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Trump's Huge 2023 Decision

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Sometime in 2023, Donald Trump will presumably make the most momentous decision by a single person affecting the fate of the Republican Party in decades.

He will decide whether to run for president again, and that will determine who's the frontrunner (Trump, if he's a go) and the contours of the race.

If Trump runs, he will, one assumes, blot ...Read more

Biden's Child Care Folly

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Editors: In graf 14, "potentially" is italicized

Joe Biden has a New Deal for America's kids.

He wants to spend more than $225 billion on child care for infants and toddlers, and $200 billion for free, universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds.

This is being hailed as a social revolution that will finally bring the United States in line with...Read more

Facebook's Speech Policies Are Absurd

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

It is said that medieval scholastic philosophers debated how many angels can dance on the head of a pin.

If so, they didn't have anything on the amorphous and tendentious deliberations of Facebook regarding who is allowed to post on its social network, most pertinently the former president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.

On January 7, ...Read more

There Is No Biden Moment

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

If Joe Biden wanted to spend massively in response to a nearly unprecedented public health emergency, he was elected too late.

The conventional wisdom justifying Biden's new FDR-sized ambitions is that the country is in crisis, and he has to meet the proverbial moment, which can only be done with 13-digit spending bills.

The truth is, though, ...Read more

How Republicans Lost Interest In Fighting Big Spending

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Once upon a time, Joe Biden's spending proposals would have launched mass demonstrations in opposition.

Little else would have been talked about in conservative media, and ambitious Republican politicians would have competed with one another to demonstrate the most intense resistance, up to and perhaps including chaining themselves to the U.S. ...Read more

The Republican Establishment Still Doesn't Get It On Immigration

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

It's not 2007 again. But apparently no one has told George W. Bush.

To coincide with the release of a book of his paintings of immigrants, "Out of Many, One," the former Republican president wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post plugging the sort of immigration package that went down to defeat in both his administration and in the ...Read more

 

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