Peter Wehner

Peter Wehner is a former senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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Riding the Obama Wave

Peter Wehner

We haven't reached the point where the wheels are coming off the Clinton campaign. But we're getting close. The last…

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RealClearPolitics.com / December 17, 2007

Crime, Drugs, Welfare — and Other Good News

Peter Wehner

Fifteen years ago, a deep pessimism seemed to be stalking the American landscape. It arose from diverse quarters, took different…

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Commentary, December 2007 / December 17, 2007

Good Morning, Patrick!

Peter Wehner

The man who authored The Death of the West has now turned his considerable spirit of despair to America. Patrick…

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National Review Online / November 28, 2007

Don't Blame Democracy

Peter Wehner

Two and a half years ago–in the wake of elections in Afghanistan, the Palestinian territories, and especially Iraq (as well…

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Refighting the Wars of Religion

Peter Wehner

Since the rise of the religious New Right two generations ago, the religion-and-politics battle in America has been fought on…

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Commentary November 2007 / November 1, 2007

It's Not About the Senator

Peter Wehner

Much of the political class is talking about Senator Larry Craig, who pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct…

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National Review Online / August 31, 2007

The Iraq War Is Redeemable

Peter Wehner

If 2006 was an awful year for Iraq, then 2007 has been significantly better. Although the central government is frustratingly…

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National Review Online / August 29, 2007

The Dialogue of Bullets, the Ideals of Assassination, Bombing, and Destruction

Peter Wehner

As we approach next month’s report by General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker, the debate about Iraq will intensify. One key…

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Townhall.com / August 18, 2007

The World According to Matthew Scully

Peter Wehner

As a friend and former colleague of both Matthew Scully and Michael Gerson — I was deputy director of speechwriting…

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National Review Online / August 10, 2007

Diagnosis & Cure

Peter Wehner

Sick: The Untold Story of America’s Health-Care Crisis and the People Who Pay the Priceby Jonathan Cohn, HarperCollins, 292 pp….

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Commentary / July 1, 2007

Fixing Immigration

Peter Wehner

The immigration debate has been the subject of a prime-time address by President Bush, sparked demonstrations in the streets of…

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Commentary / May 22, 2007

Health Care in Three Acts

Peter Wehner

Americans say they are very worried about health care: on generic lists of voter concerns, health issues regularly rank just…

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