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Articles by Robert Tracinski (page 6)

October 16, 2019 5:16 am

Trump’s Betrayal of the Kurds May Be a Turning Point

Donald Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds is a moment that might be more important than it seems—one that is likely…
Robert Tracinski
October 10, 2019 5:21 am

Dear Republicans, Is This the Idol to Whom You Have Sold Your Souls?

In the past few weeks, Donald Trump has gone from saying that no, he didn’t collude with a foreign dictatorship…
Robert Tracinski
October 3, 2019 6:14 am

Impeachment Is a Symptom of Runaway Presidential Power, Not the Answer

Sean Trende recently noted that impeachment has been invoked more frequently in recent decades: in 1974*, 1998, and now…
Robert Tracinski
September 18, 2019 5:27 am

Brexit Won the Popular Vote But Lost the Electoral College

The past few decades in which Europe has been prosperous and (largely) at peace, joined together by links of trade…
Robert Tracinski
September 16, 2019 4:52 am

Foreign Policy Is Serious Business. Alas, We Have an Unserious President.

Always remember that Trump got rid of John Bolton because Bolton didn't want Taliban leaders to come to Camp David.
Robert Tracinski
September 3, 2019 9:37 am

The Problem Isn’t the “Lungs of the Earth.” It’s the Brains of the Earth.

A normal cycle of seasonal fires in the Amazon region touched off an international hysteria, with celebrities and…
Robert Tracinski
August 28, 2019 12:35 pm

For Trump Defectors, the Apology Is Only the First Step

Shock-jock radio host and former Rep. Joe Walsh gained a lot of attention by announcing a  primary challenge…
Robert Tracinski
July 18, 2019 4:29 am

Political Chaos Theory

“Chaos theory,” at least in the popular version, is the study of unstable systems that can rapidly reach a…
Robert Tracinski
July 17, 2019 5:33 am

The Man in the Middle

Joe Biden has already won one of the major tracks toward the Democratic party’s presidential nomination—perhaps even the decisive track.
Robert Tracinski
July 10, 2019 4:48 am

Fascism with Communist Slogans

Ayn Rand once predicted that we were going to end up with “a fascist system with communist slogans.” This…
Robert Tracinski