By what sense of logic are the liberals now suggesting that fighting a war on terror has only brought more terrorism? That the solution is, as Nancy Pelosi suggested on CBS, to overthrow the Taliban and say “back to normalcy.” How would this line of logic work in the Clinton years? Combatting smoking only leads to more smoking? Combatting Microsoft only leads to more monopolistic behavior? Combatting poverty only leads to more poverty? Okay, sometimes that formulation of unintended consequences does work out. But liberals have always focused on the pose, on the good intentions, and almost never on the results. So the President clearly has the good intentions and the resolve here on fighting terror. What are they left with? Fundraisers for the ACLU and Lynne Stewart?
In response to the emerging evidence that Donald Trump directed and participated in the commission of federal crimes, all too many Republicans are wrongly comforting themselves with political deflection and strained legal argument. The political deflection is clear, though a bit bizarre. The recent wave of news ... Read More
At the outset, let’s get two things straight: First, there is something deeply disturbing about the Obama administration’s decision to open a counterintelligence investigation on retired lieutenant general Michael Flynn while he was working on the Trump campaign — and, ultimately, about the Justice ... Read More
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Better late than never (I hope), my weekend column has posted on the website. It deals with the question whether General Michael Flynn actually lied to the FBI agents — including the now infamous Peter Strzok — when they interviewed him in the White House on his third day on the job as national security ... Read More
In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump was asked on many occasions whether he would “accept the results” of the election if he were to lose. Democrats and their media allies demanded that he make a solemn vow to “accept the results.” It was never entirely clear what anybody thought ... Read More
Tributes to the late Christopher Hitchens, who died seven years ago yesterday, are trending on Twitter. Hardly surprising. Hitchens had one of those rare, magnetic personalities and a genius for friendship according to some of the most talented writers around today such as Douglas Murray, Christopher Buckley, and ... Read More