Reflections on the UK Special Election: Union, Conservatism, and the Daft Liberal Media

By: Arthur Schaper Conservatism has been on the upswing throughout the world. Nationalism, conservatism’s twin brother policy-wise, has gained as well, from Brexit to Trump’s victory, and also the Netherlands’ Geert Wilder gaining seats for the People’s Party for Freedom. Does the outcome of a hung parliament following the Unite Kingdom’s snap election signal a…

Slate: Left-Wing Sanders a Right-Wing Gun Nut

By:   Arthur Sharper         My first article for Townhall.com targeted left-wing online magazine Slatefor dressing up Election 2014 Republican wins as subtle left-wing victories. While the column claimed that Republicans had adopted liberal views on key issues, the fact is that many Republicans, whether winning federal or state office, pointed out (effectively)…