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The Shellacking That Hubris Wrought | National Review

November 5, 2010

They greeted his election as the advent of, as Peter Beinart put it in Time magazine, “The New Liberal Order.” Sam Tanenhaus of the New York Times rushed to ...

The Bender is Over | National Review

October 25, 2010

The liberal journalist Peter Beinart noted that for decades Democratic leaders had treated the American public's latent conservatism as a sleeping bear: The ...

Phi Beta Cons | National Review Online

September 24, 2010

One can't read George Leef on almost any given day here on NRO or at the Pope Center — or Megan McArdle's excellent post yesterday on the ...

We Can't Afford This House

  • By
  • Reihan Salam,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Christopher Papagianis
August 2, 2010 |

At the end of June, the House of Representatives voted to extend the $8,000 homebuyers' tax credit, by an extraordinary margin of 409-5. The Senate approved the measure on a voice vote. At a polarized political moment, this near unanimity was noteworthy in itself. Conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats, from cities and suburbs and small towns across the country, joined together to shower a bit more taxpayer largesse on one of America's favorite industries: real estate. But there's a problem with this bipartisan idyll.

The Great Disenchantment | National Review

June 18, 2010

In his new book, "The Icarus Syndrome," author Peter Beinart writes of "hubris bubbles" that infect American foreign policy after successes. ...

The Elena Kagan Question | National Review

May 10, 2010

Kagan's exclusion of military recruiters from the Harvard law school campus promises to draw considerable attention precisely because — as Peter Beinart, the liberal former editor of the New Republic, has written — it amounted to "a statement of national estrangement," of Kagan's "alienating [her]self from the country.", ...

Ryan’s Way

  • By
  • Reihan Salam,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Josh Barro, the Manhattan Institute
April 19, 2010 |

Almost immediately after President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the conversation about health-care reform changed. Advocates of the proposal suddenly hit cautionary notes, insisting that difficult choices had to be made.

The Next America

  • By
  • Reihan Salam,
  • New America Foundation
April 19, 2010 |

During the 1980s and 1990s, when many believed that Japan was ascendant and the United States was doomed to become an economic backwater, Joel Kotkin offered a strikingly different thesis. Rather than displace American economic power, Kotkin argued, the rise of East Asia would actually enhance it. The cross-pollination of Japanese ingenuity and American entrepreneurship would spark a transformative productivity boom.

Away from the Gated Communitiy

  • By
  • Reihan Salam,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Ramesh Ponnuru
March 9, 2009 |

Demography is destiny in politics, or so we have heard. In 2004, the growth of the exurbs was said to be generating a permanent Republican majority. Now the strong support for the Democrats by young people, Hispanics, and non-Christians is said to be creating an unstoppable trend toward liberalism.

Battle For the 'Burbs

  • By
  • Reihan Salam,
  • New America Foundation
  • and Ross Douthat, senior editor, Atlantic Monthly
July 14, 2008 |

* This article is adapted from Reihan Salam's and Ross Douthat's Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream.

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