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Ross Douthat

  1. the national interest
    The Authoritarian Threat Is Not OverhypedRoss Douthat’s unpersuasive case for complacency.
  2. the national interest
    Trump’s Incompetence Does Not Excuse His AuthoritarianismThe plot against America will probably fail. But it might succeed.
  3. ruth bader ginsburg
    Anti-Abortion Zealots Demand a Vote to Fill Ginsburg’s SeatThe moment of deliverance is already here for anti-abortion activists calling in Republican debts to rush through a Supreme Court nominee.
  4. the national interest
    Trump Is Failing at Governing But Winning at AuthoritarianismTerrible management and effective corruption can go hand in hand.
  5. racism
    A Non-Racist Conservatism Must Look to the Future, Not the PastRoss Douthat’s latest column paints a discouraging picture of non-racist conservatism.
  6. racism
    A Non-Racist Conservative Movement Would Kill the Republican PartyIs the American right willing to risk destruction?
  7. donald trump
    Trump’s ‘Love It Or Leave It’ Jingoism Was Predictable All AlongRoss Douthat’s suggestion that Trump perverted an initially healthy skepticism about American virtue misses the authoritarian impulses he represents.
  8. josh hawley
    Josh Hawley Could Be the Face of the Post-Trump RightThe polished young Missouri senator thinks liberty is a vehicle for the righteous, not the godless.
  9. centrism
    Democrats Aren’t Cultural ‘Extremists,’ They’ve Moved With the CountryRoss Douthat is wrong: Republicans are the ones who have abandoned “cultural centrism.”
  10. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: A Radically Moderate Answer to Climate ChangeSometimes moderation isn’t just the mushy middle between two extremes; it’s a form of pragmatic and even revolutionary imagination.
  11. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Is the Anti-Abortion Movement Just Applied Anti-Feminism?More and more, those who oppose legalized abortion seem motivated by animus toward women’s rights. The Kavanaugh fight could make that even clearer.
  12. Trump’s Sad, Weak Encounter With PutinSubstance aside, the optics of Trump’s joint appearance with Vladimir Putin were disastrous for a would-be bully-boy.
  13. Some Conservative Christians Still Object to the ‘Heathen’ in the White HouseWhile most conservative Christians cheered Trump’s victory, influential intellectuals like Ross Douthat think it would be better to turn inward.
  14. the national interest
    Sorry, Conservatives, Obamacare Is Still WorkingWe will stop correcting you when you stop being wrong.
  15. the national interest
    Same-Sex Marriage Won Because Its Opponents Never Had an ArgumentLogic wins!
  16. the national interest
    Charlie Hebdo Point-Missers Miss PointWhat about white-on-Muslim crime?
  17. the national interest
    Obama’s Immigration Plan Should Scare Liberals, TooCrossing a Rubicon of presidential authority.
  18. the national interest
    I Have Mocked Ross Douthat One Time Too ManyToday in pundit feuds.
  19. the national interest
    7 Ways Paul Ryan Revealed His Love for Ayn RandSociety could never accept their love, but the passion could not be denied …
  20. the national interest
    What’s My Problem With Conservative Reformers?Yay! Arguments about arguments!
  21. the national interest
    I Have Seen the Future of the Republican Party, and It Is George W. BushCan a party un-go insane?
  22. the national interest
    Congressional Republicans Reveal Secret Love for ObamacareHealthcare.gov is the GOP’s new ashleymadison.com.
  23. the national interest
    Ross Douthat: Debt-Ceiling Extortion Isn’t So Bad, ReallyThe best argument for extortion is still a terrible argument.
  24. the national interest
    The Democratic Plot Against White PeopleRoss Douthat has a strange theory about this.
  25. the national interest
    Stopping Climate Change Is Not a Distraction From JobsBirth of an annoying talking point.
  26. the national interest
    Yes, Conservative Reformers ExistA maddening but necessary brake on a crazy party.
  27. the national interest
    The Tragedy of Moderate RepublicanismDenial is not just a river in one of those countries your party’s base would like to bomb.
  28. the national interest
    How Romney Overcame His Sanity to WinHe isn’t crazy enough to be mayor of Crazytown, but he is rich enough.
  29. ink-stained wretches
    Ross Douthat Does Exactly What Was Expected of HimThe ‘Times’ columnist’s debut effort has enough to please both liberals and conservatives.
  30. ink-stained wretches
    Ross Douthat to Fill William Kristol’s Spot on Times Op-ed PageThis seems like a smart choice.
  31. instant politics
    Ross Douthat and Tyler Cowen on Lieberman, Palin, and Outlawing AbortionFor today’s IM conversation, we bring together Ross Douthat, a senior editor at ‘The Atlantic,’ and Tyler Cowen, a professor of economics at George Mason University who blogs at MarginalRevolution.com.
  32. instant politics
    Defending Sarah Palin: Ross Douthat and Jonah Goldberg on McCain’s V.P. Pick As Culture-War Hand GrenadeEvery day until November 4, a series of writers and thinkers will discuss the election over instant messenger for nymag.com. For our inaugural conversation, we bring together Ross Douthat and Jonah Goldberg.