anti-establishment

In Memoriam: Rep. Walter B. Jones, Lone Warrior For Liberty

We remember principled limited government constitutional conservative Rep. Walter B. Jones as one of the few men in Washington with the principles, integrity and humility necessary to look at the decision to enter the war in Iraq through the lens of subsequent events and take responsibility for the consequences of his vote.

Two Kinds of Trump Supporters

Ross Kaminsky, The American Spectator

Most supporters of our current president who will walk through a wall of fire for him do it not because they love the way he governs but because they are beyond furious with the lies, malfeasance, and incompetence of the “other side” writ large (which, as I noted above, includes some members of the president’s own party) and a belief deep in their bones that politicians of both parties have sold us down the river, for their own benefits, for decades.

Mr. Outside and Mr. Inside at the Department of State?

The nomination of “Mr. Outside,” Rex Tillerson, as Secretary of State would mark the fulfillment of another important campaign promise by President-elect Trump. However, to fulfill his promise to drain the swamp at the State Department Donald Trump needs a “Mr. Inside.” Although it may be a difficult pill for some of our fellow non-interventionists to swallow, we can think of no one more qualified for that role than Ambassador John Bolton.

Ted Cruz’s plan to win back anti-establishment vote

Katie Glueck, Politico

Ted Cruz has quietly embarked on a strategy designed to reclaim the mantle of the anti-establishment presidential candidate, methodically scoring endorsements, locking down the support of conservatives and creating an extensive grassroots network.