Lies & Fear—Weapons against Democracy


Last week far-left magazine The New Republic published a deliberately crafted lie by Jonathan Chait, meant to attack conservatives and our Constitution. Or, to be more precise, the Second Amendment.
Americans who value truth in reporting should be disgusted by the false accusations and intentional misuse of language used by Chait, Collins, and Milbank to distort conservative values on national security, gun [...]

Ross Douthat: Did The Republicans Blunder On Health Care? – NYTimes.com


Yes, say Jonathan Chait and David Frum, in pre-mortems for the G.O.P.’s efforts to derail the Democratic bill. Chait argues that the Republicans could have sold moderate Democrats on a “vastly more limited” piece of legislation, if they’d been willing to compromise early in the process. Instead, by uniting in lockstep opposition and gambling that […]