Category Archives: Columns

Campaign Chicanery, Media Malfeasance

Ted Cruz won. Ted Cruz lost. As you know, the ultra-conservative Texas Senator racked up an impressive win in Iowa Monday, largely by convincing religious Republicans that he is their guy. He also got a huge boost when Donald Trump made an unforced error by snubbing last week's Fox News debate. Even Trump, not usually…

Are We Really a Center-Right Country Anymore?

For quite a while now pundits have casually thrown around the idea that we’re a center-right country – a country with old-fashioned mostly conservative ideas and values. But it’s time – maybe even past time – to re-think the premise. This came to mind because of what just happened in Iowa where Bernie Sanders, a…

Could Ben Carson Be a Kingmaker in the GOP Primary?

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The results of Monday’s Iowa Caucus seem to prove what many observers have been speculating:  the Republican presidential primary is a three-man race. Though that could change as early as next week, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, and Marco Rubio are currently the candidates that have the momentum ― something that’s vitally important in a presidential…

Is a New Era Upon Us?

Whoever wins the nominations, the most successful campaigns of 2016 provide us with a clear picture of where the center of gravity is today in both parties and, hence, where America is going. Bernie Sanders, with his mammoth crowds and mass support among the young, represents, as did George McGovern in 1972, despite his defeat,…

Iowa Ruins the ‘Inevitable’

Dennis Prager is off this week. The following column is by Brent Bozell sand Tim Graham. The results in the Iowa caucuses are a rebuke to the notion that the national media have all the influence over America’s voters. Donald Trump has been the overwhelmingly dominant figure on television news. Even his decision to duck…