What #NeverTrumpers really want

by Gina Loudon -- In her seminal work, "A Choice Not an Echo," Phyllis Schlafly, founder of Eagle Forum, describes in detail how a small cadre of kingmakers has been choosing the more…

My crystal ball: 5 outcomes for GOP

by Gina Loudon -- I may not have a crystal ball to see into the future, but it is easy to see one of four different outcomes for the Republican Party in more…

Ted Cruz's Pyrrhic victory

by Gina Loudon -- Ted Cruz has been awarded the entire slate of delegates in Colorado and nearly all the delegates in Wyoming, but these victories came at a great cost to more…

Trump is not Reagan, he's Teddy Roosevelt

by Gina Loudon -- The 2016 presidential election cycle, particularly but not exclusively on the Republican side, will be known as the rise of the rebellious anti-establishment fervor. Resolve has taken root more…

Is Trump right about abortion?

by Gina Loudon -- What is it about conservatives that we so often see but fail to perceive the same hackneyed attacks on our candidates for what they are? No GOP candidate more…

Trump's path to 1,237 delegates

by Gina Loudon -- I'm not sure if you've heard, but a GOP presidential contender must reach 1,237 delegates to win the Republican nomination. Obviously you know that number because it is more…

The #NeverTrump critics get Trumped

by Gina Loudon -- The #NeverTrump critics were put squarely between a rock and a hard place this week: Defend Trump or support violent, leftist, anti-free-speech tactics. They were, effectively, trumped. Anti-Trump more…

Death of the GOP?

by Gina Loudon -- The theme of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, was from President Ronald Reagan’s 1981 address: "Our Time Is Now." That may have been the official more…