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Conservatives & Republicans

Donald Trump

Being the dominant governing party is a mixed bag. You and your allies enjoy all the perks and can set the agenda, but your freedom...
roy moore

No one should be too proud of the fact that the election of a Democrat to the U.S. Senate from Alabama over a spectacularly flawed,...
Jeff flake

Conservatives who have devoted considerable energy to convincing themselves that Donald Trump’s erratic and irresponsible conduct is excusable—even desirable—have invented what must be a comforting...
pessimism

At the heart of this new era of prohibitive Republican dominance is a contradiction. The GOP has reached a zenith of power unseen in almost...
Jerry Falwell jr.

How far–how low–do religious leaders end up going when they decide that, in public life, the end justifies any means? Consider the case of Jerry...
kim guadagno

If the GOP is to be converted into a vehicle for politicians who evince Donald Trump’s brand of pragmatic center-right populism, Trump will have to...
Donald Trump

Though it enjoys a level of political dominance unseen since the 1920s, the Republican Party’s agenda is stalled. Yet, despite their failure to repeal and...
voter fraud

With a Republican in the White House and Republicans in total control of the federal government, conservatives are often spared reminders that they are in...
GOP

As congressional Republicans struggle to cobble together a bill to replace ObamaCare, their party’s leader has been less than helpful. More often than not, in...
gop

Travel among earnest liberals and anti-Trump conservatives in self-imposed exile, and you’re likely to be asked one urgent question: When will the GOP have had...
donald trump

Writing in the New York Times, First Things editor R.R. Reno informs those of us devoted to the Reaganite vision of the Republican Party—which he...
Media bias

Longtime conservative critics of a prevailing center-left bias in the press won a significant victory this week. In celebrating their success, however, those same media...