Daniel McCarthy

Iowa’s Next Santorum-Vote Surprise

Iowa’s Next Santorum-Vote Surprise

Christian conservatives know their own hearts and minds—which is good news for Ted...

The Establishment Wins With Rubio

The Establishment Wins With Rubio

Neoconservatives and business-class Republicans hope a third-place finish in Iowa...

Should Rand Have Run Like Ron?

Should Rand Have Run Like Ron?

Libertarians have tried fusionism and insurgency---but maybe neither is enough....

The End of the Scalia Era

The End of the Scalia Era

The figure who unified the right after Reagan is gone—and there won't be another....

Voters Don’t Love Rubio the Way Elites Do

Voters Don’t Love Rubio the Way Elites Do

South Carolina saved Bob Dole and George W. Bush. It couldn't save Jeb—and his departure...

What Cruz vs. Trump Means

What Cruz vs. Trump Means

The Texas senator is the establishment's last, unlikeliest hope to influence the...

I Was Wrong About Trump

I Was Wrong About Trump

But I was right about one of the big reasons he's winning: his enemies. The post...

Trump Beats Clinton the Way He Beat Bush

Trump Beats Clinton the Way He Beat Bush

This election is a referendum on political dynasties and the status quo—even with...

After Trump vs. Clinton

After Trump vs. Clinton

The real battle—to redefine politics and foreign policy—only begins with the election....

Donald Trump’s Triumph

Donald Trump’s Triumph

The president-elect represents a new chapter in American politics—and the end of...