Author Archives: Jack Hunter

Trump Starts to Fix Clinton’s Catastrophic Crime Bill Mess

In 1994 the triangulation president tried to be more law-and-order than the GOP, and ended up damaging untold lives.

No One Is Safe From the Mob Chasing Tucker Carlson

The logic behind the surge in American political violence is scary—and could strike anywhere.

Mark Sanford Shows That Trumpism Isn’t Enough

He was beaten by a Trump acolyte in his primary and his seat promptly went blue. There’s a lesson there.

Why the WWE Should Go To Saudi Arabia

Forget the hawks who coddled the Saudis and now rattle sabers. The best medicine is cultural change.

Ted Cruz’s Long Sellout on Criminal Justice Reform

Once an innovator on this issue, he’s descended into authoritarian fearmongering.

The War in Afghanistan is Enabling Pedophilia

A State Department report makes the grim reality clear. Yet interventionists don’t want to change a thing.

Forgiveness for Kavanaugh But Not Young Drug Offenders?

Dennis Prager’s double standard is everything that’s wrong with how we think about justice.

The Proxy War Over Trump’s Foreign Policy

Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham are battling for the president’s ear—and Paul seems to be winning.

Calling Donald Trump ‘Alt-Right’ Only Empowers Real Racists

The idea that the president and Tucker Carlson are bigots because they referenced South Africa’s new land seizure policy is nonsense.

What if Russiagate is the New WMDs?

Democrats, certain in their accusations of guilt, sound a lot like Republicans in 2002.

Rand Paul Against the World

A new report suggests the Kentucky senator is singlehandedly preventing war with Iran.

Ron and Rand Paul Call Out Foreign Policy Hysteria

And like his father, the senator found himself on the wrong end of the media mob this week.

Selective Moral Outrage Cheapens Authentic Protest

Pointing out partisan hypocrisy on both sides is more than just whataboutism.

The Hypocrisy of Never Trump Neoconservatives

They whine about political tribalism under Trump but it never bothered them under Bush.

What Kevin Williamson Gets Wrong About the Libertarian Moment

The Atlantic’s (now former) writer says the GOP has become “Sean Hannity’s party,” but he misses something fundamental.

Jonathan Chait’s Cockeyed Trump-Libertarian Fantasy

What the liberal writer doesn’t understand about the philosophy he’s analyzing.

National Review Finally Gets It Right on Stop-and-Frisk

The conservative magazine deserves credit for admitting they were wrong about this authoritarian tactic.

There is No ‘New Normal’ After the Alabama Election

But there are dueling narratives about what Roy Moore’s loss means.

Tom Petty’s Permanent Things

Politically progressive, but he kept a traditionalist streak.

Our Newfound Sympathy for Addicts

Why was the crack epidemic treated differently?

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