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Matthew Continetti

Matthew Continetti

Matthew Continetti is editor in chief of the Washington Free Beacon.

The New Republic celebrated 100 years of publication on November 19, 2014. A gala dinner was held in downtown Washington. President Clinton delivered a toast....

Why does COMMENTARY matter? Since 1945, no other monthly magazine has so consistently published serious, provocative argument and analysis. No other monthly magazine has viewed America and...

On November 5, the morning after Republicans made historic gains in Congress, data guru Nate Silver issued a pronouncement. “The Polls Were Skewed Toward Democrats,”...

In September, the New York Times published on its front page a lengthy and detailed story with the headline “Europe’s Anti-Semitism Comes Out of the...

If I were a libertarian, I’d want my money back. No less an authority than the New York Times proclaimed the dawn of a “libertarian...

Judging by the images, the war between Israel and Hamas is the first conflict in history in which only one side has soldiers. As I...

Charles Fourier, the utopian socialist who lived from 1772 to 1837, has been on my mind. Long ago, Fourier was considered a deep, monumental, visionary...

I confess that I enjoyed myself immensely during the recent controversy over Donald Sterling’s racism. Each day brought new pleasures. The story began with the...

It was, in its way, a journalistic milestone: On March 22 of this year, the New York Times admitted that twice a week, on Sundays...

In February, Hillary Clinton visited a majority-Hispanic classroom in East Harlem, where she extolled the wonder-working properties of early childhood education. One photo of the...

You may not like this and I hope we can still be friends, but I kind of like Ezra Klein. Not that I actually know...

Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes, and PoliticsBy Charles KrauthammerCrown Forum, 400 pages Young people often ask Charles Krauthammer how they can become a...