Magazine December 19, 2016, Issue

The Week

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau (Roman Genn)

‐ 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 best known for his hawkish immigration stance, but that is only one aspect of a long career dedicated to law and order. Before being elected to the Senate, Sessions served as Alabama’s attorney general and as U.S. attorney for Alabama’s southern district, during which time he helped to desegregate Alabama schools and oversaw the prosecution of Henry Francis Hays, the head of the state’s branch of the Ku Klux Klan,

NR Editors includes members of the editorial staff of the National Review magazine and website.

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Features

Books, Arts & Manners

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Politics & Policy

Letters

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 ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

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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