Suicide of GOP -- or its rebirth?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- WASHINGTON – "If his poll numbers hold, Trump will be there six months from now when the Sweet 16 is cut to the Final Four, and he will more…

Republican wimps absolve the rioters

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Friday evening's Donald Trump rally in Chicago was broken up by a foul-mouthed mob that infiltrated the hall and forced the cancellation of the event to prevent violence more…

The Sea Island Conspiracy

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. Apple's Tim Cook, Google's Larry Page and Eric more…

The oligarchs' super-PAC anti-Trump savagery

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Narrow victories in the Kentucky caucuses and the Louisiana primary, the largest states decided on Saturday, have moved Donald Trump one step nearer to the nomination. Primaries in more…

An establishment in panic

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Donald Trump "appeals to racism." "[F]rom the beginning ... his campaign has profited from voter prejudice and hatred" and represents an "authoritarian assault upon democracy." If Speaker Paul more…

A new GOP is born

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The first four Republican contests – Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada – produced record turnouts. While the prospect of routing Hillary Clinton and recapturing the White more…

The Donald's odds against Hillary

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In a Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump race – which, the Beltway keening aside, seems the probable outcome of the primaries – what are the odds the GOP more…

Nationalism and populism propel Trump

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- As the returns came in from South Carolina Saturday night, showing Donald Trump winning a decisive victory, a note of nervous desperation crept into the commentary. Political analysts more…

Trump is right on trade

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Republican hawks are aflutter today over China's installation of anti-aircraft missiles on Woody Island in the South China Sea. But do these Republicans, good free-traders all, realize their more…

Leave the Scalia chair vacant

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- It is a measure of the stature and the significance of Justice Antonin Scalia that, upon the news of his death at a hunting lodge in Texas, Washington more…