Magazine June 14, 2021, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• Biden is so soft on the border that even aliens from other planets might be coming through.

• The bill passed by the House calling for a commission to probe the January 6 Capitol riot probably will die in the Senate, if the negative reaction of Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is any indication. A commission is not necessary to uncover the facts, which are the subject of several investigations by law enforcement and congressional committees already. Republicans say that the Democrats just want a stick with which to beat them. But many Republicans have disgraced themselves of their own volition,

Something to Consider

If you enjoyed this article, we have a proposition for you: Join NRPLUS. Members get all of our content (including the magazine), no paywalls or content meters, an advertising-minimal experience, and unique access to our writers and editors (through conference calls, social media groups, and more). And importantly, NRPLUS members help keep NR going.

If you enjoyed this article and want to see more content like this, we have a proposition for you: Join NRPLUS.

 

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

In This Issue

Articles

Features

Books, Arts & Manners

Culture

Gags

A gag is a joke requiring a setup, a development, and a surprising punchline. It must unfold over time.

Sections

Recommended

The Latest

Olympic dreams, &c.

Olympic dreams, &c.

On skateboarding, ‘Imagine,’ Simone Biles, ‘Chinese Taipei,’ field hockey, ‘unitards,’ a twelve-year-old Syrian girl, and more.