You listen to Bernie Sanders and hear something familiar. The party establishment has been corrupted by big money. It hasn’t achieved the promises it has made to voters. International trade has been a corrupt bargain for American workers. America ...
Lena Dunham: I’m Done with Twitter Until It’s a Safe Space
Lena Dunham has declared that she is totally done with Twitter and will stay done with it until it becomes a safe space for women.
“Many internet media platforms — social media platforms — have to be putting more barriers in place ...
A recent New England Journal of Medicine study has the mainstream media swooning. Ever since Texas excluded Planned Parenthood from its state health-care program in 2011, countless media outlets have been eager to find evidence of negative public-health consequences. At first ...
The U.S and Colombia Will Lead the Americas Forward in the 21st Century
Over the past 15 years, Plan Colombia and other U.S. assistance have helped transform Colombia from a country ravaged by drug cartels and terrorist insurgents to the more prosperous and secure society it is today. It has helped turn Colombians ...
Pro-Abortion Colonialism in the Southern Hemisphere
The great blindness of progressives is that they think everyone wants to think like them.
Take abortion. There’s a to-do going on in Latin America over abortion at the moment — a periodic occurrence, since Latin America has some of ...
Unions Spend Members’ Dues on NFL Tickets
More than $1 million in union dues went to the National Football League during the last full year on record — and much of that money went to ticket purchases, National Review and the Center for Union Facts concluded after examining the ...
Clinton Rages against Sanders ‘Smear’ in Dem Debate, Faces New Wall Street Headaches
Durham, N.H. – Well, that escalated quickly.
Hillary Clinton emerged Monday as the victor of the Iowa caucuses. But after winning by the smallest margin in history and trailing by 20 points in recent New Hampshire polls, she was anything but ...
An Open Letter to Jeb Bush
Dear Governor Bush,
There are many ways to express your love of country. One is to serve as president. In your case, that path seems closed. Since April, you spent the better part of $15 million in Iowa, yet you came ...
Conservatives Shouldn’t Throw around the ‘Republican Obama’ Label Lightly
‘The Republican Obama.”
That’s the new hot attack on Senator Marco Rubio. Ted Cruz leveled the epithet at Rubio just days before the Iowa caucuses, which is a little ironic since Cruz has been called the same thing in ...
'New York Values' Cost Trump, and Six Other Lessons from Iowa's Entrance Polls
Iowa didn’t just give political junkies their first set of results to pore over; it gave them their most accurate look yet at the moods, priorities, and preferences of the 2016 electorate.
Unlike polling done by media outlets, academic institutions, ...
The ‘Establishment’ Nonsense
The reigning idiocy of the current political season is the incessant tossing around of “establishment,” an epithet now descending into meaninglessness. Its most recent abuse is by Donald Trump supporters rationalizing his Iowa defeat with the following consolation: If you ...
Cruz, Rubio, and the Moral Bankruptcy of Progressive Identity Politics
Here is the first reality of American identity politics: White progressives run the entire enterprise. Here is the second reality: That means sexual liberty trumps all, including racial equality. How else to explain the mainstream media’s gigantic yawn at ...
The Night Chris Christie Killed the Romney Campaign
They say that elephants have fantastic memories. That may be why some Republicans still remember the night that Chris Christie killed the Romney campaign. And they still hold it against him.
#ad#In late October 2012, the race between GOP nominee ...
Demographics and the Iowa Republican Caucus Results
With actual votes cast, it’s now possible to understand the relationship between support for a candidate and demography. One way we can visualize this is a correlation matrix. The following visualizes the correlation between the percentage support for a ...
America’s Economy Is ‘Mostly’ Free? Washington Needs to Back Out of the Marketplace
‘The land of the mostly free and the home of the brave.”
That sounds wrong, and it is. But “mostly free” is how the U.S. economy rates in the recently released 2016 Index of Economic Freedom. This is bad news ...
Donald Trump’s performance in this year’s Iowa caucuses was identical to Pat Buchanan’s in 1996: second place, enjoying the support of approximately one in four Republican caucus-goers. Trump’s campaign, like Buchanan’s, is powered by the resentment ...
What Unions Don’t Do for the Middle Class
A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) by Richard Freeman, Eunice Han, Brendan V. Duke, and David Madland laments what they term the “hollowing out” of the middle class. The authors seek to make “America a middle-class ...
