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Confessions of a Conservative: The First in a Series

I think that healing from the Trump debacle can best begin by we Never Trumpers admitting what we got wrong in the years leading up to Trump’s nomination. Over at First Things, I am starting a series of essays in which I explain how the various things I supported in the past helped pave the way for Trump. I start with how the filibuster reduces congressional accountability, strengthens the administrative state and the courts, and encourages frenzies of lawmaking by parties at their most extreme moments, while locking in those changes from future (narrower) congressional majorities.
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