Romney’s Child Welfare Plan

An opportunity for unity and a restoration of normal order.

Conservatives Are On The Wrong Side Of The N.F.L. Anthem Debate

Conservatives claim to support freedom of speech and freedom of expression, but they’ve utterly failed that test when it comes to their reaction to players who peacefully and respectfully kneel during the National Anthem.

The Fine Line Between Nationalism and Racism

Andrew Sullivan wonders, “Will there always be an England?”

Donald Trump Appeals To The Worst Instincts In Voters, And The Worst Parts Of American Politics

The longer this race goes on, the hard it becomes to deny the truth about Donald Trump.

A Conservative Argues For Extending Unemployment Benefits

In an ordinary post-recession world, we wouldn’t need to talk about extended unemployment benefits, but times are far from ordinary.

Do You Live in a Bubble?

PBS NewsHour quiz “Do You Live in a Bubble?”

A Second, Less Republican, Republican Party?

David Brooks has an idea that only David Brooks could love.

Speaking of “Coming Apart”

If one has views that one will not change even in the face of the best case scenario for new data against those views, then one cannot claim to be an analyst.

David Frum Eviscerates Charles Murray’s Latest Book

David Frum begins a withering review for The Daily Beast, “Charles Murray’s Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010 is an important book that will have large influence. It is unfortunately not a good book.”

Is There An American Cultural Divide?

Have Americans divided themselves into what are becoming increasingly different cultures?

You Can Be Compassionate Without Supporting Big Government

Contrary to what Eugene Robinson and Paul Krugman argue today, compassion does not require one to support government social welfare programs.

David Frum: I Was Wrong To Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

A former opponent of same-sex marriage admits he was wrong.

On CPAC, Social Conservatives, And GOProud

On the eve of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, another shot has been fired by those boycotting the meeting due to the presence of a gay conservative group.

Huckabee Attacks Republican “Elitists” For Not Backing Tea Party

Mike Huckabee is the latest Republican to tack up the banner against the so-called “elites.”

Elites: Americans But Not Of America?

Charles Murray argues that the Tea Party is right to complain about out-of-touch elites.

You Are What You Tax