In Iowa, Signs of Civic Health
When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian (“I drink my little ...
After Iowa, Hillary Is Really Feelin’ the Bern
Hillary Clinton’s asterisk-heavy victory in Iowa might have been the narrowest of wins for her, but it was arguably the worst of all possible outcomes for the Democratic party.
As of this writing, the result was a statistical tie, 49.9 ...
It’s Now Racist to Wear Toe Rings
According to a piece in the totally logical social-justice blog Everyday Feminism, it is racist and offensive to wear toe rings or bangle bracelets in almost any situation.
Yep. According to the article’s author, Aarti Olivia, wearing these kinds ...
That Time I Went to Iowa to Cover the Caucuses — and Ended Up Campaigning for Jim Gilmore
Des Moines, Iowa — I never expected to campaign for Jim Gilmore.
If I ever even think of the former Virginia governor, it is only when I am in the process of making fun of him and his presidential campaign — if ...
Sanders and Trump, Coming on Strong in New Hampshire
Bernie Sanders was the big winner in Iowa, as he had, as he called it, a “virtual tie” with Hillary Clinton, and the Vermont senator has set himself a fine launch into the neighboring state of New Hampshire, where he ...
The conventional wisdom hasn’t been right about much this political season, but it is probably accurate when it says that there were three tickets out of Monday’s Iowa caucuses on the Republican side. Other candidates will limp on ...
The Year of the Islamists
The first month of the year is behind us, and so is the season for predictions. But if there’s one thing we can be sure of as this year unfolds, it’s this: 2016 will be the year of the ...
The GOP Says Good-bye to the ‘Good Loser’ Model
On December 2, 1991, National Review published a cover with the headline “Honey, We Shrunk the Party.” It featured “The Two Bobs” — the Senate’s Dole and the House’s Michel — examining a dwarf elephant under a magnifying glass. Inside were four ...
The Decline of Political Party Power
The campaigns will be eager to tell you the meaning of Ted Cruz’s victory and the virtual tie between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Iowa last night, but the larger significance of this election has been clear for ...
Senator Ted Cruz’s upset victory against Donald Trump has robbed “The Donald” of his stock answer to any criticism from rivals — that he is winning and his critics are losers.
Now that he has lost, Mr. Trump may finally ...
Life, Liberty, and Love of the Constitution: What Mattered to Iowa’s Evangelicals
According to the pre-vote conventional wisdom, the Iowa caucus was the moment when conservative Evangelicals were going to reveal themselves as the unprincipled bigots the secular media believe them to be. After all, they were going to vote for Donald ...
Modification of Embryos Will Someday Treat Hideous Diseases
On Monday a story in the British newspaper The Independent had this breathless lede: “Scientists in the UK will be allowed to genetically modify human embryos for the first time in history, after they received a licence to go ahead ...
People of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Nevada, and all of our fine states: Let us come together and crush the hopes of unrealistically ambitious politicians, and clear the clogged arteries of this and all future Republican presidential primaries from ...
Forget Trump but Not the Trumpsters
A disclaimer: Trump is not my preferred candidate. I hope he does not win the Republican nomination. But I understand why millions seem to be mesmerized by his rhetoric.
I certainly wish that Trump would not insult rivals and newspeople ...
EDITOR’S NOTE: OK, campers, rise and shine! It’s become a Groundhog’s Day tradition around here to run this cover story from the February 14, 2005, issue of National Review over and over and over . . .
Here’s a line you’...
Jubilant Sanders Supporters Jeer Clinton's 'Victory' Speech after Iowa Tie
Des Moines, Iowa — Hillary Clinton’s victory speech Monday night didn’t go over very well here at the Airport Holiday Inn, where Bernie Sanders’s campaign was holding its own victory rally.
“I’m a progressive who gets things ...
With Obama in Power, the Republican Congress Is the Lame Duck
Will this November’s presidential election come down to a choice between a felon and a pied piper?
People who call Barack Obama a lame-duck president seem not to have noticed that he is exercising more power than ever, and ...
The Age of Working-Class Discontent
We live in the age of working-class discontent, which, if it wasn’t obvious before, has been made plain by the passions roiling 2016 presidential politics.
The media’s preferred description of the average Republican voter has often been “the angry ...
