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Posts in category “Conservatism”

Ted Cruz Is Not What He Seems

He’s a lot smarter than you and me, and way more subtle than it appears to the casual observer

Posted February 1st, 2016

Trump Plucked The Populist Apple

GOP gatekeepers, insiders, didn’t see him coming, though the signs have been there for at least a decade

Posted January 29th, 2016

John Lukacs vs. Populism

The great historian of the Right foresaw our Trump Moment coming a decade ago

Posted January 28th, 2016

Trump: ‘Shocking, Vulgar — and Right’

The rough virtues of a crude man fighting the Conservative-Industrial Complex

Posted January 28th, 2016

Trump As Republican Apocalypse

Trump unveils the truth about conservative bigs and their Napoleon Complex

Posted January 28th, 2016

The Sky Is Red

And night is falling over fragmented America

Posted January 27th, 2016

Donald Trump, Holy Fool?

The salutary effect of the mouthy candidate’s ‘truth bombs’

Posted January 26th, 2016

‘The Revolution Is At Hand’

Trump hits new highs in national polling. This thing really is happening

Posted January 26th, 2016

‘Why Not Trump?’

Conservative establishment’s panic over the Donald is likely too little, too late

Posted January 24th, 2016

Trump & the Conservative Intelligentsia

The gap between conservative elites and the grassroots

Posted January 23rd, 2016

The Potemkin Village of Conservatism

The Trump phenomenon shows how pasteboard-thin Conservatismâ„¢ is

Posted January 22nd, 2016

Leaders Without Followers

Evangelical insiders in the year of the outsider

Posted January 21st, 2016

Sarah Palin Broke His Heart

She was the hope for socially conservative populism. And then…

Posted January 21st, 2016

Diabolized America

Social forces that are tearing the country apart

Posted January 4th, 2016

Justice Scalia in Louisiana

Il Magnifico speaks out for religious liberty and faults his Court colleagues

Posted January 2nd, 2016

Among the Wrapped Too Tights

G.K. Chesterton, a patron saint of the Benedict Option, can save us from joylessness

Posted December 30th, 2015

Lessons From Europe’s Decline

Roger Scruton with a diagnosis — and a warning for America

Posted December 23rd, 2015