Tag: National Review
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform at KAABOO 2017. Image via The Associated Press.

Mitch PerryMay 4, 2017

For the second time in his short presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order on religious liberty that’s not nearly as meaningful as his supporters and critics thought. The measure could allow churches and other faith-based organizations to become more active politically. It promises to “vigorously promote religious liberty,” as well as direct the Internal Revenue Service “to exercise […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 1, 2017

While some Republicans in Tallahassee were startled last week when Democrats walked out of a committee hearing in reaction to a speaker who made controversial comments, Janet Cruz says her caucus won’t be “mainstreaming hate speech as a legitimate part of political debate” anytime soon. The Democrat House Minority Leader was referring to Thursday, when five Democrats in the House’s […]

Mitch PerryDecember 8, 2016

For the #NeverTrumper Republicans out there, this Trump presidency might work out pretty well, after all. Jeb Bush was seen doing cartwheels after Trump selected Betty DeVos to become his Secretary of Education. “I’m so excited,” Bush said last week at the National Summit on Education Reform, sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Education, which Bush founded and chairs and […]

Tom JacksonJune 21, 2016

So, Corey Lewandowski, the buzz-cut professional sycophant whose philosophy amounted to “let Trump be Trump,” is out as The Donald’s campaign frontman. And this changes … what, exactly? As Edwin Starr sang, “Absolutely nuthin’!” (Say it again, y’all.) That’s right. While Lewandowski portrayed the thuggery of a crime lord’s hired muscle — hard-knuckled Toots to […]

Associated PressMarch 2, 2016

Was that really Chris Christie, the brusque, take-a-back-seat-to-no-one governor of New Jersey? Christie’s seemingly shell-shocked gaze as he stood behind Donald Trump on Super Tuesday is generating befuddlement and mockery in his home state and beyond. Conservatives and liberals alike have piled on. His introductory remarks were so subdued and his appearance was so grave […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 27, 2016

On Wednesday, Governor Rick Scott delivered remarks at the Heritage Foundation, then participated in a discussion with Jim Geraghty of National Review. The subject: Florida’s economic growth and job creation numbers, of interest to the free-marketeers at Heritage and National Review, especially in light of mounting speculation as to what Scott’s next political move might be. Scott […]


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