Politics & Policy

George W. Bush, Comeback Kid?

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the November 21, 2005, issue of National Review. This is a moment of opportunity for President Bush. With conservatives rallying to the president’s superb choice ...
Politics & Policy

The World’s Banker

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the April 11, 2005, issue of National Review. Say this for President Bush: The man has a sense of style. Critic after critic howls for ...
Politics & Policy

A New Word, a New Day

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the March 28, 2005, issue of National Review. “Heteronormative”: There’s a word to add to your vocabulary. Very, very soon you’ll be hearing it a ...
Politics & Policy

Gop, You Are Warned

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appears in the December 31, 2004, issue of National Review. No issue, not one, threatens to do more damage to the Republican coalition than immigration. There’s no ...
Politics & Policy

Uncertain Trumpet

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appeared in the September 27, 2004, issue of National Review. Imperial Hubris: Why the West Is Losing the War on Terror, by Anonymous (Brassey’s, 352 pp., $27.50) This is ...
Politics & Policy

No Fair!

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appears in the September 27, 2004, issue of National Review. Afew weeks ago, the Washington Post Style section profiled a new book with the couldn’t-be-clearer title He’s ...
Politics & Policy

Sharks a-Circling

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appears in the August 23, 2004, issue of National Review. Question: What’s the most dangerous place on earth? Answer: Between the trial lawyers and their next billion ...
Politics & Policy

The Two Americas Canard

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appears in the August 9, 2004, issue of National Review. Together, John Kerry and John Edwards possess family fortunes totaling probably in the vicinity of $1 billion. ...

Note

Hello all–the exigencies of trans-atlantic travel mean that I will not be posting the Diary until about 2 pm. on Monday.