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Robert Costa and Andrew Stiles recount how Republicans defeated the omnibus bill.

Michelle Malkin contrasts the president’s recent overtures to business with his past actions.

Mona Charen recommends exercises in gratitude to counter Christmastime commercialism.

Charles Krauthammer observes Obama making a comeback — abetted by the GOP.

Deroy Murdock wonders what effects WikiLeakers would have had on critical moments in history.

Andrew Klavan celebrates conservative inroads in popular culture.

NRO hosts a symposium of Christmas book recommendations.

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Is Journalism School Worth It?

Clarence Darrow dropped out of law school after just a year, figuring that he would learn what he needed to know about legal practice faster if he were actually doing it than sitting in classrooms. (Today, that wouldn't be possible, thanks to licensing requirements.) The same thing is true in other fields -- ... Read More

Microscopic Dots. Let’s Look at Them.

Stuart E. Eizenstat has written a big book on the Carter presidency. (Eizenstat was Carter’s chief domestic-policy adviser. He also had a substantial hand in foreign affairs.) I have reviewed the book for the forthcoming NR. Eizenstat tells the story of a meeting between President Carter and Andrei Gromyko, the ... Read More

Why North Korea Isn’t Going to Give Up Its Nukes

Responding to reports that North Korea said it “no longer needs” nuclear tests, Jim Hanson, president of the generally pro-Trump Security Studies Group, credited President Trump. “No one was expecting anything to come of Trump’s fiery rhetoric, except people who understand that diplomacy works better ... Read More