Timothy P. Carney

Timothy P. Carney is commentary editor of the Washington Examiner and author of Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse.

Latest by Timothy P. Carney in ITO

  • Why Ex-Churchgoers Flocked to Trump
    January 17, 2019

    Why Ex-Churchgoers Flocked to Trump

    16 ½ min

    When Trump caught so many political commentators off guard, we looked for an explanation amid the closing factories, but we should have been looking for the closing churches.

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Latest by Timothy P. Carney in Chronicles

  • GOP Nuclear Plan

    4 ¼ min

    Some republicans object to using the term nuclear option to describe their plan to end filibusters on the Senate floor during confirmation hearings, but the image of total war is a fitting one for the possible direction of the “upper chamber” these days.

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  • November 2004

    Walking the Neocon Plank

    14 min

    The oasis in recent Republican conventions has been the platform committee. In these hearings, the week before the convention, conservative activists and local party officials would spend four days hashing out the party’s official stance on such issues as taxes, defense, abortion, and education.

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  • January 2004

    Smoke-easy

    5 ½ min

    STOP SMOKING FAST read the advertisement on the subway car, and it is probably good advice for people such as my father, who continues to smoke even after having had two stents inserted into his badly clogged arteries.

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  • October 2002

    Que Bueno?

    5 ¼ min

    Colorado voters will likely be asked to decide this November on a proposal that would amend the state constitution to guarantee that public schools put non-English-speaking students in one-year immersion courses rather than the bilingual-education programs favored by the education establishment.

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