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The rise of Trump and the fall of the Republican establishment

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The crisis of the GOP is greater than people realize.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Articles of note

“Inside the Republican Party’s desperate mission to stop Donald Trump,” New York Times, by Alexander Burns, Maggie Haberman and Jonathan Martin

“A Trump wave is on the way,” USA Today, by Glenn Reynolds

“Why Clinton is connecting with black voters – and Sanders isn’t,” The Atlantic, by David A. ...

Trump, Sanders and the new American populism

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These two candidates are shaking up a staid political life. Good.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Takeaways from South Carolina and Nevada

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Last night Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton advanced towards securing their respective party nominations for president.

Trump won handily in the Republicans’ primary in South Carolina, taking 32.5% of the vote, ahead of Marco Rubio with 22.5% ...

Articles of note

“Donald Trump, class warrior,” Bloomberg View, by Clive Crook

“Why Trump voters accept the bad with the good,” Washington Examiner, by Byron York

“We now join the US class war already in progress,” Daily Beast, by Joel Kotkin

“Is robust American growth a thing of the past?” Financial Times, ...

Antonin Scalia: defending democracy against judicial agitation

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Scalia was right: judges have become too powerful and political.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Articles of note

“Bernie Sanders, closet moderate?” Politico, by Nancy Cook

“Trump’s America,” Wall Street Journal, by Charles Murray

“I can’t hate Donald Trump,” Slate, by Reihan Salam

“‘Sexism has nothing to do with it’: Camille Paglia on Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem — and why New Hampshire women broke for Bernie Sanders,” ...

New Hampshire: rage against the political machine

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The rise of Sanders and Trump reflects the decay of the establishment.

 Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

“Trump, Sanders, and the revolt against decadence,” New York Times, by Ross Douthat

“How both parties lost the white working class,” New York Times, by R.R. Reno

“The Clinton system,” New York Review of Books, by Simon Head

“Serf’s up with California’s new feudalism,” Orange County Register, by Joel ...

Takeaways from Iowa

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Finally, some real votes, rather than polls.

Going into Iowa, Donald Trump led in the polls and dominated the media coverage, and he hoped that Iowa would be the start of a stampede across the country. That didn’t ...

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