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Politics & Ideas

At first, it seems hard to disagree with Peggy Noonan’s op-ed in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal, which argues that in politics, ideas should outweigh...

According to Nicholas Kristof, writing in the New York Times last Sunday, American politicians, whether Republicans or Democrats, always bite their tongues when it comes...

America's twenty-second Secretary of Defense came to prominence in the world of intelligence, having risen up through the ranks of the analytical division of the...

Like a lot of other people this year, I have decided to run for President. True, I have no support, no money, and precious little...

George Will has written a sensible column on why conservative carping about the ideological flaws of the leading GOP presidential candidates is unjustified. As he...

A vaccine for Human Papillomavirus (HPV), approved last year, has now sparked controversy in at least a half dozen states. HPV is by far the...

Anyone who doubts that the Reagan coalition no longer exists ought to look at the latest diatribe by the syndicated columnist Paul Craig Roberts, which...

Though Hillary Clinton's delivery of a speech in a broad southern dialect at an Alabama church was perhaps the most entertaining moment of last weekend's...

Dick Morris (courtesy of RealClearPolitics) correctly points out that the increasingly front-loaded primary schedule has made early fundraising the single most important factor in determining...

The comedian Al Franken, author of Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them, recently announced that...

No myth about George W. Bush has been cultivated more sedulously by his enemies than the idea that he has never read anything—that he is...

As the Washington Post announced today, veteran COMMENTARY contributor Eliot A. Cohen has been hired by Condoleezza Rice as counselor at the State Department, a...