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Tevi Troy

Tevi Troy

Tevi Troy, a frequent contributor to Commentary, is the author of Intellectuals and the American Presidency, among other books on presidential history.

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From the February 2017 issue: Well over 99 percent of the 2 million-plus people working in the federal government are career officials. Even in the White...

Every year, in midwinter, synagogue bulletins and Jewish Community Center emails are filled with announcements of organic Sabbath lunches, environmental lectures, and recycling drives. The...

The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare, has had a tough run of it since being signed into law nearly five years ago. It...

The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President By Aaron David Miller Palgrave Macmillan, 288 pages The questionof presidential greatness...

No matter the degree of disastrousness of its October debut, no matter the efforts of Republicans to derail it, there is little or no chance...