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Joshua Tait

Joshua Tait is a historian of American conservatism. He has a Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Twitter: @Joshua_A_Tait.


Articles by Joshua Tait

April 2, 2021 5:30 am

The Long History of Fighting Over the Term ‘Conservative’

The postwar circle of New Conservatives tried to claim the word—but they lost and were largely forgotten.
Joshua Tait
January 22, 2021 5:30 am

The Origins of Trump’s Slapdash, Last-Second ‘1776 Report’

It can be understood as the other side of the coin to Michael Anton’s angry ‘Flight 93’ argument.
Joshua Tait
May 22, 2020 5:15 am

Never Trumpers and the Future of American Conservatism

The role of elites—like those who criticized Trump in 2016 and ever since—in the party and movement politics.
Joshua Tait