Robert Merry

Robert W. Merry, longtime Washington, D.C., journalist and publishing executive who now lives on Whidbey Island, is the author most recently of President McKinley:Architect of the American Century (Simon & Schuster). This essay first appeared in The American Conservative and is reprinted with permission.

Trump’s Chumps: The Voters Who Could Be Left in the Lurch If Biden Wins

What went wrong? Trump went wrong. He built his constituency but then he couldn't build on it.

Revolution or Devolution – The End of America’s Status Quo

Now comes the coronavirus global pandemic. It’s difficult to imagine a more disruptive political force converging upon a more vulnerable status quo.