Getting Past Partisan Blinders

Mona Charen

A final look at the intellectual and moral contortions of Trump’s defenders.

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The Bulwark / October 28, 2020

Donald Trump Ruined Conservatism. Don’t Let Him Ruin Patriotism.

Mona Charen

The president discredits everything he touches. His poisonous form of patriotism is a danger to our civic health.

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The Bulwark / October 23, 2020

Breaking News: Not Everything Is Terrible

Mona Charen

For the first time in a long time, the world looks brighter and a little more hopeful than it did seven months ago. As awful as it has been, this disease was not the apocalypse we feared. Many aspects of our society proved more resilient than we expected.

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The Bulwark / October 14, 2020

Who Are These Republicans?

Mona Charen

You can tell a lot about the state of the party by the people who are joining it, the people who are leaving it, and the people it’s pushing out.

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The Bulwark / October 8, 2020

The World’s Brokest “Billionaire”

Mona Charen

If President Trump were to be reelected, he would face a reckoning on a mountain of debt.

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The Bulwark / September 30, 2020

The ‘Democrats Made Me Do It’ Excuse

Mona Charen

Danielle Pletka’s explanation of her vote for Trump doesn’t wash.

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The Bulwark / September 16, 2020

The Coming Biden Landslide

Mona Charen

A clear electoral majority wants to get rid of Trump. Biden just has to convince them he’s safe.

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The Bulwark / September 10, 2020

Who Will Speak for the Uighurs?

Mona Charen

Speaking up for the world’s most vulnerable might help to remind us of who we once were and can be again.

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The Bulwark / September 7, 2020

The Broken Windows Presidency

Mona Charen

Republican acquiescence to Trump’s low-level disorder invited more heinous corruption and lawlessness.

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The Bulwark / September 2, 2020

Why This Pro-Life Conservative Is Voting for Biden

Mona Charen

There is putrefaction where the Republican party’s essence should be, and appointing pro-life judges cannot mask the stench.

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The Bulwark / August 27, 2020

Democracy Without Integrity Is Impossible

Mona Charen

If our leaders can’t be trusted to be honest and accountable, our constitutional system can’t function.

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The Bulwark / August 26, 2020

The American Dream Is Not Dead

Mona Charen

Populists on the right and the left have agreed that the economy is killing the middle class, but the data say otherwise.

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The Bulwark / August 20, 2020