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by | Dec 1, 2022

In the aftermath of the Republican Party’s recent midterm elections debacle, right-liberal sharks are circling. These devoted acolytes of what a prominent 2019 First Things manifesto called the American Right’s “dead consensus” think they see blood in the water. Indeed,…

by | Nov 23, 2022

In late 2015, I ran into a veteran Republican on the streets of Washington, D.C. This gentleman had worked in several Republican presidential administrations. I asked him what he thought of Donald Trump. He launched into a diatribe against him,…

by | Nov 21, 2022

As the Republicans in the House of Representatives organize to wield majority power beginning in 2023, and pledge to investigate various aspects of the Biden administration, their members should read James Burnham’s 1959 classic Congress and the American Tradition, which…

by | Nov 19, 2022

“I don’t own this job. Anybody who wants to run for it can feel free to do so,” Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. “I’m not in any way offended by having an opponent or having a few votes…

by | Nov 19, 2022

After disappointing midterm election results for Republicans, many understandably pin blame on corrosive figures like former president Donald Trump. His losing record is impressive considering his cultlike persona appeal with MAGA voters. If Republicans finally learn to shed Trump and…

by and | Nov 18, 2022

Join Melissa Mackenzie and Scott McKay for this episode of The Spectacle to hear their ideas on what Republicans should focus on to win elections. Leave us a comment on what you think the GOP’s next move should be. Listen…

by | Nov 17, 2022

The names of Democratic bills grow ever more Orwellian, from the laughable “Inflation Reduction Act” to the even more outrageous “Respect for Marriage Act.” The latter bill is a direct assault upon God-ordained marriage. It seeks to cement in place…

by | Nov 17, 2022

A little more than a year before Bobby Jindal disappeared from the political scene, Asa Hutchinson was elected governor of Arkansas, the state just north of Jindal’s Louisiana. Jindal’s final flash of near relevance was a laughable 2016 presidential campaign…

by | Nov 16, 2022

“Victory has a thousand fathers. Defeat is an orphan,” observed the late Democratic President John F. Kennedy. But that’s certainly not the view in the GOP, where those responsible for the party’s malaise, far from suffering the ostracism of the…

by | Nov 15, 2022

Given a choice between squish and screwball, the Right prefers either to a Democrat. Conservatives nonetheless might consider adapting to our nonbinary age by envisioning choice C, D, E, and beyond. “America’s comeback starts right now,” Donald Trump explained last…

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