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Month: February 2015

Real Clear Politics: Should Republicans Bet on “Boots on the Ground”?

Everyone knows Republicans are hawks (Sen. Paul notwithstanding). Voters want to know if Republicans are smarter hawks than they were 10 years ago.

Real Clear Politics: Obama vs. FDR, Year Seven

At the same point in Roosevelt’s presidency as Obama’s, the beginning his seventh year, no pundit would have presumed he was on a glide path toward a fundamental ideological makeover of the country.

Politico Magazine: The GOP Elite Puts Its Foot Down

Conservative leaders appear more willing to sideline fringe presidential candidates, but can they? I explore in my latest for Politico Magazine.