Robert W. Merry

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Paul Volcker: The Man Who Helped Reagan Save the Economy

The 40th president refused to speak out even when Paul Volcker's austerity measures threatened his presidency. In the end, both were rewarded.
Robert W. Merry December 13, 2019

Impeaching Trump and Demonizing Russia: Birds of a Feather

The elites who want Trump gone keep mouthing all the usual falsehoods about Ukraine.
Robert W. Merry November 19, 2019

Why Naked Partisanship Won’t Impeach a President

One of these impeachment attempts is not like the other---and history may not be on the Democrats' side.
Robert W. Merry November 1, 2019

New York Times Confirms: It’s Trump Versus the Deep State

Even the Gray Lady admits the president is up against a powerful bureaucracy that wants him sunk.
Robert W. Merry October 28, 2019

Donald Trump is Blowing It

Instead of building a coalition and staying above his foes, he's recklessly sought revenge, and will pay for it.
Robert W. Merry October 8, 2019

Could Corbyn’s Socialist Scheme Become Reality?

The Reagan-Thatcher era is over. Opponents of any leftward lurch can’t afford to be blithe about it.
Robert W. Merry September 11, 2019

Trump’s Nationalist Report Card: A Solid C

The president has done some things right and some things wrong, though whether voters will grade on a curve remains to be seen.
Robert W. Merry August 16, 2019

Trump Didn’t Start the Fire

Rather that acknowledge the complexities that led to El Paso and Dayton, exploiters are letting the republic burn.
Robert W. Merry August 7, 2019