The ‘Evil Political Operator’ at the Anger Games


Roger Stone and Anthony Weiner exemplify the hacks who work to drag our society down to their level.

Callista Gingrich Suits the Job of Vatican Ambassador. But Can Newt Stay Out of the Spotlight?


Callista Gingrich will have a delicate task. Her indefatigable husband could complicate things.

For French Catholics, the Political Future has More Questions than Answers


The Macron-Le Pen face-off posed a singular challenge to any Catholic trying to make a faith-informed vote. What will be the impact of France’s surging, rejuvenated, newly-assertive Catholicism on French politics?

A Hillarian Lesson for Church Leaders


Fraternal correction is a delicate instrument, to be used with care. If its use completely atrophies, however, the Church risks becoming an ecclesiastical version of Clintonworld.

Tax Reform for the Working Class


Without more targeted tax relief that offers immediate and direct benefit to the swing voters who elected President Trump, Republicans might not be in power long enough to enjoy the economic benefits of tax reform.

Trump’s Escape from the Comey Mess


At this point, the only clear way out is to just release those tax returns.

Stormy Mood, Tempestuous Brushstrokes


Titian’s portrait of ‘Doge Andrea Gritti’ is in almost the same condition as the day it left the artist’s studio.

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