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Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

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Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry is a writer and fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. His writing has appeared at Forbes, The Atlantic, First Things, Commentary Magazine, The Daily Beast, The Federalist, Quartz, and other places. He lives in Paris with his beloved wife and daughter.

Inside the conservative identity crisis
Jerks.
Opinion

Inside the conservative identity crisis

How a conservative schism could break American health care
Republicans, chasing their tails.
Opinion

How a conservative schism could break American health care

Why Republicans whiffed so badly on their ObamaCare replacement
Supporters of President Trump gather for a "People 4 Trump" rally.
Opinion

Why Republicans whiffed so badly on their ObamaCare replacement

Why conservative Catholics think Pope Francis is a fraud
Pope Francis waves to onlookers while arriving at the Vatican.
Opinion

Why conservative Catholics think Pope Francis is a fraud

Why President Trump is falling into a standard political trap
President Trump does not look happy.
Opinion

Why President Trump is falling into a standard political trap

Republicans should blow up the entire health-care system
Paul Ryan
Opinion

Republicans should blow up the entire health-care system

Why the GOP's ObamaCare replacement plan is such a dud
Speaker Paul Ryan meets with members of the House Republican leadership
Opinion

Why the GOP's ObamaCare replacement plan is such a dud

How to tweet in the age of Trump
Time to raise our moral and intellectual standards.
Opinion

How to tweet in the age of Trump

Is Emmanuel Macron the anti-Le Pen?
Emmanuel Macron
Opinion

Is Emmanuel Macron the anti-Le Pen?

Is France the world's next superpower?
Coming out of nowhere.
Opinion

Is France the world's next superpower?

Ash Wednesday is about death
Ash Wednesday Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew, in Washington. D.C., in 2012.
Opinion

Ash Wednesday is about death

In defense of the White House Correspondents' Dinner
George W. Bush at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, 2006.
Opinion

In defense of the White House Correspondents' Dinner

The media should stop playing dumb about Trump
We're getting the easy cases wrong.
Opinion

The media should stop playing dumb about Trump

Will H.R. McMaster stand up to President Trump?
Someone who can tell the boss to buzz off is the best we can hope for.
Opinion

Will H.R. McMaster stand up to President Trump?

America is afflicted with a deleterious disease: Loneliness
It's a lonely world out there.
Opinion

America is afflicted with a deleterious disease: Loneliness

Why the assassination of Kim Jong Un's brother should terrify us all
What does this mean for North Korea?
Analysis

Why the assassination of Kim Jong Un's brother should terrify us all

Investigate Trump!
President Trump must be investigated.
Opinion

Investigate Trump!

How France's violent riots could hand the election to Marine Le Pen
Marine Le Pen at a speech in Paris
Opinion

How France's violent riots could hand the election to Marine Le Pen

How Pope Francis can become the global voice against President Trump
Pope Francis, the left-wing populist
Opinion

How Pope Francis can become the global voice against President Trump

Trump's Francification of America
America is taking on the worst parts of the French culture.
Opinion

Trump's Francification of America

Can Francois Fillon survive?
Francois Fillon may not have a political career for much longer.
Opinion

Can Francois Fillon survive?

Why debating the Pentagon's budget is a pointless distraction
Opinion

Why debating the Pentagon's budget is a pointless distraction

Liberals are wrong to gang up on Betsy DeVos
This was unwarranted.
Opinion

Liberals are wrong to gang up on Betsy DeVos

This new study shows how important it is for kids to have married parents
A broken family could hurt a child's future.
Opinion

This new study shows how important it is for kids to have married parents

Neil Gorsuch will stand firm on religious liberty. Here's why that matters.
Religious freedom should not be taken for granted.
Opinion

Neil Gorsuch will stand firm on religious liberty. Here's why that matters.

Why Neil Gorsuch is a fantastic Supreme Court pick
Judge Neil Gorsuch.
Opinion

Why Neil Gorsuch is a fantastic Supreme Court pick

President Trump is trying to drive you insane. Don't let him.
Resist the urge to give in to his antics.
Opinion

President Trump is trying to drive you insane. Don't let him.

A plea to my fellow conservatives: Stand against Trump's immigration order
Do what's right.
Opinion

A plea to my fellow conservatives: Stand against Trump's immigration order

President Trump is right about ObamaCare
Republicans, it's time for a replacement.
Opinion

President Trump is right about ObamaCare

The troubling similarities between Donald Trump and François Hollande
The many similarities of the two leaders.
Opinion

The troubling similarities between Donald Trump and François Hollande

Where do our morals come from?
Is morality instinctual?
Opinion

Where do our morals come from?

What American liberals could really learn from the French
Infighting is healthy.
Opinion

What American liberals could really learn from the French

How Gambia's peaceful transition offers new hope for the rule of law
The swearing in ceremony of Gambia President Adama Barrow.
Opinion

How Gambia's peaceful transition offers new hope for the rule of law

The good, the bad, and the ugly: 3 possible outcomes of a Trump presidency
Who will he be?
Opinion

The good, the bad, and the ugly: 3 possible outcomes of a Trump presidency

Three cheers for Marco Rubio and Mike Lee, champions of working families
Marco Rubio campaigns in New Hampshire
Opinion

Three cheers for Marco Rubio and Mike Lee, champions of working families

General Mattis, save the U.S. military. Ban PowerPoint.
Making presentations is getting in the way of fighting wars.
Opinion

General Mattis, save the U.S. military. Ban PowerPoint.