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Christian Vanderbrouk

Christian Vanderbrouk is a writer in New York City. He previously served eight years in the George W. Bush administration. Twitter: .

Articles by Christian Vanderbrouk (page 1)

September 7, 2023 5:32 am

They Did This to Themselves

By supporting the Liz Cheney purge and downplaying January 6th, Ron DeSantis and his conservative supporters dug their own hole.
Christian Vanderbrouk
August 24, 2023 3:19 am

Who Are They? Why Are They Here?

In the strange going-through-the-motions GOP debate, six of the eight candidates said they’d stick with Trump even if he is…
Christian Vanderbrouk
August 22, 2023 7:58 am

What’s the Endgame for Trump and DeSantis?

No GOP nominee can escape the ex-president’s gravitational pull—consider the scenarios.
Christian Vanderbrouk
December 5, 2022 12:04 pm

What’s The Downside For Humoring Her?

Top Republicans are indulging another election denier and hoping for the best.
Christian Vanderbrouk
November 11, 2022 5:38 am

Was It Really All Just Trump’s Fault?

Republicans want to believe that they only lost because of Trump.
Christian Vanderbrouk
November 8, 2021 5:04 am

Notes on an Authoritarian Conspiracy: Inside the Claremont Institute’s “79 Days to Inauguration” Report

Claremont’s post-election war game provides a window into the group’s ambitions.
Christian Vanderbrouk
August 13, 2021 5:28 am

The Seditionist’s Cookbook

The Trump lawyer behind January 6 has a plan.
Christian Vanderbrouk
February 24, 2021 5:12 am

MAGA’s Moment of Weakness

Trump and his allies have been defeated, humiliated, and betrayed. It’s time to sweep the leg.
Christian Vanderbrouk
January 25, 2021 5:09 am

Meet Trump’s Pro-Insurrection “Intellectuals”

We should have known January 6 was coming, because Trumpism’s “intellectual” wing called for it, for weeks.
Christian Vanderbrouk
January 13, 2021 12:32 pm

Make. Them. Testify.

Call the Trump officials who resigned in protest to testify at the impeachment trial.
Christian Vanderbrouk