Is there a market for thoughtful conservatism in the US?
By Alberto Mingardi
As a non-American, I hear confusing news on the status of the American right at the moment. In particular, I have problems understanding whether the influence of President Trump is over after the Capitol Hill revolt of early January. On the contrary, are Republicans unable to free themselves from his spell- perhaps, only at the very high price of giving birth to a third party? Perhaps it is too soon to say: after all, Trump left the Oval Office only...
In the City Journal, I have a review of Mariana Mazzucato’s new book - alas, not as brilliant as John Kay's one. I am afraid my opinion of this new work is not necessarily better than the one I had of her previous ones. In...
Because the first two stimulus bills were signed by Trump, it makes it hard for the GOP to criticize the third. What can they say? "We'd never do anything like that."?
Regarding this comment:
It is debatable if Republicans were really a beacon of small deficits and free trade before Trump"
I don't see how it's debatable. They clearly were not a beacon of small deficits.