Larry Schweikart

Larry Schweikart is a historian, the co-author of How Trump Won (with Joel Pollak), and the co-author of A Patriot’s History of the United States with Michael Allen. His latest book, Reagan: The American President, will be out in July from Dangerous Books.

The Biggest Demonstration in DC Has Nothing to Do With Guns


A few thousand teenagers — and many times that many activist adults — showed up in Washington two weekends ago for an antigun rally. Predictably the media dedicated more attention to this “march” as it had decades earlier to the “nuclear freeze” marches. And likely with about as much impact on policy. But the real […]

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Trump Wins YUGE in a Government Shutdown


We’re looking at a possible government shutdown next Saturday, and that’s got some conservatives nervous. They shouldn’t be. Admittedly, past government shutdowns — or threats of shutdowns — have worked against conservatives. With Trump, however, it would likely be a different story. In the past, Republicans were portrayed as denying essential services to ordinary people, […]

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