The bizarre spectacle taking place in the Senate over a human trafficking bill continues to descend to new lows.
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Another state is debating what the headlines frequently call "controversial religious freedom legislation."
If the Supreme Court decides that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, will that signal the end of social conservatism?
The MSNBC chyron almost writes itself: the 2016 Republican presidential field has neoconservatives and neo-Confederates. Stop the presses!
There's a legendary exchange between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway that didn't exactly happen the way it is often quoted.
More than one hundred members of Congress went to Selma, Ala. Saturday for the 50th anniversary of an historic civil rights march that began at Edmund Pettus Bridge. Most of the headlines focused on who wasn't there.
It takes a village to defend Hillary Clinton.
The Supreme Court is busy considering weighty questions. Do laws mean what their plain language say they mean or can the government rewrite them at a whim?
The old Genesis song "Illegal Alien" needs to be updated, and not just because the lyrics don't comply with AP style.
Ever get the feeling that everyone's hand is in your pocket? Jay Cost says you're right.
I was once in an airport at the same time as the boy band One Direction. That's the only thing that could have prepared me for the kind of crowd reaction Ted Cruz gets from conservative activists.
Every conservative worth his salt has a theory of when the American Republic went to hell. The Weekly Standard's Jay Cost is no exception.
The Conservative Political Action Conference always gets me thinking about the 1980s, when Ronald Reagan was president.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal isn't leading in the polls like Scott Walker. He hasn't raised as much money as Jeb Bush. He isn't as celebrated a speaker as Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio. He doesn't have a loyal libertarian following like Rand Paul or an evangelical base like Mike Huckabee.
The revolution devours its own. One minute you are leading the politically correct vanguard against your moral inferiors. The next minute the crowd has turned against you.
John Edwards used to talk about "two Americas," before he became a national disgrace in both of them. Barack Obama, speaking the same year, said nuts to that.
Is Chris Christie toast? The man who was once viewed as the likeliest front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination now looks like anything but.
The standard liberal narrative about how uncaring, racist and evil conservatives are usually begins with the welfare queen.