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Pumphrett Plights His Troth

Volume four of The Pumphrett Papers.

2017
The House GOP Fumbles

House GOP members backed down from a plan to “gut” the legislative body’s internal ethics office.

2017
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Pumphrett Ops In

Volume Three of the Pumphrett Papers.

2017
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Make America’s Allies Great Again

Trump should learn from the Obama Administration’s mistakes and bet on the friends we already have.

2017
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Religion, Class, and the Evangelical Vote

A hypothesis: Evangelicals who voted for Trump fall into two groups—those who are primarily motivated by the moral positions of their faith, and those who bitterly resent the contempt shown them by elites.

2017
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The Birth of a Disunited States of America?

Verteran “U.S. watchers” in China received a rude awakening to a divided America on the morning of November 9.

2017
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Trump: A World Deconstructed?

If the 45th President makes good on his campaign promises, the 46th President will be the one called upon to “make America great again.”

2017
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Trump’s Middle East Muddle

The Middle East would present a daunting challenge to any incoming President, and Trump has only a limited knowledge of international affairs.

2017
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A New American Foreign Policy?

President Trump could upend the role the U.S. has played in international affairs since World War II.

2017
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Trump and the World

The institutional and principled foreign policy of postwar United States will be replaced by a transactional approach. It is an unstable basis for world order.

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As a minority, and a minority that historically has often been unpopular, Jews have a structural interest in the protection of minority rights.

Petrostates in Peril

Economic growth is predictably sluggish for petrostates.

American Balkanization

Pew data point to one of the core ironies of liberal politics today.

Rage Against the Machine

The Palestinians want international sympathy. But rioting over metal detectors after a terrorist attack seems more likely to draw international contempt.

Revolution

A Schlumberger surge is a good sign for the health of the U.S. shale industry.

The Mueller Effect

Could it be that the President is less worried about the probe of his Russia dealings than about a general investigation with no set limits?

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