To understand liberals’ sudden admiration for Alexander Hamilton, it helps to consider what they think of the other Founding Fathers.
The president’s action carries the same unavoidable whiff of playing identity politics with a key voting bloc of the Democratic Party.
The worst part of Donald Trump’s economic interventions is that he’s getting other Republicans to throw out the party’s free-market ideology.
The actors in ‘Hamilton’ got the spirit of civil discourse right—and so did Mike Pence. Too bad President-Elect Donald Trump doesn’t.
When Vice President-elect Mike Pence attended the hit musical last night, audience members—and the cast itself—refused to show any respect or empathy.
If you need a feel-good American moment, ‘Hamilton’ is still an excellent bet. Watch for George Washington to steal the show.
Denouncing all patriotic impulses as barbaric, tribal, and intrinsically racist will only fuel these impulses. Instead, we need to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy nationalism.
Alexandra Petri, writer and blogger at the Washington Post, explains the comedic challenge of parodying Donald Trump on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour.
‘Hamilton’ has been nominated for 16 Tony awards, not least because it gives full-throated cheers for America and freedom that all Americans can join in.
Andrew Jackson really wouldn’t have wanted to be on our funny money central bank notes, anyway. And for good reason.
Historian Lyra Monteiro says the smash hit ‘Hamilton’ is racist. On the contrary: she’s the one promoting stereotypes.
Despite what many young people have heard about the American Founders, ‘Hamilton’ shows the timelessness of their ideals.
The 2016 cycle has seen an utter collapse of the established order of things.
We have forgotten the miracle of a place where your background pales in comparison to your drive to grab opportunity. The hit musical ‘Hamilton’ reminds us.
Who among the current Republican contenders is best positioned to make the case for this understanding of the American presidency–and then live up to it in office?
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