The transition team has announced that President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with the president of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen Friday. Not only is there nothing wrong with... Read More The post Trump-Tsai Phone Call a Good Start to Reforming US-Taiwan Relations appeared first on The Daily Signal.
On Dec. 4, Austria will have its presidential election. After problems ranging from election annulment to faulty glue on mail-in ballots, the newly scheduled, second... Read More The post Austria Goes to the Polls appeared first on The Daily Signal.
Recent satellite images reveal that a North Korean political prison camp, former Camp 18, may have been reopened. It is unclear when and why this... Read More The post Has North Korea Reopened an Old Prison Camp? appeared first on The Daily Signal.
George J. Borjas, one of the world’s leading scholars of immigration, discusses the winners and losers from immigration, the effects of immigrant workers on native-born workers, the holistic effects of immigration on the welfare state and public services, the H-1B program, Senator Sessions’s nomination as attorney general, the moral dimension of immigration […]
When it comes to political predictions, I’m not exactly on a roll at the moment. Nevertheless, after last weekend’s primary of the right, I’ll risk another. The next French president will be François Fillon of the center-right Republicans. Yes, the left will benefit from the fact that the current (Socialist) incumbent has now announced that he will not seek […]
Politically, it would be very foolish for Democrats to fight President-elect Trump’s selection of retired Marine General James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense. General Mattis’s reputation as an erudite warrior is well earned, and he is highly thought of by policymakers, fellow commanders, and grunts. Nevertheless, Trump needs a congressional waiver to proc […]
Nearly a month after Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election, her advisors still refuse to concede that the candidate herself, and her advisors, bear responsibility ...The post Hillary’s Hair, Part Two appeared first on Commentary Magazine.
The fatal conceit of any populist movement is that it is non-ideological. It is entirely practical, its advocates insist. It has no use for theoreticians ...The post Republicanism without Principle appeared first on Commentary Magazine.
Rep. Keith Ellison appeared on track to be the next chair of the Democratic National Committee until the discovery of a 2010 speech in which Ellison ...The post The Ellison Tipping Point appeared first on Commentary Magazine.