Contributing editor

Daniel McCarthy

Daniel McCarthy is director of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program at The Fund for American Studies and editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review and a contributing editor at The Spectator.

Politics

The vanishing presidency

Without ‘competence’ as its rationale, what does the Biden administration have to fall back on?

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The War on Terror is a war of religion

Western policymakers think of themselves as revolutionaries, when they are more like theologians

By Daniel McCarthy

International

Who lost Afghanistan?

Biden has made grave mistakes. Withdrawal isn’t one of them

By Daniel McCarthy

International

The last war for democracy

Islamism has every reason to triumph in Afghanistan. But its triumph may be its undoing

By Daniel McCarthy

International

The American epoch of failure 

A lost war does less damage to a country like the United States than a war that cannot be won

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The Democrats should investigate themselves for insurrection

The attempt to demonize the vast majority of January 6 protesters who did not break the law is the real threat to democratic freedom

By Daniel McCarthy

Education

How to win the culture war

If the right will take a stand against the new racial obsessions, the American public stands ready to give its support

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Donald Rumsfeld succeeded at everything — so why did he fail in the end?

The former defense secretary died aged 88 on Thursday

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Is J.D. Vance the right man for the right?

The author’s prospective Senate bid is interesting as more than just a test of Trumpism without Trump

By Daniel McCarthy

Book Review

Is Sohrab Ahmari a Satanic ogre?

The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos by Sohrab Ahmari reviewed

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The strange death of the Democrats

The party will decline because it has a demographic problem

By Daniel McCarthy

Science & Tech

Last chance to end the tech tyranny

Big Tech’s unchecked power serves a moral vision as comprehensive as that of any religion

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The Republican party has taken over Donald Trump

Trumpism and the GOP are turning into a new blob

By Daniel McCarthy

Economics

Death by debt

As long as demand holds up, the debt will only deepen

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Rush Limbaugh, conservative rebel

Limbaugh brought rock’s irreverence to conservative commentary

By Daniel McCarthy

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