Ramesh Ponnuru Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Democrats and Republicans Threaten the Constitution

Constitutionalists must in the short term maneuver within a depressing political landscape and choose among very unappealing options while also doing the long-term work of restoring a healthy political culture with the Constitution at its center.

Chronic Condition

We are likely at a moment of sustained stalemate on health care rather than on the brink of another progressive breakthrough.

A New Health-Care Debate

A decentralizing and deregulatory approach to health policy offers a substantively and politically attractive path for Republicans. But whether it turns out to be more attractive than falling back into the role of pure critics of Democratic health reforms remains to be seen.

Patriotism Not Nationalism

As Trump demonstrates, nationalism is not patriotism in a hurry — it is resentment draped in the flag.

Hillary Is an Embodiment of the Left’s Disdain for Democracy

She offers more of the same — and that is the scariest thing of all.