Compromise, Moderation, and the American Constitution

Commentary Magazine | Published on December 17, 2013

By Peter Wehner

Some modern conservatives disdain the concepts of moderation and compromise. But this attitude is at odds with the Constitution and the Federalist founders.

“I Am Interested in the Views of the Opposition”

Commentary Magazine | Published on December 10, 2013

By Peter Wehner

Openness to the views of critics and opponents can help refine and strengthen one’s own beliefs and convictions.

Obama’s “Coalition of the Ascendant” Is Collapsing

Commentary Magazine | Published on December 5, 2013

By Peter Wehner

New polling data show that the coalition of voters that elected Barack Obama has turned against him in dramatic numbers.

Burke, Paine, and the Politics of This Era

Commentary Magazine | Published on December 3, 2013

By Peter Wehner

EPPC Fellow Yuval Levin has written a wonderful and engaging new book on Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine and the birth of the right and the left.

C.S. Lewis and the Power of Imagination

Commentary Magazine | Published on November 21, 2013

By Peter Wehner

C.S. Lewis married reason to imagination—and in the process changed countless minds and hearts.