Trump’s Populist Coalition Reshapes American Politics

Salena Zito and Brad Todd recently co-authored the book “The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics”. They spoke to The Daily Signal’s Ginny Montalbano about who the Trump voters are, what motivated them during the 2016 election, and what they can tell us about the future. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/993475610377932801 Ginny Montalbano: Your new book […]

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Did the Obama Administration Spy on Trump Using Flimsy Evidence? Let’s Find Out

If the Justice Department and FBI are, as we’ve been told incessantly over the past year, not merely patriots but consummate professionals incapable of being distracted by partisanship or petty Washington intrigues, why are President Donald Trump’s antagonists freaking out over the fact that an inspector general will assess whether political motivation tainted an investigation […]

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We Hear You: Some Free Speech to Honor Those the Nation Salutes on Memorial Day

Editor’s note: We remember those who died for our freedom on Memorial Day, so it’s fitting that this week’s column reflects the freedom with which The Daily Signal’s audience expresses its views. Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: This weighs on me. There is so much confusion and emotionalism, not to mention lack of […]

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We Hear You: Some Free Speech to Honor Those the Nation Salutes on Memorial Day

Editor’s note: We remember those who died for our freedom on Memorial Day, so it’s fitting that this week’s column reflects the freedom with which The Daily Signal’s audience expresses its views. Write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: This weighs on me. There is so much confusion and emotionalism, not to mention lack of […]

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To Vietnam, Freedom of Expression Is a ‘National Security Offense’

“In Vietnam, there is no such thing as a ‘prisoner of conscience,’ and there’s no such thing as people being arrested for ‘freely expressing opinion,’” Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang told reporters in April. The exact opposite is true. A recent report by Amnesty International listed 97 known prisoners of conscience in […]

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In Ukraine, the Game and the War Go On

KYIV, Ukraine—The war in Ukraine escalated this week to its most violent levels of the year with Russian artillery and rocket attacks targeting both Ukrainian military forces and civilian settlements along the front lines in eastern Ukraine’s embattled Donbas region. “The Kremlin controls the violence in eastern Ukraine and could bring this violence to an […]

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What the Left Gets Wrong About Stock Buybacks

If you look around, the economy is growing faster than most economists predicted just last year. Layoffs are rare and employers are hiring. New claims for unemployment benefits are close to a 48-year low, and unemployment is at an 18-year low. If you haven’t noticed, “help wanted” signs seem to be going up all over […]

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She Voted for Obama Twice. Now Antonia Okafar Explains Why She’s a Conservative Who Advocates for Gun Rights.

This is an edited transcript of a conversation between Antonia Okafor and Katrina Trinko on the May 22 The Daily Signal podcast. Okafor weighed in on her own journey to becoming a conservative, Kanye West, gun rights, and school safety.  Katrina Trinko: Joining us today is Antonia Okafor, a political commentator and the CEO of […]

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