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David Catron
David Catron
David Catron is a health care consultant and frequent contributor to The American Spectator. You can follow him on Twitter at @Catronicus.
by | Aug 26, 2019

The Democrats are clearly losing confidence that their declared presidential candidates can beat President Trump in 2020. They tout polls showing that any of their top four candidates would win the general election were it held now, but only the…

by | Aug 23, 2019

Last year, the Democrats portrayed President Trump as a monster for authorizing an immigration policy under which border authorities separated some children from the “families” with which they had illegally entered the country. Ignoring the inconvenient fact that many of…

by | Aug 19, 2019

A mounting number of voter polls show that, despite shrill denunciations of the president by the Democrats for his alleged racism, Trump is enjoying a dramatic increase in his approval ratings among minorities. This isn’t, as some liberal news outlets…

by | Aug 15, 2019

It has long since become commonplace for the Democrats and the media to misrepresent any and all policies proposed by the Trump administration, but the blizzard of balderdash that greeted the so-called “green card rule” has been over the top…

by | Aug 12, 2019

We have long ago become inured to Democratic politicization of mass shootings and the accompanying tirades against President Trump suggesting he is somehow responsible for these atrocities. Consequently, the Left’s exploitation of the recent massacres in the cause of gun…

by | Aug 8, 2019

If you pay serious attention to network and cable commentators after a mass shooting, you will see something nearly as alarming as the atrocities themselves. Set aside, for a moment, the horror of the event about which they are holding…

by | Aug 1, 2019

If Tuesday’s installment of the Democratic presidential “debate” was dopey, featuring candidates discussing “dark psychic forces” while others claimed that unworkable environmental proposals could be paid for by merely raising taxes on a few Wall Street fat cats, Wednesday’s sequel…

by | Jul 31, 2019

If the “debate” to which the jostling scrum of Democratic presidential aspirants subjected the nation Tuesday is any guide, President Trump need not worry about losing his job in 2020. The most sensible participants were treated as unwelcome interlopers by…

by | Jul 29, 2019

Like many World War II veterans, my father didn’t talk much about the war, but he occasionally retold one anecdote that clearly made a strong impression on him at the time. At the end of the war, when it became…

by | Jul 25, 2019

Robert Mueller’s Wednesday testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees provided one piece of new information: now we know why he refused to take questions after his bizarre May 29 news conference. Indeed, the maundering and semi-coherent manner with…

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