Susan Konig

Susan Konig is a journalist who writes frequently for National Review. She is the author of Why Animals Sleep So Close to the Road (And Other Lies I Tell My ...

Susan Konig is a journalist who writes frequently for National Review. She is the author of Why Animals Sleep So Close to the Road (And Other Lies I Tell My Children).

Politics & Policy

The End of Innocence

When our daughter enrolled in parochial school in 1999, we were impressed when the principal explained that there was a lockdown plan in place. Columbine had happened. There were also ...
Politics & Policy

Viva España!

The regional government of Madrid, which cosponsors the city’s upcoming fashion week, has banned models who are too skinny from appearing on the runway. Working with a Spanish health organization, government ...
Politics & Policy

C This!

I just found out I am a bad mother. Not because I let the kids apply their own sun block, or because hot dogs are the major source of protein in ...
Politics & Policy

God, Gone with the Sugar

Science is great. In fact, it’s our nine-year-old’s favorite subject. But this statement isn’t pro-science, it’s anti-God. It’s saying that a moment of silence is an offensive thing and that ...
Politics & Policy

American Idols

Each summer at about this time, summer reading lists tumble out of my children’s backpacks with wrinkled smocks and ripe sneakers. The lists remind me of summers spent choosing what ...