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Culture

Victor Davis Hanson, Best-Selling, Smeared Author

Last night our colleague Victor Davis Hanson, the author of the new bestseller The Case for Trump, was on Fox News Channel’s The Story with Martha MacCullum vigorously attacking anti-Semitism. Today, taking a break from mocking pro-lifers, The Bulwark published an aggressive attack on the book and its author, in which reviewer Gabriel Schoenfeld casts VDH as a modern-day version of a Nazi mouthpiece and sympathizer. Somewhere in some fiery pit, Gore Vidal is smiling in admiration.

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White House

For Democrats, the Party’s Over

If the Democrats are really tempted by impeachment, bring it on. Since the day after the 2016 election they have been threatening this, placing their chips on the Russian-collusion fantasy and then on the phantasmagoric charade of obstruction of justice. The attorney general accurately gave the ingredients of the ... Read More
Elections

The 24 Democrats

Every presidential primary ends with one winner and a lot of losers. Some might argue that one or two once-little-known candidates who overperform low expectations get to enjoy a form of moral victory. (Ben Carson and Rick Perry might be happy how the 2016 cycle ended, with both taking roles in Trump’s cabinet. ... Read More
PC Culture

TV Before PC

Affixing one’s glance to the rear-view mirror is usually as ill-advised as staring at one’s own reflection. Still, what a delight it was on Wednesday to see a fresh rendition of “Those Were the Days,” from All in the Family, a show I haven’t watched for nearly 40 years. This time it was Woody Harrelson ... Read More