trump enthusiasm and mere acceptance. Outside, there is only anger.
Despite high security and the threat of disruption, Monday mostly displayed normalcy.
He knows border wars have replaced culture wars.
Voters long frustrated by establishment positions on trade and immigration found their voice.
He has no one to blame but himself for his failure to snap up foreign-policy moderates.
The GOP frontrunner has flaws, but his supporters should not be denied the opportunity to hold a peaceful rally.
Forget the neocons—make America great again by putting the national interest first.
If Rubio’s attacks on the Donald aren’t successful, will neoconservatives leave the GOP for Hillary Clinton?
The New Jersey governor’s endorsement signals that the billionaire’s politics may not be as radical as some have assumed.
Why is the GOP rushing to consolidate around the return of George W. Bush’s first term?
He’s the least hawkish establishment candidate left. But can he beat Jeb and Rubio again?
Both campaigns are criticizing the same thing, in divergent but essentially parallel ways.
The establishment was ready to rally around Rubio, but the final New Hampshire debate exposed his weaknesses.
Trump still draws large crowds, but more voters should have a chance to see Christie and Kasich.
Like the global elite he disdains, his appeal isn’t going away.
Bush has lost the energy to take out his protege, as well as any pretense of foreign-policy realism.
Not much is decided until the last few minutes of the game.
His supporters may not be as reliable as more upscale voters, but their numbers are still impressive.← Older posts
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