Ross Douthat


NeverTrump New York Times Columnist: Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Winning

New York Times resident conservative columnist Ross Douthat, who was a “NeverTrump” pundit during the 2016 election, has acknowledged President Donald Trump’s success in defeating the so-called “Islamic State” — and says Trump deserves credit for his foreign policy overall.

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New York Times’ Conservative: Reject GOP Majority To Save the GOP

The New York Times’ Ross Douthat argues that America’s political tradition of factional division-and-gridlock encourages a move by the GOP’s leaders and managers to unite against Donald Trump’s near-majority faction at the party’s Cleveland convention.


Maher Wonders Why Shooting People In the Ankles Won’t Work

Bill Maher expressed skepticism at arguments that training police to shoot people in the legs or ankles wouldn’t work on Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time.” In a discussion on the Walter Scott killing, which Maher blamed in part on