Defending Conservatism—From the Right

Opportunists and pyromaniacs are rejecting the ideals we once took as givens.

Is This Cake Baked?

Despair about the state of the Republican primary.

Nikki Haley Knocks Donald Trump’s China Policy

Plus: Scott Walker on the open Senate primary in Wisconsin.

GOP Contenders Overhype Plans to Overhaul the DOJ

The rhetoric is sharp, but installing new leaders is commonplace for new presidents.

What Impeachment?

The House GOP dabbles in alternate history.

Dispatch Live: Prigozhin’s Rebellion, LIV-PGA Merger, and More

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Dobbs Didn’t Matter

Also: Why can neither political party do math?

White House Ducks Questions About Hunter Biden Revelations

Plus: Virginia Republicans are feeling upbeat for this fall’s legislative elections.

Our Best Stuff on the 2024 Primaries, Inflation, and More

GOP candidates chafe at the idea of signing the RNC’s loyalty pledge.

The Oath Keepers

On the GOP’s increasingly sinister loyalty pledge.

Presidential Fever Dreams

Our broken primary system sets few barriers to entry beyond a lack of shame and consuming appetite for celebrity.

Will Hurd Launches His ‘Dark Horse’ Presidential Bid

Plus: DeSantis tries to outflank Trump on vaccine skepticism.

The Strangest Candidacy

Why on earth is Will Hurd running for president?

Word to the Wise Guys

We’re arguing about words when we should be arguing about reality.

One Year Later

The GOP is moderating on abortion post-Dobbs.