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Daniel McCarthy

Daniel McCarthy is the editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review, the VP for ISI’s Collegiate Network and a Spectator contributing editor and columnist.

Politics

The Democrats need a political entrepreneur

Reagan, Gingrich and Trump all transformed their parties. The Democrats don’t have anyone that can do that

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The party of Pelosi can win in November — but not in 2020

Midterms simply are not a reliable verdict on a president’s job performance or re-electability

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

White liberalism is dying

It’s too liberal for a majority of whites, yet too distant from the concerns of most non-whites

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Don’t blame Trump for the Presidential Alert folly

The new alerts are likely to prove harmless, if unnecessary

By Daniel McCarthy

Music

Can Ye win with black economic nationalism?

Kanye West’s message could do for black America what Trump’s did for the people of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The pro-Kavanaugh pundits who make him look guilty

What won’t help Brett Kavanaugh are the kinds of arguments that many right-leaning commentators have made over the past week in response to Ford’s claims

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

If Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination collapses, so might the GOP

Left-wing foes of Republican judicial philosophy would be encouraged by the GOP’s humiliation

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Will Cruz lose?

Tipping point for Ted

By Daniel McCarthy

Art

2001: A Space Odyssey still gets better as it goes along, 50 years on

The critics who disliked 2001 on its initial release found the characters empty and the plot thin — but it’s their criticism that has dated badly

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The NeverTrump movement’s latest trick? Sabotaging the White House

In a democracy, policy is suppose to follow elections. But that isn’t how the anonymous New York Times op-ed writer sees it

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The primaries show that Trump Republicanism is still on the rise

The President’s preferred candidates had the edge on Tuesday

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

Why John McCain wasn’t right

He was a man of many virtues. It’s a shame his politics were so flawed

By Daniel McCarthy

Internet

Social media should be held to the same bar as a newsstand, not a publisher

Doing otherwise would be a great disservice to American audiences.

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

The return of Rand Paul

The Kentucky senator is able to bridge Trumpism and old-guard Republicanism while pointing both in a more libertarian direction

By Daniel McCarthy

Politics

No major upsets in Tuesday elections — but don’t expect a return to ‘normalcy’

Insurgents do not have to win every battle to win the war.

By Daniel McCarthy

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