Daniel McCarthy

new nationalism

What the new nationalism means

28 February 2020 5:19 am

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. For most of the past 200 years, the left, whether…

bernie

What if Bernie actually wins the nomination?

23 February 2020 5:08 pm

Bernie Sanders has a long way to go yet before he locks up the Democratic nomination. He fell short of…

ubi

Good riddance to Yang — and Biden

12 February 2020 1:42 pm

Now that ‘entrepreneur’ Andrew Yang has ended his presidential campaign, can we all admit what a sad commentary on the…

democrats impeachment

Impeachment has proved the Democrats are no longer democrats

1 February 2020 10:08 am

The Senate is not going to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and to all appearances the…

bolton

Why John Bolton won’t win his war on Trump

29 January 2020 12:56 am

The first sentence of the New York Times report on John Bolton’s tell-all memoir about his time in the Trump…

peace

Donald Trump, president of peace

26 January 2020 6:03 am

This article is in The Spectator’s February 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. Groupthink is the last thing a country needs when debating…

trump

You come at the Trump, you best not miss

18 January 2020 5:42 am

The third presidential impeachment in US history has now reached the Senate. Like the first two, this one is almost…

genghis

The case for Genghis Trump

8 January 2020 1:50 am

This article is in The Spectator’s January 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. America has a problem, and it’s not Donald Trump. Suicides…

impeachment

How Democrats lost the Impeachment War — and probably 2020

11 December 2019 9:46 pm

The Democratic party is dying from its hatred of President Trump. The impeachment fiasco is just the latest symptom. After…

impeachment

Impeachment doesn’t work

6 December 2019 1:06 am

So, impeachment it is. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced that the House will begin articles of impeachment against President Donald…

capitalism

Trump’s economic nationalism is an effort to save capitalism

13 November 2019 4:32 am

This article is in The Spectator’s November 2019 US edition. Subscribe here. Elizabeth Warren looks like a deadly serious prospect for the…

impeach

The Democrats don’t want to remove Trump

1 November 2019 8:51 pm

Democrats are eager for the 2020 election to be defined by something other than the issues. The impeachment of Bill…

christian

The Democratic party’s post-Christian America

19 October 2019 12:52 am

The new Pew report doesn’t mince words in its headline: ‘In US, Decline of Christianity Continues at Rapid Pace.’ In…

romney bush

Romney Republicanism could never win

6 October 2019 6:56 am

This article is in The Spectator’s inaugural US edition. Subscribe here to get yours. As Donald Trump strides toward his fourth year in…

impeachment rush

Impeachment is regime suicide

2 October 2019 12:57 am

The Democratic party and the chattering classes are playing a dangerous game with impeachment. Their are two modern precedents —…

impeachment

Impeachment is a bad bet for everyone

25 September 2019 10:02 am

Is Donald Trump going to be impeached? Nancy Pelosi is not giving herself much room to maneuver: once a Democratic-led…

biden

Joe Biden won’t win

19 August 2019 7:06 pm

Joe Biden has led Democratic polls since day one, holding the kind of consistent lead within his party that Donald…

shootings

Liberalism cannot stop the shootings

6 August 2019 9:10 pm

What makes a young man pick up a gun, head to a crowded place, and shoot as many people as…

stillborn revolution

The Democrats’ stillborn revolution

31 July 2019 2:37 pm

Like some Hobbit or Harry Potter film from 10 years ago, the Democratic debates this summer are so epic in…

ross perot

Ross Perot was the populist who betrayed populism

10 July 2019 4:54 am

Ross Perot, who has just died at age 89, is wrongly remembered as the man who cost George H.W. Bush…

fake

The Democrats are too fake for 2020 

28 June 2019 6:09 pm

Joe Biden bled last night. Kamala Harris slashed him to ribbons over his opposition to busing and his kind words…

Trump’s Iran strategy: Keep your enemies close and your hawks closer

18 May 2019 9:00 am

 Washington, DC Donald Trump has an itchy trigger finger, and his name is John Bolton. The President’s national security adviser…

biden

Joe Biden is Obama without hope 

24 April 2019 7:04 pm

Joe Biden’s inevitable 2020 presidential candidacy is a strange, strange thing. Biden has longed to be president all his political…

weld

The curious candidacy of William Weld 

16 April 2019 6:04 pm

Good news for Team NeverTrump: they have their man — a declared 2020 primary challenger to Donald Trump, and it’s…

biden

How Biden loses

19 March 2019 12:14 am

Presidential politics is all about excitement. So maybe it should worry the Democrats that their most exciting 2020 presidential prospects,…