Before I came to NR, you might say that Bill Rusher was the guy at NR I knew the best. I first met him when I was in college and I was searching for a campaign internship somewhere (no internship materialized, but I got to have lunch with him which was good enough). Later, we worked on a book project together that never came to fruition (due, entirely, to my own shortcomings I’m eager to say). We met a few more times at various National Review and/or conservative events. I hardly knew him as well as many of my colleagues at the magazine, but I was always grateful for the fact I knew him at all. He was about as gentlemanly, proper, old school — and utterly charming — as anybody I’ve ever met.
The Russians are engaged in “information warfare” against the United States. That was the big soundbite at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s press conference Friday afternoon, announcing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s election-meddling indictment against 13 Russians and three Russian ... Read More
To understand the American gun-control debate, you have to understand the fundamentally different starting positions of the two sides. Among conservatives, there is the broad belief that the right to own a weapon for self-defense is every bit as inherent and unalienable as the right to speak freely or practice ... Read More
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through its ... Read More