The Corner

About Last Night

The NYSun society page got down some tributes to WFB at last night’s birthday bash:

“What he did over the last 50 years is a great achievement: creating American conservatism as a major intellectual and political force,” Weekly Standard’s editor, William Kristol, said, adding that without him it’s hard to believe it would have happened as it did. “He was the indispensable man,” Mr. Kristol said. Actor Tom Selleck said, “Bill’s influence had a lot to do with his ability to make friends.” Roger Kimball remarked, “He rescued conservatism from the parochial outreaches of irrelevance and placed it at the center of the national stage.”

Most Popular

World

The Real Reasons American Evangelicals Support Israel

It never fails. Whenever a Republican president makes a controversial or contentious move to support Israel -- such as moving the American embassy to Jerusalem, or yesterday’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights -- you’ll see various “explainers” and other stories that purport ... Read More
White House

Mueller Report Delivered to Attorney General

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday evening delivered a report to attorney general William Barr detailing his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Barr will now be tasked with deciding what information from the report ... Read More