The next time you say you hate your job, think of poor Martha Joynt Kumar. She labors under that ambiguous title “presidential historian”—except she’s a...

On July 19, 2005, authorities in the Iranian city of Mashhad publicly lynched two teenagers, Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni, for the alleged crime of...

The future is now out of Barack Obama’s hands. How can I say this, given that his second term has only just begun? Simple: He...

Hollywood’s critics are in high dudgeon. The motion-picture industry has sunk into a moral morass, they say, one that threatens our national self-understanding and traduces...

From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews, and IsraelBy Robert S. WistrichUniversity of Nebraska Press, 648 pages The volume, character, and tone of Judeophobia to be...

Science Left Behind: Feel-Good Fallacies and the Rise of the Anti-Scientific LeftBy Alex B. Berezow and Hank CampbellPublic Affairs, 320 pages By now it’s clear that Missouri...

The cult of youth that arrived in the early 1950s with overhyped pop art such as The Catcher in the Rye and Rebel without a...

FDR had the New Deal, LBJ the Great Society. But the economic adventurism of Barack Obama lacks a catchy nickname, and it deserves one, because...

Spoiled Rotten: How the Politics of Patronage Corrupted the Once Noble Democratic Party and Now Threatens the American RepublicBy Jay CostBroadside Books, 368 pages Jay Cost’s...

On October 9, 2009, the five obscure Norwegians who choose the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize announced the year’s laureate: President Barack Obama. At...

Few things are more difficult in politics than confronting failure and learning from it. It is especially difficult when a leader you have championed, and...

The Tyranny of Clichés:How Liberals Cheat in the War of IdeasBy Jonah GoldbergSentinel, 320 pages Violence never solved anything. Diversity is strength. We’re only as free as...