Monthly Archives: February 2020

Holdovers vs. Loyalists

“Hey! Look at me, Mr. Trump! I’m your man!” Continue reading

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Michael Gerson’s malice

Michael Gerson’s launching pad is a sham, but his launch succeeds anyway. Continue reading

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In your heart, you know he’s wrong

I want someone who, when faced with a choice between doing right for the country and grabbing a benefit for himself, is capable of putting the country first. Continue reading

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Questions for the porn-addled

Isn’t the knowledged that you’re making yourself into a bit of a monster enough to get you to stop? Continue reading

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Democrat face-plant

I generally avert my eyes from Trump, so crazed is he. Peggy Noonan can’t, and saw something unexpected — maybe epic. Continue reading

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Caveat Emptor

David Bentley Hart is no Orthodox theologian. Continue reading

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Cultural Liturgies

We are bad at enough stuff and have a history sufficiently marked with sorrow to create fertile ground for repentance. We lack the humility to greet it. Continue reading

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Montana’s Blaine Amendment case

Will the Supreme Court’s Espinoza decision commit “conservative judicial activism”? Continue reading

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