Why Do Top Conservatives Pardon Trump, but Condemn Rubio?
As Alexander Pope once said, “To err is human, to forgive divine.” One of the most puzzling developments in Campaign 2016 is the extent to which rock-ribbed conservatives will forgive real-estate tycoon Donald Trump’s many years of liberal, pro-Democratic activism ...
As Sanders and Trump Soar, Realignment Appears Imminent, on Both Left and Right
In Iowa, all eyes are on the Republicans, and understandably so. Ahead of Ted Cruz, a senator who memorized the United States Constitution in high school and who hails from a state so opposed to the prospect of an overbearing ...
College Program: Follow These Five Steps Before Kissing Someone or It’s Sexual Assault
The University of Southern California hosted a “Consent Carnival” where it taught students that there’s a five-step process they must follow before kissing someone in order for it to not be considered sexual assault
#ad#In fact, the checklist ...
Trump: Temper Tantrum, Revolution, or Same Old Thing?
This much we know: The Donald Trump phenomenon means something. A man cannot stay on top of national polls for month after month, energize vast mobs of online supporters, and dominate the media to an unprecedented degree without tapping into ...
The Art of the Deal-Breaker
For the past year, one political power player after another has tried to negotiate with Donald Trump, and gotten bitten for the effort. Yet, like lemmings, each successive figure stepped up to meet the same fate, convinced despite all available ...
ISIS Attacks Shia Shrine of Mohammed’s Granddaughter
‘You can still smell a very strange mixture, I think perhaps of blood and fruit, on the site of the explosion.” So said Rami Ruhayem, a BBC correspondent at the scene of Saturday’s attack near Damascus.
#ad#Yesterday, ISIS ...
Toward a Conservative Populism
Many of Donald Trump’s supporters are not conservatives. Many of them have not been active in politics before.
Conservatives should be glad when a public figure leads newcomers to join our cause. We should welcome it even when the ...
Sanders’s Ground Game Quietly Threatens Clinton’s Dominance in Rural Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa — They’d been singing and dancing to live performances from trendy alt-rock bands Vampire Weekend and Foster the People for over an hour. But to the thousands of college kids screaming as a white-haired 74-year-old finally took ...
Ben Sasse Slams Trump’s Promise to Use Executive Orders
Nebraska senator Ben Sasse crossed the border into neighboring Iowa last week to warn fellow Republicans of the dangers of voting for Donald Trump.
Although Ben Sasse has Ivy League degrees and was the president of Midland University from 2010 to 2014, ...
The ‘Magic Number’ that Could Decide Trump vs. Cruz in Iowa
Des Moines, Iowa — 135,000.
That’s the “magic number” to watch Monday night as Republican caucus-goers gather around the Hawkeye State to choose their presidential nominee, according to data collected and analyzed by numerous GOP campaign officials.
#ad#Four years ago, ...
Smart Tax Reform Would Ignite Economic Growth
Woodrow Wilson, who enjoyed moralizing about the mundane, called paying taxes a “glorious privilege.” In 1865, when there was a Civil War income tax, one taxpayer shared this sensibility, sort of. Mark Twain said that his tax bill of $36.82 (including a $3.12 ...
Will the EPA Cause a Zika Pandemic?
The world is facing a public-health emergency. According to the World Health Organization, the Zika virus, a horrific disease that causes malformation of infants, is now “spreading explosively.” If decisive action is not taken quickly, Zika will proliferate to every ...
Just Because Trump Is ‘Anti-PC’ Doesn’t Mean We Should Celebrate His Vulgarity
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on Fridays.
Dear Reader (including those of you who feel entitled to a jocular parenthetical statement ...
The Night Fox News Hosted Two Undercard Debates
Thursday’s Republican presidential debate on Fox News Channel was serious, substantive, and filled with thoughtful policy statements from major candidates. Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, and Ted Cruz delivered solid performances. Yet there was something missing: the Republican ...
The Fed Is Freaked Out about the Financial Markets
Early in the new year, on Sunday, January 3, Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer delivered a hawkish speech to the American Economic Association. Completely misreading the economy, which is woefully weak while inflation is virtually nil, Fischer strongly hinted that ...
Iowa’s Transparently Dishonest Democratic Caucus
What a difference a fortnight makes.
