Author Archives: Gene Healy

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.

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.

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.

Donald Trump Flaunts the Dangers of Presidential Power

HIs erratic behavior isn’t going to weaken his office: just the opposite.

James Bond’s ‘Royale’ With Cheese

In “Spectre,” the spy series returns to good, campy fun.

The FBI’s Homemade Mobster

A ghoulish Johnny Depp channels Whitey Bulger’s malice in a story of literal “gangster government.”

Kennedy Was No Conservative

Ira Stoll’s new book is wrong to claim JFK for the right—he was a thorough statist.

Hail to the Tyrant

Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic, Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule, Oxford …