Does the California Model Really Work?

By: Jonah Goldberg The alleged success of the California model is one of the more intense controversies in the nerdier corners of public policy debate. For many progressives, California’s metastasizing liberalism proves you can have Scandinavian-style social policies and tax rates and still have robust economic growth. For conservatives, California is like a bumblebee. On…

‘Fire and Fury’ Is Much Ado About Nothing New

By: Jonah Goldberg There are plenty of shocking bombshells in Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” but is there anything actually new? I haven’t read it yet, but I have been following the crowdsourced effort by other journalists to recount every salacious tidbit. The quotes from staffers and Cabinet…