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Britain’s Labour Party Just Collapsed in Blue-Collar England. Democrats Should Consider Themselves Warned.

Political trends in the United States and Britain have mirrored one another for decades, so the Labour Party’s stunning collapse across blue-collar England in last Thursday’s local elections is a clear warning sign for President Biden and Democrats. A full analysis gives Democrats signs of hope but also shows how difficult it will be to build a durable Democratic coalition.

Elise Stefanik Could Be Just What the GOP Needs

Rep. Elise Stefanik (N.Y.) seems tapped to succeed Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.) as the third-ranking member of House Republican leadership. Despite misgivings among more conservative members of the party, Stefanik could be just the type of new leader the GOP needs.

Who Are These Republicans?

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.

Seeing Trump Through a Glass, Darkly

In our present moment, truth, including truth that unsettles us, has far too often become subordinate to justifying and defending at all costs our own, often unsound, preconceptions.

Appreciating John McCain

The Arizona senator’s character and service to his country embody American greatness.

Behold Our ‘Child King’

The mental hurdle Republicans have to clear is that in important respects the interests of the Republican Party and those of Donald Trump no longer align. The party has to highlight ways in which it can separate itself from the president.

The Battle for the Soul of Conservatism

One of the concerns those of us who are conservative had about the right rallying around Donald Trump is that he would have a degrading effect on conservatism itself. It hasn’t taken much time for those concerns to be realized.

Trump Fills the Vacuum

He exemplifies and accelerates the decline of America’s institutions.

The Republican Party Is Being Refashioned

At the national level, the GOP is likely to become a populist and ethno-nationalist party, not a conservative one.