Gretchen Carlson, DeRay Mckesson, Rich Lowry and C-SPAN Make Politico's Top 50 Thinkers List

The Mirror | Betsy Rothstein
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Politico likes them for their minds, not their beauty.

Americans Prefer To Mind Our Own Business, But Washington Wants To Intervene -- Everywhere

Opinion | Bonnie Kristian
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter (L) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford speak to press about counter-ISIL operations at the Pentagon, in Washington March 25, 2016.  REUTERS/Department of Defense/Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee/Handout via Reuters

There are already more than 150,000 American troops stationed outside U.S. borders

Pat Buchanan: Even If Trump Wins, The West Is Doomed

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
WASHINGTON - JUNE 15:  Pat Buchanan speaks about Tim Russert to reporters outside NBC's bureau June 15, 2008 in Washington, DC.  This week's Meet the Press show was a tribute to host Tim Russert who died at age 58 of a heart attack last week.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

‘I’m not a great optimist about the western civilization’

A Third Party Effort For Donald Trump Is Underway

Elections | Alex Pfeiffer
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the 10th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit in Altoona, Iowa, January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Morgan

‘We will walk’

Pat Buchanan: 'If I Were Bush, I Would Challenge Trump Directly'

Elections | Christian Datoc

‘This is Trump versus Bush. But make it more Bush-Trump.’

Pat Buchanan On Trump: 'If We Started The Primaries Today, I'd Bet On Him For The Nomination'

Politics | Christian Datoc
Pat Buchanan: Trump Could Win Nomination, Even If He Keeps Using Inflammatory Rhetoric (Getty Images)

Other candidates have been, ‘baiting the bear, but people have started CHEERING for the bear’

Is Trump The Omarosa Of His Latest Reality TV Show?

Opinion | Ben Sellers
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames

Trump has no bonafides to support his credibility as a strong conservative leader.

Buchanan On Drug Reform: 'These Drugs Are A Curse On The African-American Community'

Politics | Scott Greer
Pat Buchanan

‘How do we become a safer, better society by turning felons loose and back into communities like West Baltimore?’

Buchanan: If GOP Passes Trade Deal, They'll Never Win The Presidency

Politics | Alex Griswold

‘That’s going to cost the Republicans Ohio’

Pat Buchanan: 'No Doubt' Charlie Hebdo Brought Attack Upon Themselves

Video | Al Weaver

‘That’s just the real world’

Pat Buchanan: Obama 'Engaged In Civil Disobedience'

Politics | Al Weaver

‘The president is a constitutional scofflaw’

Buchanan: Obama Executive Amnesty 'The Beginning Of The End Of The United States As One Nation'

Politics | Al Weaver
Another run at the border? Pat Buchanan thinks it's coming

Pat Buchanan On Executive Amnesty: 'Rogue' Obama Says 'To Hell With The Constitution'

Politics | Al Weaver

‘He is seizing power that he does not have’

Pat Buchanan: 'Do Not Send Another American Army Into Iraq'

Video | Brendan Bordelon

‘The Syrians, the Turks, the Iraqis, the Kurds have hundreds of thousands of soldiers!’

Buchanan: 60s-style Riots In Ferguson Could Cause Voter Rebuke For Obama

Politics | Neil Munro

Obama should try to calm rioters ASAP

Leadership Lesson: Never Take The Window Seat

Politics | Matt K. Lewis
A statue of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan is unveiled at Ronald Reagan National Airport near Washington

Think about that the next time you fly.

Buchanan: Only Another 9/11 Can Unite A Divided America

US | Scott Greer

‘The country is permanently polarized’