Two weeks ago, Hillary Clinton was all about transparency. “We have to do a much better job of protecting Americans’ voting rights,” she wrote in a CNN op-ed on January 21. “What we need now [...
Dartmouth Greek Houses to Be Fined for Displaying Dartmouth Indian Head
Dartmouth’s Greek Leadership Council (GLC) is going to start fining Greek houses for publicly displaying the Dartmouth Indian head because it’s cultural appropriation.
“This is [a rule] I would hope the entire community would want to be accountable ...
Pope Francis and the Russian Patriarch Will Meet, as Ukrainian Catholics Watch and Wait
The announcement that Pope Francis will meet with Kirill, Russian Orthodox patriarch of Moscow, in Cuba on February 12 is, paradoxically, both a Big Deal and something that ought to have become routine by now. It’s a big deal, in ...
Jason Chaffetz Should Back Off and Let the FBI Investigate Hillary's E-mails
Politico reports that Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) has given the go-ahead to House Oversight Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) to investigate the lack of executive branch compliance with the recordkeeping and records-production provisions of the Federal Records Act (...
Pray without Ceasing? Start with 15 Minutes.
The National Prayer Breakfast happened in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, and many speakers discussed prayer. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan quoted St. Paul about praying unceasingly. Well, how on earth can you do that? Gary Jansen’s new ...
Strict Scrutiny for Firearms Restrictions?
For the first time, a federal appeals court has held that a state’s ban on “assault” long guns and “high-capacity” magazines must be held to the highest level of judicial scrutiny. In a 2–1 decision, the Circuit Court of Appeals ...
Obama’s Baltimore Mosque Speech Was a Dangerous Fantasy
For seven years now, the president has reprimanded the American people for their attitudes about Islam. And Barack Obama’s big speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore — granted, filled with many harmless platitudes — was no different, leaving little room ...
Probing for Clues in the Iowa Caucus Numbers
Now that the results of last Monday’s Iowa caucuses are in, speculation naturally turns to next Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.
Will Donald Trump fail once again to receive the percentage he’s getting in polls? Will Marco Rubio ...
Don’t Discount Donald Trump
Donald Trump’s loss in Iowa wasn’t just a victory for conservatives, but a loss for the mogul’s routinely low and dishonest style of campaigning.
#ad#There was nothing subtle about his disgraceful attacks on Ted Cruz’s ...
$675K Is What Goldman Sachs ‘Offered’ Hillary Because They Love Her
When Hillary “OMG Please Think I’m Anti–Wall Street Like Bernie” Clinton was questioned about Goldman Sachs’s paying her $675,000 for three speeches, her defense was that she accepted it only because she had no idea she’d be ...
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Gun-Rights Movement. And It’s Winning.
Over the last few months, an important drama has played out in the state of Virginia. As leaders of the gun-control movement looked to prove to Democrats that their issue can move voters, they settled on Virginia as their guinea ...
The Coens are back! That doesn’t mean their Hollywood spoof Hail, Caesar! is great fun; but at least they seem to be over the hipsterism that curdled Inside Llewyn Davis, and have returned to genuine cultural satire.
Set in 1951, ...
Draft Registration Should Remain for Men Only
On Tuesday, the commandant of the Marine Corps and the Army chief of staff proposed requiring women to register for the draft. This is a destructive idea, one that would serve only to embed acceptance of less-effective mixed-gender combat units ...
White House Ignores Mounting Failures in Afghanistan
‘We have made gains over the past year that will put Afghanistan on a better path,” said Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter on January 27, in a message of congratulations to outgoing commander General John Campbell. But the upbeat pronouncements of ...
Coates vs. Sanders: When Liberal Pieties Collide
Liberals often claim that the little people, those without a college education or a subscription to the New York Times, are easy prey for demagogues. Lacking political nous and basic B.S.-resistance, apparently, these plain-thinking folk find themselves in ...
Experiments on Human Embryos Offer Little Hope for Curing Genetic Diseases
As of this week, scientists in the United Kingdom can move ahead on genetically modifying human embryos. The U.K.’s independent Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority granted scientists legal permission to alter the DNA of embryos in the first ...
The Regrettable Decline of Higher Learning
What do campus microaggressions, safe spaces, trigger warnings, speech codes, and censorship have to do with higher learning?
American universities want it both ways. They expect unquestioned subsidized support from the public, but also to operate in a way impossible ...
