Gene Healy

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No, Trump Isn’t Too Stupid to Be Impeached

The president might be incompetent at high crimes, but that doesn't mean he can't be held accountable.
Gene Healy October 25, 2019

Impeachment Should Be on the Table If Trump Bombs Iran

Without Congress's approval, he has no legal authority to start a war, no matter what John Bolton seems to think.
Gene Healy May 22, 2019

Brett Kavanaugh Needs to Check His Executive Privilege

Despite what his defenders say, it’s not true that the nominee is agnostic about the constitutionality of prosecuting a sitting president.
Gene Healy July 25, 2018

David Frum: The Wrong Man

He wants to be the anti-Trump Whittaker Chambers. His past extremism and present histrionics make that an ill-fitting role.
Gene Healy March 23, 2018

Donald Trump Flaunts the Dangers of Presidential Power

HIs erratic behavior isn't going to weaken his office: just the opposite.
Gene Healy January 11, 2018

James Bond’s ‘Royale’ With Cheese

In “Spectre,” the spy series returns to good, campy fun.
Gene Healy November 13, 2015

The FBI’s Homemade Mobster

A ghoulish Johnny Depp channels Whitey Bulger's malice in a story of literal "gangster government."
Gene Healy September 24, 2015

JFK Was No Conservative

JFK, Conservative, Ira Stoll, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 288 pages
Gene Healy December 16, 2013