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Republicans defend Trump at their own risk

Henry Olsen

A jury might be swayed to overlook legal deficiencies and convict Trump. Appellate courts would likely not be so forgiving.

Washington Post / August 15, 2023

New Zealand is showing what a viable libertarianism looks like

Henry Olsen

In New Zealand, many conservatives are beginning to embrace an old ideology: libertarianism.

Washington Post / August 10, 2023

Republicans saved democracy in 2020

Henry Olsen

If you love our democracy, thank Republicans for the fact we still have it.

The Washington Post / August 4, 2023

Admit it, GOP. Trump’s legal woes make him an unviable candidate.

Henry Olsen

The revelation that Donald Trump’s political action committee spent more than $40 million on legal fees in the first half of 2023 does more than cast doubt on the former president’s ability to run a competitive primary campaign.

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The Washington Post / August 1, 2023

Backlash to climate policies is growing

Henry Olsen

Around the world, nations are choosing to prioritize economic growth and national interest over climate policy

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The Washington Post / July 24, 2023

GOP failures in Arizona have lessons for the whole party

Henry Olsen

Republicans in Arizona have lost three straight Senate races, and they’re afraid of adding a fourth loss next year in the purple-trending state.

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Washington Post / July 18, 2023

Kaepernick Leads Team Marx against DeSantis, Gets Sacked

Stanley Kurtz

In partnership with two of the most influential Marxists in America, Colin Kaepernick has just published a book intended as a refutation of Governor Ron DeSantis’s January 2023 decision to reject the College Board’s pilot program in AP African-American studies (APAAS).

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National Review / July 11, 2023

DeSantis has a risky strategy to beat Trump — and it just might work

Henry Olsen

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has a risky strategy to defeat Donald Trump: Run to the former president’s right.

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The Washington Post / June 13, 2023

The U.S. needs to keep Poland close. But it must tread carefully.

Henry Olsen

Poland and the United States need each other

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The Washington Post / June 5, 2023

Poetry Recitation Returns

Stanley Kurtz

With gloomy education news all around, it’s time to celebrate and defend a truly encouraging development.

National Review Online / April 24, 2023

McCarthy’s debt plan needs an endgame. Here’s what it could look like.

Henry Olsen

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s budget and debt-limit plan is full of good policies, but it is more of an opening offer for…

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The Washington Post / April 24, 2023

The Blue-State Education Nightmare

Stanley Kurtz

Not a single episode of history can be taught outside the dictates of the anchor standards, i.e., without leftist advocacy.

National Review Online / April 17, 2023