At Heritage Action Summit, Ryan Argues for 'Anger'-Free Agenda
Not 17 seconds into his keynote address at the Heritage Action policy summit Wednesday, Speaker Paul Ryan invoked his mentor, the late New York congressman Jack Kemp.
Ryan’s speech hit on a theme that has become familiar during his short ...
‘There’s an Iowa way of doing this, and the rest of the candidates did it the Iowa way,” Majda Sarkic, a spokeswoman for the pro-ethanol group America’s Renewable Future, told National Review days before the Iowa caucuses.
Far from American Headlines, Iran Keeps Humiliating U.S. Sailors
Jihadist reality is a stubborn thing. Politically correct spin and naïve optimism always fails in the face of persistent aggression. Regarding Iran, the Obama administration’s grotesque misstatements in the aftermath of Iran’s capture and public humiliation of ...
The UN Commemorates the Holocaust with Israel-Bashing
The United Nations played the Holocaust game last week so it could play another lethal game this week. The ruse consists of making a big deal about the gas chambers for Jews back then, while stoking the fires of anti-Semitism ...
To Counter Putin, More Spending and More Resolve
According to the New York Times, President Obama will seek a $2.9 billion spending increase for U.S. military operations in Europe. The money will be spent pre-positioning U.S. armored units in Eastern Europe to deter Russian aggression.
This is ...
Democrats Might Rue Their Attempt to Coronate Hillary
If Hillary Clinton were in an actual horse race, she’d be at the glue factory today.
Consider: In an effectively two-way race for the Democratic nomination, the former first lady, U.S. senator, and secretary of state — vanquisher of ...
Obama’s Growing Conflict of Interest in the Clinton E-Mail Scandal
The latest revelations regarding Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information are stunning. For example, several of the former secretary of state’s “private” e-mails contain national-defense information so sensitive that it is classified at the highest levels.
Moreover, classified ...
Chicken Little Chuckie Schumer: America's Disease-Fighting Phony
Latin America’s Zika virus is the latest undocumented immigrant to hit our shores, but have no fear. Self-appointed Zika Warrior Prince Charles Schumer has declared that he is here to stop it.
The New York Democrat has a “three-point ...
A Stronger Congress, a Healthier Republic
“All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.”
— Article I, Section 1, U.S. Constitution
The federal government is broken. And while there is ...
University Poster: Adele’s ‘Hello’ Encourages Sexual Harassment
According to posters placed around the University of Oklahoma campus by the Gender+Equality Center, Adele’s song “Hello” is one of many songs that “normalize sexual harassment.”
The poster features the phrase “even great songs can normalize sexual harassment” ...
Government Survey Asks 13-Year-Olds to Pick Their Gender (or Genders) from a List of 25
Schoolchildren as young as 13 in Brighton, England were told to fill out a government survey that asked them to pick out their gender (or genders) from a list of 25 options.
Yes — gender or genders.
#ad#Among the options were “tri-gender” (...
Trump Finished Second but Is Hardly Finished
How should we react to last night’s results? If we were to take the approach that some of Donald Trump’s fans have mastered of late, we’d have no choice but to respond like this:
The people have ...
Ted Cruz's Long Road to Iowa Victory
Des Moines, Iowa — Eleven months before Ted Cruz took the stage here at the state fairgrounds Monday night to celebrate an historic and hard-fought victory in Iowa’s caucuses, members of his senior staff dialed in to a conference call ...
What’s the Economic Impact of Refugees in Sweden?
Recently, Joakim Ruist, a migration researcher based at the University of Gothenburg, published a paper in Population and Development Review on the fiscal impact of refugee immigration, a subject that for obvious reasons is of great interest in Sweden and ...
Des Moines — It’s all relative. That’s been the operating theory of Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign, which has confounded both political analysts and the press. And yet Rubio’s team has been firm in its belief that, by ...
A Good Night for Conservatives
Ted Cruz didn’t play the expectations game in Iowa. He said he was going to win the caucuses, and he did. What’s more, he did it even while bucking the conventional wisdom that candidates who seek to win ...
Republican Debate Shows Where Comprehensive Immigration Is Headed: Nowhere
Donald Trump was absent from Fox News’s Republican debate Thursday night, presiding at his own event seven minutes’ drive away, featuring cameo appearances by the two previous Iowa Republican-caucus winners exiled now to the undercard debate, Mike Huckabee and ...
