The Latest Issue of NR
October 10, 2016

$5.00

The Latest Issue of NR
October 10, 2016

$5.00

ARTICLES

14 ROB PORTMAN’S PERFECT CAMPAIGN by Eliana Johnson
The Ohio senator has surged by hyper-localizing his reelection bid.


17 RECOVERY AT LAST? by Ramesh Ponnuru
Confusion about economic policy is distorting both political parties’ analysis.


19 BOBBY JINDAL’S LEGACY by Dan McLaughlin
He paid a political price to shrink the government—and improve Louisiana.


21 THE RIGHT’S VENTURE CAPITALIST by John J. Miller
What Michael Grebe achieved at the Bradley Foundation.

FEATURES

23 THE IRREDEEMABLES by Kevin D. Williamson
Hillary Clinton and the politics of leftist condescension.


26 TRUMP AS CENTRIST by Luke Thompson
Finding the ideological core within the bluster.


30 PROGRESSIVISM GOES GLOBAL by John Fonte & John Yoo
Transnational governance and its contempt for the consent of the governed.


33 THE NEXT SPACE AGE by Charles C. W. Cooke
As private spaceflight advances, Washington must reconsider its role.

BOOKS, ARTS & MANNERS

38 FREEDOM TRAILS
Jay Nordlinger reviews The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead.


39 CURRENCY DISUNION
Andrew Stuttaford reviews The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe, by Joseph E. Stiglitz.


42 A LITERAL NANNY STATE
David French reviews No Child Left Alone: Getting the Government Out of Parenting, by Abby W. Schachter.


44 DAWN OF THE TERROR ERA
John J. Miller discusses The Secret Agent, by Joseph Conrad, and its BBC television adaptation.


46 FILM: UNSULLIED
Ross Douthat reviews Sully.


47 TURN, TURN, TURN
Richard Brookhiser sees fall arrive.

SECTIONS

2 Letters to the Editor
4 The Week
36 The Long View . . . . . . Rob Long
37 Athwart . . . . . . . . . . . James Lileks
43 Poetry . . . . . . . . Daniel Mark Epstein
48 Happy Warrior . . . . . . Andrew Stiles