Henry Olsen Publications

The Four Faces of the Republican Party

The National Interest, March-April 2014 issue | Published on February 25, 2014

By Henry Olsen

Understanding how to appeal to members of each of four distinct Republican voting blocs is the sine qua non of successful GOP nomination efforts.

Conservatism for the People

National Affairs | Published on January 1, 2014

By Henry Olsen

Too often, today’s Republican Party lacks a clear response to the question of how best to give average people respect, dignity, and an opportunity to make their way in the world.

Shedding the Green Eyeshades

First Things | Published on December 3, 2013

By Henry Olsen

The food stamps debate shows why conservatives have failed to gain public trust on spending issues – but a principled and winning alternative is available.

“Shaping Our Nation”

The Washington Times | Published on November 3, 2013

By Henry Olsen

A new book by Michael Barone offers insight into the culture clashes that shape modern American politics.

The Christie Challenge

National Review Online | Published on November 6, 2013

By Henry Olsen

In order to translate his success in New Jersey to the national level, Chris Christie must meet a new set of challenges with the proper strategy.