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Ross Douthat

The Enlightenment

Over the weekend, CBS News analyst and Slate correspondent Jamelle Bouie ignited a fiery intellectual debate seemingly from whole cloth when he indicted the Age...

After several days of furious commentary, Senator Ted Cruz’s decision to walk out of a conference on the plight of Middle East Christians continues to...

Conservative editor Adam Bellow’s July 7 cover story in National Review is a fascinating call for the conservative movement to produce more written fiction. It...

Ross Douthat’s advice to the media on Sarah Palin, which Peter Wehner wrote about on Monday, will be hard to follow. Douthat uses the metaphor...

Are Republicans coming around on New START? Eight GOP members voted to open debate on the treaty in the Senate last night, which some see...

OK, it's lazy to let a relative write your column. But we should go easy on Maureen, for her brother Kevin is plainly the political...

Ross Douthat writes: A month ago, a U.C.L.A. graduate student named Emily Ekins spent hours roaming a Tea Party rally on the Washington Mall, photographing every...

Isn't it funny how the press doesn't go nuts when this happens in a Democratic administration? "Before Marie Antoinette 'Farmer in the Dell' Obama’s even...

Granted, the "conservative spot" on the Gray Lady's op-ed pages comes with plenty of caveats and handcuffs. So if a conservative columnist is going to last...

Despite Helen Thomas’s apology and resignation, the controversy over her call for Israel’s Jews to be thrown out of their country and “go back” to...

Rand Paul likes to call himself a "constitutional conservative." I don't know what that means, nor do I think that mainstream conservative officials or candidates...

I admit it. Until now I have always been a bit of an Islamophobia skeptic. Living in the Middle East, I have no illusions about...