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Where Did All the Unity Go?

William Murchison, The American Spectator

The difference between 2001 and 2018 is the difference between I-am-an-American and I-am… fill in the blank. The vast community we all inhabited has become a series of subdivisions. Group identity is the thing it’s all about: Me, less as American, than as progressive, populist, African-American, Ivy League, Christian, transgender, Hispanic, vegan, Jewish, “none,” Anglo, gun owner, yogan, Asian-American, Native-American, #MeToo — I’m out of breath.

President Trump’s Speech To CPAC Leaves #NeverTrump Gang Squirming

The intelligentsia of the Right and Left will continue to talk down Donald Trump and claim his remarks to CPAC just weren’t up to presidential standards. What they don’t understand is Trump’s stream of consciousness asides are exactly were he connects with the voters and what differentiates him from the inside-the-Beltway political class that voters despise.

Pence To CPAC: 'Progress Is Driven By The People Who Show Up'

Vice President Pence’s defiance of the establishment media outlets that criticized him during the Olympics and glorified Kim Jong-un’s sister seemed to get all the press, but the most important part of his CPAC speech was his message to those on the Right who are still sitting on the sidelines waiting for Trump to fail: “Progress is driven by the people who show up.”

On the Super Bowl and the Social Fabric

Ben Shapiro, CNS News

"People are more hostile to others in the abstract than when they meet them in person." That means we need more communal events — and that means we have to go out of our way to engage with others. We need more shared cultural experiences. That would be a good start toward rebuilding our perceptions of one another.

Ted Cruz Is Right – America Is At A Point Of Choosing

What’s at stake in this election is not just who will occupy the Oval Office, but what governing principles will be operative in America for the next generation. Cruz’s succinct formulation is that our goals as a government and as a conservative movement should be jobs, freedom, and security. This is about as tight a statement of the goals and credo of the winning 21st century conservative coalition that the English language will allow.