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Daniel McCarthy is the editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review, the VP for ISI’s Collegiate Network and a Spectator contributing editor and columnist.
For a wide swath of GOP activists and consultants, Youngkin is the face of a Republican Party that can win — with or without Donald Trump
By Daniel McCarthy
We should follow the lead of Thomas Jefferson, who recognized Shays’ Rebellion as a symptom of a deeper problem
Our choices are constrained by the needs of our internal order
Conservatism may have won the Cold War, but conservatives lost the peace in the West
Our direction is not toward liberalism, but away from order of any kind
Without ‘competence’ as its rationale, what does the Biden administration have to fall back on?
Western policymakers think of themselves as revolutionaries, when they are more like theologians
Biden has made grave mistakes. Withdrawal isn’t one of them
Islamism has every reason to triumph in Afghanistan. But its triumph may be its undoing
A lost war does less damage to a country like the United States than a war that cannot be won
The attempt to demonize the vast majority of January 6 protesters who did not break the law is the real threat to democratic freedom
If the right will take a stand against the new racial obsessions, the American public stands ready to give its support
The former defense secretary died aged 88 on Thursday
The author’s prospective Senate bid is interesting as more than just a test of Trumpism without Trump
The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos by Sohrab Ahmari reviewed
The strange death of the Democrats
Is J.D. Vance the right man for the right?
The vanishing presidency
Is Sohrab Ahmari a Satanic ogre?
Nevertheless, he persisted
The Democrats should investigate themselves for insurrection
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