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Thomas A. Firey

Thomas A. Firey is an occasional contributor to The Bulwark.


Articles by Thomas A. Firey

June 19, 2020 5:18 am

About that Trump Economy . . .

When you look at the data, it's less impressive than it seemed.
Thomas A. Firey
March 17, 2020 5:20 am

It’s the Supply Shock, Stupid

If you want to blunt the economic effects of coronavirus, remove trade barriers now.
Thomas A. Firey
January 23, 2020 7:22 am

Are Democrats Getting the Trial They Want?

In the coming weeks, we’ll see how well they’ve strategized putting the GOP in such dire straits—and whether their strategy will be successful.
Thomas A. Firey
August 29, 2019 4:49 am

Departing the Shining City

Michael Anton’s “Flight 93 Election” wasn’t just a call to oppose Hillary Clinton; it was a full-throated rejection of Goldwater–Reagan conservatism.
Thomas A. Firey
March 12, 2019 4:01 am

National Security? Or Just Cold, Cruel Nativism?

A little-noticed administration move to end a foreign-worker program can’t be justified on the grounds that those workers hurt Americans.
Thomas A. Firey
February 13, 2019 4:55 am

Can the Republican Party Be Saved? Should It?

The GOP has been the home of right-of-center political views for more than half a century, espousing limited-government, anti-communist, internationalist,…
Thomas A. Firey