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Memo to Those Who Still Hate Trump

A friend recently said that she didn’t vote for Donald Trump in 2016 because of the offensive statements he had made about other candidates, notably John McCain. She added that she cannot bring herself to vote for Trump’s reelection this year for...

Footnote to the Impeachment Effort

Two fundamental errors in logic have been evident in the movement to drive President Trump from office. One is the fallacy of judging, without a crystal ball, what someone will do in the future. The other is the fallacy of divining the...

“Assessing the Trump Presidency” Revisited

A friend reacted to my essay, “Assessing the Trump Presidency,” and that reaction led to a lively exchange of texts. Following are the most significant parts of that exchange: FRIEND: I read your essay “Assessing President Trump” and found it...

Assessing the Trump Presidency

Few reporters and commentators offer fair assessments of the Trump presidency. Liberals generally ignore the positive and focus exclusively on the negative. If they can’t find anything negative, they spin achievements into failures, virtues into...

The Invisible March to Enlightenment

The fissure in the Republican Party dates back, at least, to the nomination of Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater for president in 1964. The last presidential election underscored just how broad that split has gotten, one that has been festering for...

The Favorite Word of Liberals: “Hate”

“Hate” seems to be the most popular word among liberals. If someone says almost anything about a controversial issue, or even asks a question concerning it, he or she is often accused of being a hater. The latter happened with Judge...

What’s Up With the Suburbs and the GOP?

The 2018 U.S. midterm elections, in which Republicans lost 40 or so House seats, sent many Republican strategists reeling because of the erosion of suburban voters, especially college-educated white female voters. Republicans kept the Senate, but...

Deep State Launches Phony Bomb Scare Plot

Early on October 25th, the editorial board of the Catholic Journal sat down with a former FBI agent who wanted to share information with us about a plot at the highest levels of the FBI and the DOJ to discredit President Trump and the Republicans...