Henry Olsen

AUDIO: Henry Olsen on the Steve Deace Show

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen discusses the 2016 GOP primary and the four types of Republican voters.

How ‘The Stupid Party’ Earned Its Name

A new book explains how conservatism has become both unable to argue rather than assert and uninterested in persuading Americans who are not already true believers to join the cause.

To Attract Disillusioned Voters, the GOP Must Understand Their Concerns

The constituency that is rallying to Trump is not fully conservative, but it shares more values with conservatives than do any of the other constituencies that could possibly be enticed to join our cause.


Finding Iowa’s Cyclone

Just as John Edwards and Rick Santorum popped up out of nowhere to destroy the Presidential dreams of Dean, Gephardt, Gingrich, and Perry, so too might someone emerge this year to damage or destroy Ted Cruz’s, Donald Trump’s, or Marco Rubio’s dreams. Who might that person be, and can we predict their rise beforehand?

Iowa Isn’t Over: It Has Barely Begun

The media have decided that Iowa is a two-man race between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. That may end up being true, but past history suggests someone will surge in the last two weeks to take first or second in a huge upset.

VIDEO: Opinion Journal: Getting Republicans Wrong

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen joined the Wall Street Journal‘s web program “Opinion Journal” to discuss conservatives, party factions, and the 2016 presidential race.

VIDEO: Henry Olsen Discusses Trump, Cruz, and “Disillusioned” Voters on CNN

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen appeared on CNN to discuss the 2016 GOP primary and Republican candidates’ attempts to reach “disillusioned” voters.

VIDEO: C-SPAN Washington Journal: Republican Party in 2016

EPPC Senior Fellow Henry Olsen discusses the GOP primary and his new book on the Republican electorate.

A New Homestead Act—To Jump Start the U.S. Economy

The GOP should propose a new Homestead Act that reforms federal tax law, unemployment compensation, income-support efforts and welfare programs to encourage worker mobility.


Interview with Henry Olsen: How You Win a GOP Primary

Henry Olsen, author of the new book The Four Faces of the Republican Party discusses his analysis of the GOP electorate and its implications for the race.