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social conservatism

The Trump administration has a peculiar view of federalism. The Trump White House believes the Obama-era guidelines designed to expand restroom access to transgender students are...

On the last of this week's podcast, the COMMENTARY crew discusses the problems with the new deportation policies, ventilates on the Democratic National Committee's race...
media

For a window into the reporting industry’s crisis of confidence, look no further than the Washington Post’s new motto: “Democracy dies in darkness.” This is...
Donald Trump

The Trump presidency is redefining “conflict of interest.” The kind of ethical concerns that would have been major news in a previous administration receive barely...
McMaster

There are few people in the world for whom I have more respect than Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, the newly named national security adviser. A...
media

By all accounts, America’s elite business and political leaders now live in abject terror of a singular phenomenon; a capricious beast that strikes without warning: Donald...
GOP

So far, 2017 is what 2009 looked like on Earth 2. Republicans are beset by angry constituents at town halls. The GOP is the object of...
peace

It was a shock to the status quo on Tuesday when, standing beside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump abandoned decades of U.S....
democrats

Peter Beinart is part of a cast of liberals lamenting the fact that conservatives who were skeptical of Donald Trump during the campaign have inexplicably declined...
wild debate

I can't believe I'm writing this after the administration has been in office for 26 days, but here goes. The idea that Donald Trump is...
Kleptocracy

Vladimir Putin in Russia. Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey. North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Iraqi Kurdistan’s Masoud Barzani. Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. The late...
Venezuela

The Trump Treasury Department’s move to impose sanctions on and to freeze the assets of a series of high-profile Venezuelan actors—including the country’s new vice...