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Scott McConnell is a founding editor of TAC
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The former wants to take America back to the foreign policy of George W. Bush.
What an accusation leveled against Kellyanne Conway says about the future of this country.
Americans are setting off into uncharted territory. We needed to do that.
White nationalism is still marginal—but anti-globalism isn’t.
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.← Older posts
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