Category: World

RT ≠ Endorsement

On air, Liz Wahl quits Russia’s English-language propaganda network. She’s been getting a bit of snark from Twitter over…
Daniel McCarthy March 5, 2014

What the French Experience Tells Us About Russia and Egypt

A copy of New French Thought: Political Philosophy I picked up on Friday contains this timely passage from Mark…
Daniel McCarthy August 19, 2013

Punks for Thatcher

“Saturday Night Live” takes the mickey (below), but there were a few punks who adored Mrs. T., or at…
Daniel McCarthy April 15, 2013

What the GOP Can Learn From Thatcher’s Party’s Last Success

I may have helped popularize the now well-known fact that Republicans have lost the popular vote in five of…
Daniel McCarthy April 12, 2013

The Churches of Thatcher

The late prime minister was marked by her early Methodism, even after she joined the Church of England, as…
Daniel McCarthy April 11, 2013

Just as the Reagan Revolution Began Under Carter….

…attempts by the British government to curtail the failing welfare state of the 1970s actually began under Margaret Thatcher’s…
Daniel McCarthy April 9, 2013

Tories and Conservatives: A Study in Contrast

Andrew Sullivan notes one of the ironies of the Thatcher era: “She wanted to return Britain to the tradition…
Daniel McCarthy April 8, 2013

Huntsman: Our Political Culture Is a National-Security Risk

At the Reagan library, the former governor proposes trade and diplomacy in place of war.
Daniel McCarthy April 5, 2013