The hottest fight on the center-right idea scene at the moment is over tax policy for Republicans in the years ahead. As Ira Stoll explains, the fight pits so-called reform conservatism, which advocates a larger child tax credit and other policies aimed at the middle class, against the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal, which describes the reformers' agenda as "a capitulation to the left's inequality and middle-class talking points."
The former vice president's vision of an all-powerful government goes far beyond massive spending and tax hikes.
Lawmakers are bribing citizens with a tiny tax break in exchange for the power to jack up income tax rates down the line.
The Supreme Court weighs police shootings and unreasonable seizures in Torres v. Madrid.
The Hunter Biden story has exposed the media's selective skepticism.