Tag: Establishment

Promoted from the Ricochet Member Feed by Editors Created with Sketch. In Defense of Karl Rove


STAFF PORTRAITS OF KARL ROVEKevin D. Williamson had a piece in National Review Online this weekend on the man both sides love to hate.

For the Left, Rove served for many years as the go-to bogeyman, the marquee name with which to conjure before Democrats discovered Charles and David Koch. “Karl Rove” was how the Left pronounced “Satan.”


Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Rick Perry on the GOP, Foreign and Domestic Policy


In an extended episode of Opinion Journal, I talked today with Texas Governor Rick Perry about a wide array of issues: Vladimir Putin, Syria, the Obama Administration’s Asia policy, immigration, Obamacare, and what he learned from the 2012 election, just to name a few:


Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Mike Lee on the Tea Party vs. the Establishment, by Peter Robinson


In our recent discussion in Washington, I put the question of the day to Senator Mike Lee of Utah: What of this much-discussed gap between the Tea Party and the GOP establishment? Here’s what he had to say: