Magazine March 19, 2018, Issue

The Week

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• We don’t even want public-school teachers teaching our kids.

• Historically, the National Rifle Association has derived its political power from two sources. The first is the broad popularity of gun rights, which is sufficient now to ensure that if the NRA disappeared tomorrow it would be swiftly replaced with a similar outfit. The second is that it has retained its singular focus on gun rights. If, in the future, its influence begins to wane, it will be because it has begun to lose that focus. Consider, by way of example, Wayne LaPierre’s speech to CPAC in the wake of

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Books, Arts & Manners

Books

Seizing the Future

Arthur Herman reviews The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World, by Charles C. Mann.

Sections

Letters

Letters

Rejecting Despair While admitting that William F. Buckley Jr. himself would probably have a more optimistic take, Richard Brookhiser writes: “The conservative movement is no more. Its destroyers are Donald Trump ...
The Week

The Week

• We don’t even want public-school teachers teaching our kids. • Historically, the National Rifle Association has derived its political power from two sources. The first is the broad popularity of ...
Poetry

Poetry

Sometimes the frost comes early when it might have held its crystallizing of the leaves.
Happy Warrior

Brushing Alone

Your views on Delta Airlines and Hertz rental cars now correspond to how compelling you found the cable-news appearances of a survivor of the Parkland school shooting.

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The Dossier Deceit

The Dossier Deceit

John Durham’s latest indictment reinforces that the Russian collusion conspiracy was built on a preposterous foundation.

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