McCain’s Rapprochement With the Right?

by Patrick J. Buchanan On Thursday, at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Sen. John McCain stood before thousands of conservatives he has done his level best to anger and alienate for a decade – to ask for their support. And he made a not unconvincing case. What he said essentially was this. We […]

Invoking JFK and Reagan

by Patrick J. Buchanan When John F. Kennedy ran for president in 1960, he talked of a new generation of Americans taking charge, of heading out bravely for a New Frontier. He did not call up the shades of FDR or Harry Truman, or go back 45 years to Woodrow Wilson. The same was true […]

The Great Betrayal

by Patrick J. Buchanan The American Conservative Magazine Offering more straight talk on the Sunday before the Florida primary, John McCain made an arresting prediction: Its a tough war were in. Its not going to be over right away. Theres going to be other wars. Im sorry to tell you, theres going to be other […]

Tapped Out Nation

by Patrick J. Buchanan It was to be the year of change, of new ideas, a new politics. Yet, as of today, it appears the Republican Party will be led into the future by a Beltway favorite of the media and Washington insider who has spent the last quarter of a century on Capitol Hill. […]