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Mona Charen

Mona Charen is a nationally syndicated columnist, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a contributor to The Bulwark, and host of The Bulwark’s Beg to Differ podcast. She can be reached at [email protected]

Articles by Mona Charen

October 22, 2020 5:36 am

Donald Trump Ruined Conservatism. Don’t Let Him Ruin Patriotism.

The president discredits everything he touches. His poisonous form of patriotism is a danger to our civic health.
Mona Charen
October 14, 2020 5:26 am

Breaking News: Not Everything Is Terrible

For the first time in a long time, the world looks brighter and a little more hopeful than it did seven months ago.
Mona Charen
October 8, 2020 5:30 am

Pence Flubbed the Civics 101 Question

Harris did just fine at last night’s debate, but the vice president couldn’t answer an important, easy question.
Mona Charen
October 7, 2020 5:32 am

Who Are These Republicans?

You can tell a lot about the state of the party by the people who are joining it, the people who are leaving it, and the people it’s pushing out.
Mona Charen
September 30, 2020 5:32 am

The World’s Brokest “Billionaire”

Why the revelation of Trump’s massive debt might matter.
Mona Charen
September 23, 2020 5:22 am

McConnell’s Only Principle Is Power

Senate Republicans may regret their embrace of naked power politics.
Mona Charen
September 16, 2020 5:21 am

The ‘Democrats Made Me Do It’ Excuse

Danielle Pletka’s explanation of her vote for Trump doesn’t wash.
Mona Charen
September 10, 2020 5:28 am

The Coming Biden Landslide

A clear electoral majority wants to get rid of Trump. Biden just has to convince them he’s safe.
Mona Charen
September 7, 2020 5:20 am

Who Will Speak for the Uighurs?

Speaking up for the world’s most vulnerable might help to remind us of who we once were and can be again.
Mona Charen
September 2, 2020 5:33 am

The Broken Windows Presidency

Republican acquiescence to Trump’s low-level disorder invited more heinous corruption and lawlessness.
Mona Charen