The East Palestine Blame Game

Plus: U.S.-Taiwan ties grow stronger.

Get Shorty

Are the early attacks on DeSantis hurting him or helping?

The Sweep: Democrats to Continue Meddling in GOP Primaries

Plus: How South Carolina’s early contest could be bad for Haley and Scott.

Herrera Beutler Weighing Gov Run, Donors Say

Plus: 2024 hopefuls converge Friday on a Texas GOP donor retreat.

The Soda Code

The appeal of DeSantis among Republican supporters.

Has DeSantis Gone ‘Full Trump’ on Ukraine?

Nah. Only mostly Trump.


Joe Biden, Ukraine, and the ‘Goldwater Rule.’

The Tiger Is Loose

Further thoughts on Fox News and Dominion Voting Systems.

Kristi Noem Does D.C.

Plus: MAGA voters test the Haley waters in South Carolina.

Machiavelli on the Hustings

What would the great Florentine political theorist make of our modern ruling class?

A Problem With Presidents, Not the Presidency 

The biggest problems these days are not with the office, but its occupants.

Our Best Stuff From the Week Dominion Exposed Fox News

Plus: Nikki Haley enters the race, the folly of Buy American policy, and more.

Tim Scott’s 2024 Gamble

His listening tour tests whether Republican primary voters would value inspiration over sharp elbows.

American Security Through American Idealism

Remembering Michael Gerson by reflecting on the greatest speech he ever wrote.

Stirewaltisms: The Problem of Policy in Politics

What happens when politicians decide that getting power to do the right things makes it necessary to say the wrong things.

The Non-Trump GOP Presidential Primary Gets Going

Nikki Haley, Tim Scott, and Ron DeSantis—oh my!