The Fourth of July is a time to remember Americans who have contributed much to their country, like Allen Weinstein and Ben Wattenberg.
Wattenberg pushed the party right with his insights about what Americans cared about.
Christopher DeMuth remembers his mentor and colleague Ben Wattenberg.
A few words on an American optimist.
Ben Wattenberg—the gloriously unclassifiable public intellectual, journalist, television host, and loving student of America—passed away yesterday at the age of 81.