Republicans who actually want their party to win the White House next year are increasingly worried.
As the Republican presidential candidates head into the home stretch of the primary-season-opening Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, few conservatives are content with the condition of conservatism.
Contrasting positions on American exceptionalism go to the heart of what distinguishes the 2016 Republican presidential field from its Democratic counterpart.
The debasement of liberal education is a little-discussed but long-standing cause of the much-discussed polarization of our politics.
The term “moderation” has an antiquated ring. It is rarely heard these days except to mock those who are afraid to offend and eager to please.
Lessons from the Supreme Court, the Bush administration, and Hillary Clinton.
The Ten Commandments tell us nothing directly, and little indirectly, about the proper limits of government power. For that we must turn to John Locke.
A man who is in numerous respects the antithesis of moderation has assumed what many see as the most powerful office in the world. Moderation is often regarded as a good thing.
Republicans have rarely had it so good or found themselves so politically vulnerable.
Due process protections for the accused in campus cases alleging sexual assault have been under attack for decades.
What a new history of American civil religion gets wrong.
Out of the pages of history, the distinguished scholar and essayist Gertrude Himmelfarb offers intellectual, moral, and political aid for our time.
Raise the banner of individual liberty and govern under it.
From Burke to Buckley to Trump, the Right has always had a populist current.
Intolerance of the other political party has become a hallmark of civic life in the United States. But speculation ranges widely about the causes and cures.
According to the dominant narrative—advanced by President Obama, embraced by the Democratic Party, and disseminated by their many advocates in the prestige media—the federal government isn’t working as well
On Oct. 22, Washington Post columnist E. J.
In his efforts to refute Charles Cooke’s recent exposé of Jennifer Rubin, I was surprised to see David Frum, in passing, attack my Hoover colleague, legal scholar Peter Berkowitz (a “Sean Hannity–style character assassination of James Comey and Special Counsel Robert Mueller”), for suggesting, in a prescient October WSJ opinion column, that the Mueller investigation into Russian collusion may well be ethically compromised (in its zeal to go after those not accused of collusion)—in even greater fashion than was the Comey investigation of Hillary Clinton (in its absence of zeal to indict for clear violations of U.S. intelligence law).
Thirty years after the phrase came into vogue, the culture wars are alive and well—and more heated and complex than ever. A comprehensive peace is not in the cards.