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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

It was only a few months ago that Democrats were celebrating Hillary Clinton’s likely 2016 election victory. Not only was America’s former chief diplomat ordained by...

In the months that precede the genuine open of a presidential race, it is inevitable that unserious candidates and frivolous issues will dominate the political...

Two thousand fourteen was an explosive and regrettable year for the politics of race in America. The fatal police shooting of black Missouri teenager Michael...

The murky facts of the August 9 incident in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was left dead in the...

During the annual meeting of the American Bar Association in May 2013, a senior official at the Internal Revenue Service named Lois Lerner divulged information...

Between October 1 and December 1, the nation witnessed the most remarkable reversal of political fortune in recent memory and what may prove to have...

The factors that caused the shooting of a black teenager in central Florida to develop into a national obsession will be studied for years to...

To Promote the General Welfare: The Case for Big GovernmentEdited by Steven ConnOxford University Press, 256 pages Conservatives often complain that liberal politicians obscure their true...