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Mike Huckabee

Right-wingers turn to talk radio to stoke their anger. What will they make of the kinder, softer voice of staunch conservatism?

Mitt Romney

No wonder the public remains so misinformed, as bigfoot pundits not only whitewash Republican extremism but paint Obama’s soggy centrism in false hues as its ideological equivalent.

Let me tell about you some of the things we do at camp that Americans for Limited Government would find subversive.

The Battle for Healthcare Has Just Begun

Between Tea Party governors’ refusing to expand Medicaid and the attack ads vilifying Obamacare, progressives have a lot of work to do.

But the fact that five justices were nearly willing to strike it down shows just how conservative this Court truly is.

David Frum

He spent his life inside the GOP establishment. Now, he’s on the warpath against the right. What’s gotten into David Frum?

Romney and the "Regressives" want to pull America back to the inequalities of the nineteenth century. 

Lukewarm endorsements and lackluster enthusiasm are making Romney's November odds look slimmer than ever.

Mitt Romney

Bain Capital is part of a system that enriches Wall Street while impoverishing millions.

The Washington Post

The paper had a problem: it needed a blogger to cover conservatives. It wound up with a bigger problem.

Blogs

Santorum and Paul embody opposite visions of conservatism, and Paul is aggressively drawing the contrast. 

January 7, 2012

Two debates this weekend in New Hampshire will see some ugliness. It begins with Newt Gingrich’s stalking of Mitt Romney. But it is likely to get even uglier when Gingrich clashes with Ron Paul.

January 6, 2012

Many on the left have fallen for Ron Paul’s non-interventionism. But there’s a Republican with a more responsible approach: Jon Huntsman. 

January 6, 2012

The paper that knows Romney best, the Boston Globe, dismisses him as a blank slate who is “merely checking boxes on the GOP playlist.”

January 6, 2012

Liberals should not fall for Rick Santorum’s phony presentation as someone who cares about—or would do anything for—working-class Americans. 

January 5, 2012

In Iowa, Santorum ran unexpectedly well in factory and union towns. To a far greater extent than the other GOP candidates, he talked about renewing US industries. Now he proposes to do the same in New Hampshire, even as the Club for Growth grumbles.

January 5, 2012

Conservative commenators and mainstream reporters describing Santorum as an advocate of the working class based solely on his rhetoric, when his actual policies are plutocratic. 

January 5, 2012

Is Santorum the doctrinaire conservative alternative to Romney? Nope. On the size and cost of government, Santorum is a sell-out. 

January 4, 2012

Romney beat expectations by tying for first in Iowa after barely campaigning there. But before he waltzes to the nomination, here are some questions he should be asked. 

January 4, 2012

Bachmann exits and Perry dials back, while strong Santorum and Paul finishes will delay the Romney coronation.

January 3, 2012