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Paul Ryan

Our podcast takes up the Paul Ryan retirement and what it means for the GOP (not good). Then we discuss Syria (not good) and the...
Paul Ryan

It would be difficult to overestimate the meaning of Paul Ryan's decision to retire from Congress even as he occupies the office of Speaker of...
donald trump

Exactly two years ago yesterday, I published a blog post on this site called Trump: The Case for Despairing—About America. I wrote: "The issue with...
establishment gop

The passage of the House version of the American Health Care Act was a vital necessity for Trump and his White House. Without it, the...

On a special week-ending podcast, the COMMENTARY crew considers the collapse of the American Health Care Act and the fallout therefrom. Our conclusion: A lot...
establishment gop

The 2016 elections created an irreconcilable contradiction that now threatens to paralyze the GOP. The Republican Party in Congress is dominated by conservative lawmakers, many...
Ryancare

If you thought that winning both chambers of Congress, the White House, and the most state-level offices in almost 100 years had put the Republican civil...
paul ryan

There may be no better party to govern the United States at this moment than the Republican Party. It is only appropriate that a country...
GOP Congress

As America prepares to enter a period of Republican dominance unknown for nearly 100 years at the state level and with Republicans in full control...
Donald Trump

If Donald Trump is going down, he’s going down fighting. That’s the main takeaway not only from Sunday night’s debate with Hillary Clinton but also...
Trumpism

Yesterday, no one got “Cantored.” The phrase refers to the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor when he was upset in a 2014 primary...
Donald Trump

In the wake of Donald Trump’s primary victories, Republican leaders felt they had no choice. They meekly fell in line and endorsed Trump. Even people...