Commentators love to praise the peaceful handover of power—but this year, it stands as a reminder of the system’s fragility and shortcomings.
If Vladimir Putin intervened in the U.S. election to help the NATO-skeptical candidate, the alliance is enhancing its forces anyway.
It was the president-elect’s hyperbolic characterizations of the pilfered material that turned routine documents into the stuff of scandal.
Assassinations can make good excuses for military conflict, but they don’t cause it.
Who is the patsy at the table?
As the culpability of Putin’s government becomes more clear, a host of other issues remain unresolved.
The right way to deal with social media’s neo-Nazis is not by taking away their platforms, but by taking away their audiences.
It’s not all Donald Trump’s fault. But he has in every way already made the situation gravely worse.
What happens to the American republic will depend on whether Trump’s fellow partisans empower and enable him.
Why support a candidate who rejects your preferences and offends your opinions? Don’t do it for her—do it for the republic, and the Constitution.
Choosing a president isn’t easy in this election, but here are three ways a principled conservative might vote.
The Democratic nominee built on her prohibitive lead, and gave a glimpse of what she’d do in office.
Incorporate the best of Trump’s insights, while discarding his volatile personality and noxious attitudes.
The vice-presidential nominee points to one path forward for Republicans in 2020—albeit one that seems unlikely to work.
The Democrat’s supporters seem to believe she’s entitled to lighter scrutiny than her opponents.
A philosopher grapples with Islam, secularism, and their place in society.
A political donor discusses his new effort to warn voters about the Republican nominee’s ties to Russia.
Your leaders have served you poorly.
Republicans once made opposition to the Affordable Care Act central to their message—but their nominee understands the dangers of taking health care away from those who need it.
Administrative bloat is driving up the cost of higher education—without doing much to help the most vulnerable students.