American Conservatism

Prudence: For Trump

Reposted with permission from the Claremont Review of Books. William Voegeli has written thoughtfully about the reasons underlying Trump’s appeal, defended Trump’s supporters, and attacked some […]

An Interview with Decius

The pseudonymous Publius Decius Mus has angered and mystified his critics with his bracing assessment of our political moment in his essay, “The Flight 93 […]

Defenestration & The Crisis of 2016

  So it has come to this: Goldman Sachs has instructed its partners not to contribute to the Donald Trump presidential campaign or associated PACs. […]


Who is Decius? Who is the author of The Flight 93 Election that has Conservatism, Inc. frowning in consternation? This is the question of looming […]

The Flight 93 Election

Reposted with permission from the Claremont Review of Books. 2016 is the Flight 93 election: charge the cockpit or you die. You may die anyway. […]

Donald Trump and the American Crisis

Re-posted with permission from The Claremont Review of Books Charles Kesler’s essay, “Trump and the Conservative Cause,” (Spring Issue of the CRB – also reposted here) […]