The Death of Politics Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

For Conservatives Critical of Trump: Talking to Peter Wehner

In a conversation with Andy Fitch for the Los Angeles Review of Books, EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner discusses his new book The Death of Politics and the state of conservatism today.

Interview: A Conservative’s Vision: Let’s Make Politics Great Again

EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner talks with the Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin about political polarization, evangelical voters, friendships amidst political differences and why we need to rededicate ourselves to politics rightly understood.

Trump’s Sinister Assault on Truth

The very idea of democracy is based on the hope that fellow citizens can reason together and find a system for adjudicating differences and solving problems—all of which assumes there is a shared commitment to the integrity of our public words.

Interview: Culture War vs. Culture Care

Just as culture influences politics, politics influences culture; it’s part of the water we swim in. And when the water is polluted, there are consequences.

Interview: A Political Renewal?

In an interview with Kathryn Jean Lopez of National Review Online, EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner discusses his new book and explains why he’s hopeful about politics despite the current state of affairs.

Politics Is Not Total War

At its very best, politics ennobles us by attaching us to the great cause for justice and human dignity. But that can’t happen unless and until we recover a sense of the importance and the difficulty of political leadership, a respect for the craft of governing and the value of doing it well.