Donald Trump failed to win the Iowa caucuses this evening, and toward the end of the vote-counting, he was closer to third-place finisher Marco Rubio than he was to winner Ted Cruz.
A few thoughts:
#ad#First: This is a ...
Real Problems, Imaginary Problems
If you’ve ever spent much time around addicts, criminals, political consultants, or other groups of people with serious difficulties in life, you’ll notice that a great many of them have a remarkable capacity for inventing imaginary problems for ...
Donald Trump’s Business Career Has Been One of Bullying Ordinary Citizens
Donald Trump’s pitch to American voters can be summed up as “I’ve been wheeling and dealing all my life. In pursuit of personal advancement, I have made ‘great deals’ to build my company and my net worth. Elect ...
Ex-Spies Say That Clinton’s Illegal Server Triggered Widespread Devastation
Three veterans of American intelligence are horrified by the havoc that they believe former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton caused through her epic abuse of state secrets in the E-Mailgate scandal.
#ad#“If there really were SAP [special-access programs] ...
U of Kentucky Offers ‘Taco Literacy’ Course
The University of Kentucky is offering a course titled “Taco Literacy: Public Advocacy and Mexican Food in the U.S. South ” where students will examine the social and racial issues surrounding tacos.
Or, as the course’s website puts it, “...
Democrats’ Latest Wage-Gap Fix Won’t Work Either
Democrats bank on women voters falling in line behind them because of the GOP’s supposed “War on Women.” And they routinely trot out their favorite statistic on the wage gap, which they claim shows there’s rampant discrimination against ...
Better Policing Is the Best Criminal-Justice Reform
Is the moment for criminal-justice reform passing? After climbing briefly into the spotlight in 2015, the prison-reform initiative is on uncertain ground. Efforts at federal sentencing reform have stalled. After promising to make it the main cause of his final year ...
Hillary’s Latest E-mail Gambit: Tragedy, Comedy, or Low Farce?
Hillary Clinton’s continually evolving defense of her apparent mishandling of classified information is starting to sound a lot like a running gag from Get Smart, the Sixties spy sitcom. Trapped in life-or-death situations at the hands of his archenemies, ...
Field Hospital on the March
Washington, D.C. — Every year, for as long as I can remember, the annual March for Life story is about the same: Joyful high-school and college students flood Washington, D.C., in buses. And a few, angry counterprotesters show up ...
Tenured Thugs and Thieves
Professor Melissa Click of the University of Missouri criminally assaulted an undergraduate student and, though local prosecutors were slow to move on the case — there was video of the incident, and the facts were not in question — she eventually was ...
Sanders Claims ‘Momentum’ Despite Stagnating Poll Numbers
Cedar Rapids, Iowa — Senator Bernie Sanders came out swinging Saturday night after the release of the much-anticipated final Des Moines Register before Monday’s Iowa caucuses, arguing at a raucous Cedar Rapids rally that the Hawkeye State remains “virtually tied” ...
Montage: Lester Holt Tosses Hillary Softballs; ‘Do Your Feelings Get Hurt?’
NBC’s Lester Holt landed an interview with Hillary Clinton Friday — just as the State Department announced 22 of her e-mails cannot be released to the public because they’re top secret – but chose to avoid breaking any new ground on ...
‘What Might Have Been’: The Substantive and Clarifying Trumpless Debate
What Rich Lowry tartly labeled “the Trumpless Debate” exposed the fracture of the Republican party’s base with a clarity that the Donald’s presence would not have allowed.
For those of us in the commentariat, the evening was a ...
Bill Clinton Lends Hillary Much-Needed Fire in Iowa
Davenport, Iowa — “You know something I always kinda wondered? I wonder if Hillary is a country girl, if she’d get out there and shake it,” a leather-clad singer twanged into the microphone at the country-chic Col Ballroom in Davenport, ...
Of all the many things said about Donald Trump, what was said by Roger Ailes, head of the Fox News Channel, said it all in just two words: “Grow up!”
It is amazing how many people have been oblivious to ...
How the Left Ruined Air Travel
This week, after three years, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals gave Kennedy International Airport permission to shoot some birds that fly around the runways threatening to cause plane crashes. This ruling — and the three years it took to appear — ...