Donald Trump, it turned out, read the conservative electorate much more accurately than the finest minds in Republican punditry. Their response is revenge.
David Brooks joins Ben Domenech on The Federalist Radio Hour to discuss the American cultural collapse of faith, trust, and community.
It may surprise many Westerners, but Thailand, a country known for attracting notoriously libertine tourists, is actually a quite religious, conservative nation.
If you already have an ‘outsider’ president who is cutting taxes, deregulating, considering Pentagon base closings, and more, it is unclear how Libertarians can run against him.
In America’s reddest state, moderation and prudence are increasingly seen as a betrayal of conservatism and a reason to purge the GOP.
For God, For Country, and For Main Street.
Jonah Goldberg is certainly not naive about the role religion plays in the ‘miracle’ of western classical liberalism. ‘Suicide of the West’ is best understood as an apologetic to non-conservatives.
Jonah Goldberg’s ‘Suicide of the West’ fails to acknowledge that the threat to liberal democratic capitalism is far deeper than tribalism or nationalism gone awry.
While the self-labeled remnant challenges conservatives to live up to a higher standard, others counter that we should leverage unified Republican government to secure policy wins.
Men cannot simply decide they are women. This is a basic truth that conservatives should not deny for fear of social strife.
Ideas and persuasion alone are as insufficient to stem the tide of illiberalism sweeping across the country as a few liquor raids were to bringing down Al Capone.
Marco Rubio really, really wants to be president. He wants it badly enough to blow with the prevailing wind, and the prevailing wind comes from Trump.
Rich Lowry just wrote off the NeverTrump movement as ‘deluded.’ Yes, the same Rich Lowry who compiled the ‘Against Trump’ issue of National Review.
American Greatness goes beyond normal establishment-bashing to claim the problem with conservatism is that there is nothing left in the status quo to be conserved.
Every time someone tells us that conservatism is in its death throes, conservatism makes a miraculous comeback. Heralding its demise is premature.
Future conservative victories will rest not upon allegiance to Donald Trump, but upon a continued willingness to engage in intellectual inquiry and political persuasion.
As the president’s actions have shown, he is at war with the progressives who have co-opted American society — and is willing to go further than any previous conservative to defeat them.
Donald Trump gestured at something lacking in the two-party system of the past generation and, whether he meant to or not, began the shift to a new system of conservatism.
Social conservatives embraced Roy Moore because they thought he was fighting for them. In fact, Moore was never a conservative to begin with.
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