The most significant entitlement increase since the Great Society will be operating on the honor system. Here is where the technocrat’s mask slips, and the ideologue smiles through.
Author: Benjamin Domenech
Rubio was originally sold to the Republican base as not just a good speaker or an inspiring life story, but as a change agent, one of the few politicians who could actually move the country right. His acceptance of the Gang of Eight’s approach to wheeling and dealing their way to a 1,000+ page immigration measure… is as typical Washington as it gets.
My essay at RealClearPolitics yesterday sparked several responses. But 2,000 words is insufficient when it comes to outlining a dynamic shift in the political construct, and there will be more to[...]
Anecdote isn’t the singular of data. But it’s not an exaggeration to say the political success or failure of Obamacare’s model hinges on whether or not young and healthy people behave the same way as I did.
Conor Friedersdorf responds to my points regarding the importance of limited government as the core to conservative reform. “But George W. Bush, the last Republican to win the presidency since[...]
The goals of limited government, fiscal responsibility, traditional values, and strong defense have been an ever-present litany of bullet points from Republican politicians – but talking about limited government and actually delivering on it are two very different things.
The firestorm around the White House is only going to grow with the knowledge that the administration targeted Fox News’ reporter James Rosen for doing nothing more than being a reporter.[...]
The sudden deluge of scandal which dominates the discussion around President Obama’s administration at the moment has handed a golden opportunity to Republicans. Yet if they aren’t careful, they’ll squander[...]
Ezra Klein has a lengthy piece taking apart my post from last July concerning the media’s oft-repeated “Republicans Have No Obamacare Replacement” myth. I’m glad he’s engaged on this point,[...]