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liberal despair

As regular readers of this space know, I took a break from daily writing for COMMENTARY in the days after the presidential election. The cause...
daniel patrick moynihan

In an essay in the indispensable journal National Affairs, “Moynihan and the Neocons,” Greg Weiner writes: What, then, shall we make of Moynihan's pungent critiques of...
identity politics

Mount McKinley is gone. Not in the physical sense, of course. America’s highest peak is as immutable as any other majestic prominence. It will, however,...
Democratic democracy

“The only cure for the ills of democracy is more democracy,” said the father of American left-wing progressivism and 1928 Democratic presidential nominee Al Smith....
trigger warning

It has become trendy in certain academic circles, and perhaps political circles as well, to criticize America and its place in the world. Not only...
german textbooks

Pollster Frank Luntz briefly generated shock waves this week with a survey showing the abysmal view of Israel held by Democratic opinion leaders. Inter alia,...
Conservative movement

Janet Hook of the Wall Street Journal reported on a new WSJ/NBC News poll that "finds a marked increase in the share of registered voters identifying...
Obama most Jewish president.

So it turns out that President Obama not only thinks he understands Israel better than the Israelis, he also sees himself as being “the closest...

A friend of mine, a minister, recently asked me about the concept of being on the "right side of history." His concern is that being...

If you would like proof of just how intellectually bankrupt the American left is today, I recommend reading Nicholas Kristof’s column in this morning’s New York...

A nagging question I’ve had while watching local businesses sued into oblivion for the Christian thoughtcrimes of their proprietors is: What will it take for...

Last night on The Daily Show, in talking about the Baltimore riots, this exchange took place between host Jon Stewart and ABC's George Stephanopoulos: Stewart: Right...