Author Archives: Robert W. Merry
The president has done some things right and some things wrong, though whether voters will grade on a curve remains to be seen.
Rather that acknowledge the complexities that led to El Paso and Dayton, exploiters are letting the republic burn.
A new report makes clear that the sexual harassment allegations against him weren’t enough to justify his resignation.
She scored big in her exchange with Biden, but her knowledge about how the Senate used to work is rather thin.
The Democratic contenders want open borders and free healthcare and to pay for it by hiking taxes. Trump should not take this lightly.
Before we retaliate over drone and oil tanker attacks, take a look at all the times we’ve been duped.
If America wants to maintain any influence in Asia, it needs to wake up.
Warren Phillips kept it a voice of conservative reason even as other papers were tilting left.
For separation of powers to work, the president must be able to protect his interests and constitutional prerogatives.
The status quo—our foreign policy, our economic health, our exceptionalism—is fraying before our very eyes.
We’ve replaced the old party machinery with pundits and pollsters, and their vetting of candidates is pitiless.
After months of political maneuvering, intrigue, backroom bargaining, and furious oratory, the fate of FDR’s plan was clear.
Commentators like Jill Lepore are wrong to say America has no shared cultural heritage or core.
Just because Democrats are lurching leftwards doesn’t mean they’re going to lose in 2020.
The revelation that top Justice officials considered unseating Trump should answer that question for good.
It’s splitting us down partisan lines and poisoning our social science.
Status quo supporters like the New York Times poke fun at Trump for even questioning the alliance. But who’s the fool?
The president has made fundamental errors that may sink his presidency. It didn’t have to be that way.
It’s from a time when women held real power and morality still governed sex.
His incompetence and incoherence guarantees that he’ll be a one-term president.← Older posts
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