Neoconservatism by Another Name

Politics Neoconservatism by Another Name Is there anything American about “National Conservatism”? In the thirty years since the end of the Cold War, conservatives of various stripes have, with decidedly mixed results, sought to shape the parameters of the national debate over the conduct of U.S. foreign policy. These include such foreign policy blueprints as… Continue reading Neoconservatism by Another Name

Trump and Vance Are Having a Jacksonian Moment

Politics Trump and Vance Are Having a Jacksonian Moment The GOP ticket is busting the old consensus to represent a broad, disenfranchised middle. J.D. Vance’s rise to the vice-presidential nomination is a watershed moment in American politics. For young conservatives like myself, the moment feels like a triumph, the culmination of curiosity and organization. For… Continue reading Trump and Vance Are Having a Jacksonian Moment

Any Given Tuesday

Politics Any Given Tuesday The best argument for Biden to continue in the race: He’s the candidate voters chose. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Besieged by mutinous members of the Democratic Party of which he is the purported leader, and beset with a fresh batch of respiratory symptoms thanks to a surprise case of Covid,… Continue reading Any Given Tuesday

Meet One of the Rassemblement National’s New MPs

Foreign Affairs Meet One of the Rassemblement National’s New MPs Are politicians like Sophie-Laurence Roy the future of the French right? “I am French, very French,” Sophie-Laurence Roy avows, as we bound across the hills of northern Burgundy in her sedan. Roy draws on her cigarette, and gestures at the vine-dappled slopes and the rolling… Continue reading Meet One of the Rassemblement National’s New MPs

Stop Equating Reagan with Neoconservatism

Politics Stop Equating Reagan with Neoconservatism It’s disrespectful of the 40th president and simply not true. Credit: mark reinstein While they’ve never been successful in actually democratizing a foreign country, neoconservatives have had one major success: convincing the mainstream that Ronald Reagan agreed with them on foreign policy. On Wednesday, POLITICO continued this myth by… Continue reading Stop Equating Reagan with Neoconservatism