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Analysis and Commentary

Davenport: The Democrat’s Dilemma: Persuasion Or Turnout

by David Davenportvia Townhall Review
Friday, July 5, 2019

Richard Nixon, who ran 5 times for president or vice president, said he ran to the right to win the Republican nomination, but then back toward the center in the general election.

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Democratic Candidates Aren’t On A Winning Track

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Presidential candidates from both parties usually sound hard-core in the primaries to appeal to their progressive or conservative bases. But for the general election, the nominees move to the center to pick off swing voters and centrist independents.

In the News

Seeing Is Believing

quoting Andrew Grottovia Bohemian
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Say What? A crudely manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi that seemed to show her slurring her words went viral in May, egged on in part by President Trump.

Analysis and Commentary

If The Popular Vote Had Been What Mattered, Would Hillary Have Won?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

People who want to abolish the electoral college, currently mostly Democrats, typically say things like this: “If the 2016 election had been decided by popular vote, then it follows that Hillary Clinton would now be president.” This assertion is blatantly false. 

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his Forbes article "A Suggestion For The Next Time He Debates: Let Biden Be Biden – Whatever That Means."

Interviews

Bill Whalen On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses his California on Your Mind article "A Newsom Recall? Let’s First Recall How It Happened To Gray Davis."

Interviews

Odds Are Good For A Trump Reelection: Lanhee Chen (Radio)

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg
Monday, July 1, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the Democratic candidates and the 2020 political landscape.

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Area 45: About Those Debates . . .With David Brady And Doug Rivers

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Monday, July 1, 2019

Who can challenge President Trump in 2020?

Analysis and Commentary

The Anti-Trump Circus

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, June 30, 2019

We are now in the fourth year of an anti-Trump mania, and about reaching the point of caricature.

Analysis and Commentary

A Suggestion For The Next Time He Debates: Let Biden Be Biden – Whatever That Means

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Saturday, June 29, 2019

I was going to write a column in the immediate aftermath of this week’s Democratic presidential debates, but decided that discretion – and delay – was the better part of valor.

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