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Dennis Prager made an impassioned plea for conservatives to support Donald Trump because there was a chance he might be better than Hillary Clinton. To this, David French gave a masterful reply, which should be read in full. Here are … Continue reading

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I’ve Seen This Trump Movie Before

It was nearly thirty years ago. My wife and I were trying to gain support for being overseas missionaries. I was young, shy, earnest, and naive. The church we were at gave us encouragement and told us to keep trying, … Continue reading

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Trump Hasn’t Expanded The GOP: He’s Just Revealed What The GOP Is Really About

Ed Morrissey reflects on surveys reported indicating that by and large Donald Trump hasn’t expanded the GOP, but has merely brought more Republicans into the primary process. This has two rather large, negative implications for the GOP: It means that … Continue reading

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No, Ross Perot Supporters Were Not Throwing Their Votes Away in the 1990s, Nor Are 3rd Party Voters In 2016

For a number of reasons, I have always been disdainful of people who voted for Ross Perot in 1992 and 1996. For one thing, I always thought that Bill Clinton was a shamelessly appalling human being completely unfit for the … Continue reading

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Trump, the Tea Party, and Archie Bunkerism

In trying to comprehend Donald Trump’s appeal, it is helpful to understand that essentially he is not a conservative, but is an Archie Bunker populist who is appealing to disaffected whites. On the TV show, Archie Bunker was presented as … Continue reading

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Jay Nordlinger— With Trump’s nomination for president, the Republican party has been de-moralized. That’s a word I, and others, learned from Gertrude Himmelfarb, the historian. Societies sometimes become de-moralized. The moral element is undermined or evicted. Societies have to be … Continue reading

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Matt Walsh: Let’s Remember The Cowardly Conservative Leaders Who Betrayed Us For Trump. Excerpt: Donald Trump was able to co-opt conservatism and slap his name across the front of it, like he’s done with so many hotels and casinos and dozens … Continue reading

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