National Review senior editor, Bloomberg View columnist, AEI Visiting Fellow. Husband of @aprilponnuru. Prez-campaign disclosure: http://t.co/pyFNWnpv6p

Trumponomics and Conservatives

nationalreview.com — On the home page, Fred Bauer-a regular NRO contributor who will not, I think, protest at being described as one of us "reform conservative" types- makes the case for an "enlightened populism" that learns from Donald Trump's success in the polls.

Laura Ingraham Criticizes NR and Me

nationalreview.com — Apparently Laura Ingraham, on her radio show, criticized NR for "propping up the establishment" by running an article today about Republicans who want Mitt Romney to run again. She added, "[O]ur pal Bill Kristol, he's actually done recently some pretty fair analysis of where we are in the Republican field and they've written some good pieces over there at The Weekly Standard.

‘Conservative Purists’ Didn't Sit Out the Last Two Elections

Sep 01, 2015

RT @EsotericCD: Folks on the Right, @RameshPonnuru is here to disabuse you of one of your (& Rush Limbaugh's) favorite false tropes: http:/…

Sep 01, 2015

RT @MZHemingway: 100% false that evangelicals didn’t show up to vote for Romney. But a common false understanding. nationalreview.com/corner/423363/…

Supply-Side in Low Demand for 2012 Republicans: Ramesh Ponnuru

bloombergview.com — Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Supply-side economics is supposed to be a cheery creed, and its devotees have good reason to be happy. Keeping the top federal tax rate low has traditionally been their key policy objective. Today, that rate is 35 percent: It has been lower than that for only five of the past 80 years.

Trump Is a Nuisance, Not a Nightmare

bloombergview.com — Donald Trump is not high on my list of people who ought to be the president of the United States. I would prefer a candidate who has a track record of conservatism. Who supports free trade. Who has served in elective office. Who can keep his petty resentments below the surface.
Aug 28, 2015

Who's afraid of the big, bad Trump? Not @rameshponnuru. bv.ms/1KgmqHf via @BV

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Trump Praises His Sister, a Pro-Abortion Extremist Judge

nationalreview.com — So: The right of abortionists to make a child "expire" by partially extracting her from the womb, sticking scissors in the back of her head, vacuuming out her brain, and crushing her skull to complete her extraction, is right there in the Constitution. But let's please not have any "semantic machinations."
Aug 27, 2015

Just great. Trump floats his sister, a pro-abortion extremist judge, as a possible Supreme Court judge. nationalreview.com/corner/423196/…

Aug 27, 2015

RT @RameshPonnuru: Trump praises his sister, who is unfortunately a pro-abortion extremist judge. nationalreview.com/corner/423196/…

Aug 28, 2015

RT @RameshPonnuru: Trump praises his sister, who is unfortunately a pro-abortion extremist judge. nationalreview.com/corner/423196/…

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Health-care question Republicans must answer

newsday.com — After talking about it endlessly, Republican presidential candidates are finally starting to get specific about how they intend to replace the Affordable Care Act. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker released his plan last week. As the reaction to it shows, Republicans have to be ready with answers to a lot of hard questions.

Ponnuru: One health-care question Republicans must answer

hamptonroads.com — After talking about it endlessly, Republican presidential candidates are finally starting to get specific about how they intend to replace the Affordable Care Act. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker released his plan last week. As the reaction to it shows, Republicans have to be ready with answers to a lot of hard questions.

At Last, the Replacement

nationalreview.com — The Upton-Hatch-Burr plan is far from "Obamacare Lite." Editor's Note: This article appeared in the March 10, 2014 issue of National Review , after senators Tom Coburn, Richard Burr, and Orrin Hatch released a proposal for a conservative alternative to Obamacare.

One Health-Care Question Republicans Must Answer

bloombergview.com — After talking about it endlessly, Republican presidential candidates are finally starting to get specific about how they intend to replace the Affordable Care Act. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker released his plan last week. As the reaction to it shows, Republicans have to be ready with answers to a lot of hard questions.
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Sep 03, 2015

TIL: Republican candidate for governor in Kentucky wants government "out of the marriage business altogether." mattbevin.com/matt_bevin_urg…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @BillKristol: Problem: Party seems like a closed group of insiders resistant to new faces and ideas. Solution: A loyalty pledge. twitter.com/politicoalex/s…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @EJDionne: Good news: Sen. #Mikulski backs #IranDeal. Smart politics: Decisive vote comes from someone not seeking re-election wapo.st/1JNmOGG


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