Magazine December 19, 2016, Issue


(Roman Genn)
The world has not ended, yet

There is a whiff of apocalypse in the air. The election of Donald Trump has sent millions of progressives into a spiral of rage and pain that goes beyond any other post-election tantrum in modern American history. As with every recent presidential election, the Left described its opponent in the direst terms possible during the campaign. But this time, they seem to have believed their own rhetoric. This time, they believe, the American people really did elect a man capable of destroying the republic.

Examples of moral panic are everywhere. In Portland and Oakland, angry young radicals rioted. In schools across

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American Interests and Obligations Mr. Nordlinger raises a legitimate question as to the extent to which Americans should be prepared to commit military resources, i.e., American lives, in furtherance of our ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ Say what you will about Twitter, it’s an improvement over Josh Earnest. ‐ President-elect Donald Trump has appointed Alabama senator Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general. Sessions is ...
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MOVING Worn chairs with no seats cluster where A mirror gives back a dull stare At memories of other times. As leather books are losing rhymes, They tumble from a cardboard box Where fossils hide, within ...


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