Matthew Shaffer

Mr. Shaffer is a former William F. Buckley Fellow of the National Review Institute.

Mr. Shaffer is a former William F. Buckley Fellow of the National Review Institute.

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Ben Shapiro counts down the top twelve conservative TV shows of all time. Kathryn Jean Lopez chats with Shapiro about his new book, Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How ...

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  Ryan Ellis remembers that tax hikes have always led to higher-spending, not deficit reduction. Donald Luskin recounts Paul Krugman’s many forecasting errors. Robert Costa catches up with Sen. Kelly Ayote, on the ...

The Higher-Ed Dilemma

Kevin Carey has written an excellent essay for The New Republic about the costs and benefits of higher education. It deserves highlighting because it persuasively argues against an idea I ...

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The Editors, disturbed by the recent economic data, propose a preliminary plan for restoring shared prosperity. Conrad Black ponders governors Jon Huntsman and Jeb Bush as Republican presidential candidates. Cliff May predicts ...

Fukuyama Talks to NRO

Don’t miss my interview with Francis Fukuyama over on the home page. He’s recently published a new book on the Origins of the Political Order, and he speaks with NRO about it, ...

Re: Conspiracy Theories Revisited

A number of commenters wanted to know if those who pushed the claim that Weinergate was a conservative conspiracy would issue apologies. Here’s a wrap on how some of them ...

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  Daniel Pipes explains the threats posed by the new leadership vacuum in Yemen. Kevin Williamson expects the greatest beneficiary of the “Pickens Plan” to be T. Boone Pickens. John Derbyshire diarizes May, ...