The Right Wing Is
Anti-Government Again

Instead of conservatives becoming government cheerleaders for a Republican in the White House, hostility to the Republican president from the deep state has fueled an even deeper and more thoroughgoing skepticism of government power among Trump’s supporters.

What America Should Learn from a Mexico in Retreat

Our elites’ failure to pay particular attention to Mexico stems from their failure to grapple with the decline of the state more generally. They’re the leadership class of a declining, unresponsive system that increasingly fails to deliver on its promises of prosperity and security.

Escaping the Middle Eastern Labyrinth

Perhaps here Trump’s background as a businessman is a benefit; while a general will be loath to admit defeat, and a politician may never allow an original thought to enter his mind, a businessman knows not to throw good money after bad.

A Constitution for Ambitious Men

This is what NeverTrump types still do not understand: Even when Trump voters are not fully satisfied with Trump’s policies, we rally to him when he is attacked by the establishment because his election was an expression of the will of the people, and his enemies express the will of a hostile ruling class.

Lessons in Draining the Swamp from Ukraine

So long as civil servants remain immune from the president’s control, elections will hardly matter. Presidents in both parties have faced this resistance to some degree, but none has dealt with as much deliberate obstruction, slow-walking, and outright defiance as President Trump.

Immigration by the Numbers

Democrats have renewed their vows to unwavering support of open borders. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tussled last week with former Immigration and Customs Enforcement director […]

It’s Bernie’s Party Now

After watching two nights of Democratic primary debates, I felt like I needed more than my regular shower. The party increasingly is far-left, divided between […]