The Corner

The Other Brooks

Arthur, that is, in the WSJ:

This midterm election, in the view of many optimistic liberals, will be a forceful repudiation of the inevitability of American conservatism. … But will it really be the dawn of a new day for the American left? After a cold look at the evidence, liberals might decide to take the champagne off the ice. The victory, assuming there is one, will hardly be glorious, and long-term trends are still distinctly right wing.

Do yourself a favor and read the whole thing.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.