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Robert Tracinski

Robert Tracinski is editor of Symposium, a journal of liberalism, and writes additional commentary at The Tracinski Letter.

Articles by Robert Tracinski (page 1)

December 9, 2022 5:30 am

The Lesson of Trump: Character Matters

The events of the past few weeks validate a core Never Trump claim—that character and intellect are important.
Robert Tracinski
November 30, 2022 5:30 am

If Only Someone Could Have Warned Them

Why Republicans refused to see the truth about Trump until it was too late.
Robert Tracinski
April 13, 2022 5:30 am

Did the John Birch Society Win in the End?

Modern conservatism was built by purging the right’s reckless conspiracy theorists—but now they’ve taken over.
Robert Tracinski
October 29, 2021 5:01 am

Cancel Cultural Appropriation

Glenn Youngkin wants to put the Church Lady in charge of cancel culture.
Robert Tracinski
September 24, 2021 5:25 am

The Anti-Vax Ethos of ‘Live and Let Die’

How do you save people who do not want to be saved?
Robert Tracinski
August 18, 2021 5:30 am

Real Afghanistan Withdrawal Has Never Been Tried

A bad idea, badly executed.
Robert Tracinski
May 4, 2021 5:18 am

Sohrab Ahmari and the Price of “Liberalism”

What we lost when we gave up the semantic battle over "classical liberalism."
Robert Tracinski
March 15, 2021 5:09 am

Andrew Cuomo Normalizes Donald Trump

Governor Cuomo’s downfall exposes the illusion that we’re one election away from utopia.
Robert Tracinski
February 22, 2021 5:09 am

The GOP’s Cowardice Means They Will Live in Fear Forever

The party’s refusal to disqualify Donald Trump means he’ll be able to intimidate them for years to come.
Robert Tracinski
January 19, 2021 5:02 am

Gresham’s Law of the Internet

Content moderation isn’t “censorship.” It’s what built the Internet.
Robert Tracinski