Election 2016

August 10, 2015

Editor’s note about the presidential primary

Everyone has opinions. The many gifted writers who blog here at CatholicVote.org are no exception. If you see an article criticizing or congratulating a candidate, please
August 31, 2015

Is Trump the New Obama? Ways They Are Alike

Over at Aleteia I argue that “Trump is a Mirror.” In writing it I started to notice another phenomenon: There are many similarities between Trump and Obama
September 16, 2015

GOP Debate for Life: Bobby Jindal Attacks Planned Parenthood; Tea Party Gives Him the Win

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, a convert to Catholicism from Hinduism, may not have high enough poll numbers to be in the main debate, but he gave it
October 29, 2015

So How Exactly Does The Polling Work?

Donald Trump is now neck and neck with Dr Ben Carson in polling data. Despite this, Mr Trump’s numbers have not fallen all that much. How
November 5, 2015

Ben Carson and the Constitution

A few weeks ago, presidential candidate Ben Carson provoked a bit of a firestorm by declaring that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim
November 25, 2015

Whither Trump?

One of the most interesting and talked about questions in the early part of the 2016 presidential race has been: what will happen with Donald Trump?
December 1, 2015

Marco Rubio on the Joy (and Peace) of the Gospel

I can’t remember the last time I heard an elected official speak as eloquently about what it means to be a follower of Christ as Sen. Marco
December 20, 2015

Trump, his Critics, and his Defenders

America has developed a new political ritual, one that has been repeated countless times over the last six months.  It goes like this.  1) Presidential candidate
December 20, 2015

Trump, Immigration, and the Constitution, Part 2

In a recent post I took up the question of the constitutionality of Donald Trump’s proposed temporary halt to Muslim immigration into the United States.  My