Contributing editor

Jacob Heilbrunn

Jacob Heilbrunn is the editor of the National Interest and the author of They Knew They Were Right: The Rise of the Neocons. He is a contributing editor of The Spectator.

Politics

While Trump ran a good campaign, Biden ran an even better one

In a sense, Trump gets off scot-free if he loses

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

The Trump campaign is doomed

There will be no resurrection

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

The Barrett hearings show the Democrats have wised up since Kavanaugh

Gone is any focus on Barrett’s personal life. Discussion of her fervent religious beliefs are verboten

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Our overstimulated president

As his coronavirus-stricken advisers fall by the wayside like flies, Trump plots his return to the Oval Office

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Trump’s phantom healthcare platform

The President is as allergic to pursuing any serious legislation as he is to paying his taxes

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Republicans and Democrats are underestimating Biden — again

The Democratic nominee has repeatedly been counted out only to bounce back

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Melania’s moment

The First Lady finds her voice on night two of the RNC

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Sleepy no more: Joe Biden unmasked

The seemingly innocuous candidate has morphed into the most dangerous opponent Trump has ever faced

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Does Steve Bannon’s arrest hurt the Trump reelection effort?

Trump seems intent on setting a Guinness Book of World Records for employing confidence men

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Kamala Harris ticks all Biden’s boxes

In a sense Biden must have been impressed by Harris’s skill at trashing her opponents

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

A disturbance in the Trump campaign

Parscale’s ‘Death Star’ may soon meet its cinematic fate

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

Mary, Mary, quite contrary

Trump’s niece digs into the family psyche

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

The ill-timed revelations of John Bolton

The books hit Trump

By Jacob Heilbrunn

Politics

How much does Trump’s rift with military brass matter?

He knows that the military rank and file largely support him

By Jacob Heilbrunn

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