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Orlando Shows That ISIS is Today’s Cold War Moscow

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 06.14.2016 | World
Anhvinh Doanvo

The National Review’s headlines might lead one to believe that we are at war. In the common struggle against the single enemy of ISIS they say, we h...

Donald Trump Must Be Laughing at Bill Kristol

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

Kristol won't admit it during one of his many television appearances, but his recruitment of French tells us all we need to know about his stewardship of the #NeverTrump movement: it has been a colossal disaster.

'Never Trump' Movement Isn't Impressed With Its Rumored Presidential Pick

The Huffington Post | Michelle Fields2 | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leaders within the “Never Trump” movement are skeptical about supporting Iraq War veteran and National Review writer David French, w...

Liberals Losing Perspective

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

I wear with great pride the scorn from the right and consider the label of liberal a badge of honor. But during this election cycle, I find myself becoming increasingly annoyed with my left-leaning colleagues and friends. Many seem to have forgotten or wish to deny the deep truth that idealism is not a foundation for governance.

How The Democratic Elite Betrayed Their Party And Paved The Way For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics

The Republican elite is struggling to understand why so many of its core supporters have abandoned them for an authoritarian demagogue. After decades ...

National Review Puts Out A Hit On The GOP Base

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

Back in January, National Review published a special "Against Trump" issue, which made it clear that they were, you know, against the nomination of re...

Conservatives To White Working Class: Drop Dead

New York Magazine | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

The modern Republican Party is an awkward contraption that harnesses a politics of white ethno-nationalism to a policy agenda dominated by the Ayn Ran...

Don't Look Now, But Trump May Be Reaching Out To The GOP Establishment

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s speech on Tuesday night, following big wins in the Michigan and Mississippi primaries, was among the strangest he’s made yet. He t...

Trump Supporter's Lies About the KKK Reflect Standard GOP Talking Points

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Let's talk about the past, and let's talk about the present. Let's talk about racist terrorism, the Ku Klux Klan, and segregation. Let's talk about progressives and right wingers, and the Democratic and Republican parties.

Can Private Donor Save Journalism?

John Burnett | Posted 02.12.2016 | Media
John Burnett

While recently watching Spotlight, a movie recounting The Boston Globe's investigation of the Catholic Church's sex abuse scandal, I was reminded of the important work that journalists do to keep powerful institutions honest.

Trump Debate Flap Throws Republican Party Into Deeper Chaos

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Jan 29 (Reuters) - As seven Republican presidential contenders squared off here for the final debate before voters begin winnowing the fie...

What AILES Trump?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.27.2016 | Media
Arnold Steinberg

Fox News erred by going polemical. A long time ago I met Roger Ailes. It was Monday November 2, 1970. The next day my candidate -- conservative Jame...

Donald Trump Attacks Megyn Kelly Again, Some More

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.25.2016 | Media

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is once again waging a one-man war against Fox News host Megyn Kelly. On Saturday, Trump tweeted tha...

Even Trump-Hating Conservatives Are Pretty Crazy

Daily Intelligencer | Whitney Snyder | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics

Podhoretz is not a fringe figure. He is closer to the left wing of conservative-movement thought than the right wing. Even the “reasonable” member...

Friday Talking Points -- Conservatives Are Revolting!

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A full 22 conservative thinkers (although, with the likes of Glenn Beck and William Kristol in the mix, we do of necessity use that term quite broadly) all weighed in on why Donald Trump is a terrible candidate for Republicans to consider making their presidential nominee, and why Trump is an all-around terrible human being.

National Review Writer Says TNR Critique On Trump Is 'A Load Of Garbage'

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.23.2016 | Media

National Review's David French on Friday defended his magazine against criticism that it had indulged Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trum...

'Against Trump' Writer Surprised By 'Openly Racist And Anti-Semitic' Response

Cato.org | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics

David Boaz is executive vice president of the Cato Institute. Today I join some 20 other writers in making the case against Donald Trump’s president...

Can Kibitzers Stop Trump?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

National Review editor Rich Lowry is now leading an effort urging conservatives to speak out against Donald Trump and oppose his candidacy.

National Review Stands Athwart Donald Trump, Even If It Can't Stop Him

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.22.2016 | Media

NEW YORK -- When the late William F. Buckley Jr. launched National Review six decades ago, he memorably issued a mandate for the conservative magazine...

Here Are The Best Things The National Review Said About Trump... And His Lame Response

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.22.2016 | Media

Conservative magazine 'National Review' didn't mince words in its monster manifesto against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The public...

National Review Booted From GOP Debate After 'Against Trump' Issue

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics

Editors of the National Review on Thursday night published their "Against Trump Symposium," a collection of essays in which conservative luminaries te...

Conservative Heavyweights Come Out Against Trump

National Review | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

As the election of 2008 approached, America was in crisis. And as we would soon learn, that crisis would not go to waste. Years after Bill Clinton dis...

This Is How Climate Change Deniers Are Tricking You

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.15.2015 | Science

If there's one takeaway from this misleading climate change graph shared by the conservative National Review, it's that data visualization is only as ...

National Review Writer: Ben Carson 'More Authentically Black' Than Obama

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media

National Review writer Jonah Goldberg is usually in the position of dismissing racism as a paranoid fantasy. But on Friday, the conservative magazine...

The Biblical Fallacies of Economic Liberalism

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.13.2015 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

David French, of the National Review, recently took to task "progressive Christians" who think that economic policy should consider the "common good." He gathers a smattering of biblical references (it seems, with considerable help from Google) to rebuke this economic heresy, but his lack of respect for context results in claims that are both anachronistic and ridiculous.