Magazine November 12, 2018, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

That went 1/1024th as well as she thought.

When is a mob not a mob? When its members are Democratic. Ever since Donald Trump’s election, and with increasing urgency since the Kavanaugh hearings began, groups of anti-GOP protesters not only have disrupted numerous public events but have surrounded and loudly heckled and threatened Republican officeholders — or sometimes just random passers-by — in elevators, at restaurants with their families, on the street, and even in their cars. That’s what a mob does, right? Not so, say touchy Democratic politicians and mainstream newscasters; “mob” is an inflammatory term, and these

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

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Education Section

Books, Arts & Manners


Music Too

Robert Dean Lurie reviews Anything for a Hit: An A&R Woman’s Story of Surviving the Music Industry, by Dorothy Carvello.




"I try to learn the prose of life, but my slavish reproduction of its speech is wooden..."


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