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Making America Great Again—Or Not: The Establishment Targets Trump’s Top Strategist

Virgil, Part Three of a three-part series… In Part One we saw how the gospel of globalism inspires its believers to disdain, even despise, middle-class nationalists—that is, the people who voted for Donald Trump.  And in Part Two we saw how the Deep State, one of the many weapons in the globalist arsenal, is now

Why I would like to see Trump shake up Washington

Cal Thomas, Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention was too long — 75 minutes — and too loud. Modulation is the key to good public speaking. One’s voice should rise and fall like the tide, which allows really important points to be made whether the volume is low or high. His adult

Four Tasks for Trump Before He’s President

Albert R. Hunt Donald Trump sealed his extraordinary march to the Republican presidential nomination with a victory in the Indiana primary. Now he faces what may be an even tougher challenge: persuading the Republican Party to coalesce behind his candidacy. Trump won a landslide victory over Texas Senator Ted Cruz, though he’s still almost 200

Disconnected: Why the media were blinded to the fury of Trump supporters

Howard Kurtz, It was a subject worthy of a deep dive: How did the Republican Party elites lose control of their supporters to a wealthy interloper named Donald Trump? The New York Times offered a nuanced analysis, with reporter Nick Confessore interviewing dozens of lawmakers, donors, activists and others who described, “some with resignation, some