Why I Have Given Up on Trumpism

I have given up on Trumpism. I realize this declaration will come as a surprise to some readers. I should mention, therefore, that it is a decision to which I came only after considerable reflection. It was not easy. I have plenty of friends who endorse Trumpism. I acknowledge that I did as

By | 2017-11-14T23:42:50+00:00 November 14th, 2017|

The NeverTrump Nerds’ Quest to Save Mueller

The shrewd, erudite club of NeverTrump “conservatives” has finally hatched a plan to reclaim the Republican Party from Donald Trump and win the hearts and minds of Republicans across the country. Yes, this wily gang—who named themselves “Meeting of the Concerned” because it sounds better than “Republican AV Club of Geeks and Losers”—launched

By | 2017-11-02T16:48:49+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|

NeverTrumping to Oblivion

Every few generations, American politics undergoes an intense realignment. Today, America is experiencing a consequential change in its politics. Scholar and writer, F.H. Buckley, refers to the new political coalition forming around Donald Trump as the “Republican workers’ party,” dubbing it a “revolution in American politics on a par with President Richard Nixon’s

By | 2017-10-30T13:26:41+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

Jeff Flake Shoots Blanks

One of the easiest ways to gain 15 minutes of fame as a Republican is to attack another Republican. The cameras will roll, the pundits will marvel, and we will soon be assured of a collapsing conservative movement. This week, Jeff Flake of Arizona garnered himself a full 17 minutes of fame with

By | 2017-10-28T10:23:09+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

Willful Ignorance

For the first time since the president’s inauguration, I broke my vow to shun all faux conservatives—you know, the type for whom personality was more important than sparing America eight more years of a hard-Left presidency—and actually read a George Will column. What I found is that there’s actually some utility in an

By | 2017-10-26T13:42:34+00:00 October 26th, 2017|

Dr. Kelli Ward and Chris Buskirk on Building a Representative Majority

Candidate for the Republican nomination for the Arizona Senate seat currently held by Senator Jeff Flake, Dr. Kelli Ward, joined American Greatness senior editor and publisher, Chris Buskirk, to discuss Flake's announcement of his retirement. What does this mean for for Arizona and Republican Party politics in general?  You can listen to their conversation

By | 2017-10-26T12:16:30+00:00 October 26th, 2017|

How the State Department is Undermining Trump’s Agenda

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has isolated himself from his own department and allowed subordinates to fill a handful of top positions with people who actively opposed Donald Trump’s election, according to current and former State Department officials and national security experts with specific knowledge of the situation. News reports often depict a

By | 2017-10-22T15:04:37+00:00 October 21st, 2017|