A Labor Day Lament

by Patrick J. Buchanan – September 4, 1998 Since the Great Depression destroyed the Republican coalition forged by the Harding-Coolidge tax cuts and immigration reforms, only twice has the GOP put together a great governing majority — Richard Nixon’s 49-state sweep in 1972 and Ronald Reagan’s 49-state sweep in 1984. In the last two presidential […]

The Emerging Democratic Debacle

by Patrick J. Buchanan – September 1, 1998 The tide is going out on the Democratic Party, and it may be a long time coming back in. Though Republicans have done little to deserve it, a blowout party victory is shaping up for November. If gubernatorial candidate Dan Lungren can hold California, all 10 of […]