• How Rice as Running Mate Could Power Victory

    How Rice as Running Mate Could Power Victory

    Imagine Republicans running against Hillary with the slogan: “Not your grandmother's GOP.” If they choose a young leader, Scott Walker or Marco Rubio for president, and Condaleezza Rice for Vice President, that slogan emphasizes that tired charges of Republican racism no longer work. It also emphasizes the GOP youthfulness advantage:…

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  • Media Distortions Fuel Spike in Murders

    Media Distortions Fuel Spike in Murders

    The month of May saw tragic spikes in murder rates in Baltimore, New York, Chicago and other big cities—an alarming reversal of nearly 30 years of progress in reducing violent crime. Irresponsible media coverage of police-tensions with the black community combined with demagogic posing by leftist politicians and agitators to…

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  • G.O.P. Debates Shouldn’t Be Limited to 10

    Fox News made the unfortunate decision to limit the first Republican debate, scheduled for two months from now, to 10 participants, based on their standing in national polls. This will exclude some worthy contenders on a flimsy basis—including a candidate with 4% support, while a rival with 3% is excluded.…

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  • Blunting the Democrats’ “Youth Advantage”

    The recent Democratic winning streak in presidential elections connects directly to the “youth advantage” enjoyed by Democratic candidates: the Democratic nominee has been younger than the GOP nominee in five of the last six of presidential contests, and the younger candidate each time won the popular vote. The only GOP…

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  • No, College Isn’t Right for Everyone

    On my radio show, I've repeatedly made the controversial point that it's a terrible mistake to push all students who graduate from high school to go on to college. A 2014 report showed that at public universities, an appalling 81% of full time students fail to graduate on time—and among…

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  • Students Say Bush is Even Worse than Stalin

    A recent study asked 7,000 university students in 37 countries to evaluate 40 names to choose the greatest heroes and villains in world history. On the positive side, respondents chose Albert Einstein as the leading hero of all-time; Jesus Christ ranked sixth. On the negative side, Adolph Hitler earned the…

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  • New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio and Jindal

    It looks like the birthers are back: The same misguided or unscrupulous activists who insisted that Barack Obama wasn't eligible for the presidency because he was secretly born in Kenya, now claim that conservative champions Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz are also disqualified from the nation's highest office.…

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