The Latest

Politics & Policy

Love and Order

In 2000, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D., N.Y.) was asked to identify the biggest change he had seen in his 40-year political career. Moynihan, a man of unusual wisdom, experience, ...

Rove on the Spending Freeze

My former White House colleague Karl Rove provides some very useful and timely information regarding the proposed spending freeze by President Obama. See this interview from earlier this morning and ...

Pat Robertson’s Offense

Sometimes in the midst of a tragedy like the one we have witnessed in Haiti we see acts of enormous compassion and sacrifice. Other times we hear words that are ...
Politics & Policy

Hume’s Gentle Witness

Brit Hume’s comments on Fox News Sunday — “I don’t think that [Buddhism] offers the kind of forgiveness and redemption that is offered by the Christian faith,” and, “My message ...

The New National Affairs

The newest issue of National Affairs, edited by my Ethics and Public Policy Center colleague Yuval Levin, is now online. It includes a batch of fascinating essays ...

In Defense of the Speech

President Obama’s Nobel address — while at times was simplistic and pedantic, and much too long — was significant and heartening. Set aside the fact that it was, in several ...