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Daniel McCarthy

The Establishment Wins With Rubio

Neoconservatives and business-class Republicans hope a third-place finish in Iowa is only the beginning.
Daniel McCarthy February 2, 2016

Iowa’s Next Santorum-Vote Surprise

Christian conservatives know their own hearts and minds—which is good news for Ted Cruz and Ben Carson.
Daniel McCarthy January 23, 2016

Is Rand Paul Missing His Giuliani Moment?

Why Iran is the key to Kentucky senator's future---as well as the liberty movement's.
Daniel McCarthy August 4, 2015

Donald Trump Leads a Failed Field

He tops polls because his libertarian, Christian, and Tea Party opponents can't make a sale.
Daniel McCarthy July 17, 2015

What the Election Means for the Republican Brand

Can the Alex P. Keaton generation revive the GOP—without starting another war?
Daniel McCarthy November 5, 2014

Was the American Revolution Secessionist?

No—and it wasn't necessarily anti-imperialist, either.
Daniel McCarthy October 5, 2014

Secession Is Not a Principle of Liberty

Carving new states out of existing ones leads to nationalism and security competition, not individual freedom.
Daniel McCarthy October 2, 2014

Does Liberalism Mean Empire?

Libertarians say no—but history seems to say yes.
Daniel McCarthy September 26, 2014