R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. | from the November 2008 issue
On the road in a changing in America.
Is the GOP finally an anti-spending party?
The nation-state is the best insurance for liberty.
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—and How It Can Renew America
Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture
Conservatives sold their soul to back George W. Bush. Eight years later, can they get it back?
Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America
Rashid Khalidi, Barack Obama’s frequent dinner companion, was closer to Yasser Arafat’s terrorist group than you may think.
Who does the GOP need more — experts or voters?
When it comes to electing Obama, ACORN, Ed Rendell, and the United Church of Christ all sing from the same hymnal.
The Bill of Rights is above Barack’s pay grade.
Getting out the vote has never been such a racket.
Perspectives on experience and leadership, with some help from Saul Bellow.
As the global financial crisis compounds its recent economic slowdown, China knows only how to look out for number one.
If this year’s Senate race is any indication, Colorado may not be a red state anymore.
Father Pfleger’s Obama or Charles Krauthammer’s McCain?
An American exceptionalist, now more than ever.
Which means most of the attention should be focused on the much maligned J. Edgar Hoover, a rather remarkable man of of his times.
Candidates can’t fight breast cancer while blocking life-saving treatments.
The activist boosters of the Community Reinvestment Act aren’t wholly to blame for the meltdown on Wall Street, but they played a starring role.
McCain and Palin rally the faithful in Pennsylvania.
He plans to finish off the framers’ document.
This is what we have to look forward to — and it’s only a preliminary list.
A professor of Holocaust studies endorses Obama on abortion grounds.
Out of crisis comes opportunity for neo-Keynesians to denigrate monetarists.
Yes, I’m proud to be an American.
ACORN’s squirrelly liberals agitate for higher taxes but don’t like paying them.
Ted Stevens’s conviction has made a Democratic supermajority more likely.
VP nominee abolished Senate Subcommittee designed to discover Soviet spies.
Once in love with Barack, always in love with nobody else.
Would Barry really have supported Barack? His writings suggest otherwise.
Measuring the Oval Office drapes and meddling abroad, Obama may have run afoul of the Logan Act.
The presidential candidates finally realize that reimporting prescription drugs is bad medicine.
Mitt Romney doesn’t love Sarah. Eric Cantor thinks it’s his time.
Obama devotees create a mythology for themselves — and toddlers.
Pro-American Americans don’t think it’s over.
Which way for the Republican Party after the election?
Style, sex appeal, and power used to sell cars. Not anymore.
A new book helps conservatives make their move on the Internet.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?