R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. | from the February 2012 issue
Friedrich Nietzsche was right about Mitt Romney.
Indiana becomes a Midwestern alternative to the southern states.
The religious should march on this unjust presidency.
Obama’s the man leading the Occupy the Oval Office movement.
A huge embarrassment for Democrats in their convention state — or an opportunity?
Now that George Soros is involved, there will be progress of sorts.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is getting hit from all sides as he struggles to keep his office.
He’s part and parcel of the 1960s generation’s larger failures.
Newt Gingrich’s attacks were a flop with Florida Hispanic voters.
As opposed to liberals and the science they’ve politicized.
It’s just begging to be exposed, as an important first step in cutting our unsustainable national debt.
Trying to remember why I ever read novels.
Showing the flag at Mar-a-Lago as no one else can (or would dare to).
Yet another way the U.S. could throw old friend Taiwan under the bus in order to win favor with Beijing.
Romney wins the Sunshine State primary, as expected.
The GOP is signing its own political death warrant by backing him.
He’s bound to sink further in the coming month.
Romney wows the faithful at the Tampa Convention Center.
Thursday’s annual gathering will face pious competition from the Occupy crowd.
He thinks you’re really stupid. But Paul Ryan has his number.
Assad isn’t doomed so long as the Western powers reject military involvement.
Gingrich pushes populist panic on eve of Florida vote.
In the spirit of a famous general, he’s ready to take it to the sea and beyond.
A Massachusetts judge revives a favorite old practice of the state’s elites.
Palin targets Establishment GOP “cannibals” terrified of party’s conservative base.
The State of the Union address, one week later.
What won’t he know and when won’t he not know it?
Mitt Romney recaptures his frontrunner mojo in Florida.
At the rate he’s going, our president will soon be taking credit for the discovery of natural gas.
Critics of the president’s Pentagon cuts are missing the overriding problem with his military spending “plans.”
Catholic leaders object to an Obama administration rule on contraceptive coverage, but will Americans listen?
“It’s not worth getting angry about.”
A report from the Nelson/Durbin inquisitional rally on voters under Republican duress.
An evening with leading Romney advocates at a major Florida synagogue.
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.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?