From CRB, Ramesh Ponnuru reviews The Case for Polarized Politics: Why America Needs Social Conservatism by Jeffrey Bell. Thomas Dawson interviews Daniel K. Williams, author of God’s Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right. William Doino Jr. on the temptation of secular conservatism. What has movement conservatism accomplished in the last 15 years? The list isn't nearly as long as its boosters would have us think. The Right's Jennifer Rubin Problem: Conservatives lobbied hard to install one of their own at the Washington Post — but it didn't work out as they imagined it would. The New Grand Old Party: The defeat of 2012 is forcing Republicans to rethink what they stand for — what will the new conservatism look like? Revenge of the reality-based community: Bruce Bartlett on his life on the Republican right and how he saw it all go wrong. The new populism of the Right: While the conservative old guard is busy re-arranging deck chairs in the aftermath of 2012, a younger generation of thinkers is arguing that it’s time to embrace the 47 percent.

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