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Liberals & Democrats

tax code reform

The Democrats seem to have three and only three principles when it comes to tax policy. 1) Oppose any and all Republican tax proposals. 2) Insist that...
Northam

In the months leading up to October, both candidates vying to replace Democratic Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe had tried unsuccessfully to focus almost exclusively on...
democrats

Can the Democrats ease up on cultural progressivism if it means making inroads in red states? That is the most important question raised by Robert Draper’s...
Polarization

Ask liberal Democrats what they miss most about the Obama era, and one item you’re unlikely to hear them pine for is their lost sense...
fearless girl

On March 8, 2017, a bronze idol appeared on the streets of Manhattan paying obeisance to both the tenets of identity politics and liberal apprehension...
racism

In April 1961, National Review editor William F. Buckley published the first of what would become a multi-essay broadside targeting the John Birch Society founder...
Joe Biden

Given his reputation for favoring even wildly impractical progressive policy objectives, few might have guessed that the first prominent liberal to stand athwart the Democratic...
NRA

In 2003, Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle coined a razor that remains invaluable for predicting group behavior patterns in the context of American politics. “Jane’s...
Democratic Party

The Democratic Party can take away at least one clear conclusion from the aftermath of their 2016 losses: You can put off the autopsy, but...
abortion

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has just made a significant admission: the Democratic Party cannot retake Congress by appealing to the progressive activist base alone. “There...
schumer

Democrats are finally digging out of the wreckage the Obama years wrought, and are beginning to acknowledge the woes they visited upon themselves with their...
intersectionality

Republicans didn’t always scoff dismissively at the self-destructive, reactionary, fractious collection of malcontents who call themselves The Resistance. The hundreds of thousands who marched in...