Chronicles Magazine GOP

Remembering the Right

The featured theme of this month’s magazine is focused on a particular task, namely retrieving conservativism and conservative thinkers from the past and explaining their continued relevance to the present. The current conservative movement, as a...

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  • EDITORIALS

    GOP National Stage Fright

    Democrats are feeling overconfident. They won a hard-fought special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District in early March, then saw over a million people take to the streets in cities across the country to march for gun control...

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  • REVIEWS

    Stupid Is Not Enough

    Annals of the Stupid Party is more than a blistering critique of Republican ineptitude. Wilson is delivering one last two-by-four to the elephant: Donald Trump has taught you how to win again, by confronting such crucial issues as trade and...

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  • EDITORIALS

    On the Altar of Empire

    The GOP-controlled Congress has received a report from the Pentagon advocating the conscription of women—the daughters, young wives, and young mothers of America, ages 18 to 25—according to the Washington Times.

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  • EDITORIALS

    The Trumping of the GOP

    There were two reasons to support Donald J. Trump in the presidential campaign last year. The first was the man himself, whom one could trust to deliver a much needed shock to the utterly narcissistic, self-involved American political system...

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  • Heresies

    K Is for Vendetta

    And it came to pass that fear did grip all of the Swamp, from Foggy Bottom to DuPont Circle; and it did spread unto all of the region beyond the Potomac. For behold, Steve Bannon had come.

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  • EDITORIALS

    Trump and the GOP

    Donald Trump exploded upon the political scene as a strongly charged individual, not as the head of a faction of the Republican Party or of a movement of his own. The great question, from the moment he announced his candidacy for the presidency,...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    The New Godfathers

    Not only has all the GOP's scandalmongering distracted many conservatives and the party itself from more substantive criticisms of the Clinton administration and more serious debate of major issues of national policy, but the Republicans failed...

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  • VIEWS

    The GOP Flop

    As the Republican primaries drew to a finish last spring, the several pundits whom the Grand Old Party carries in its pockets began to sing the praises of the man who was emerging as the winner.

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