James Taranto | from the April 2012 issue
Will campaign debt lead Newt to make a deal with Romney?
As a faithful tool of the environmentalists, the president betrays his main constituents.
Isn’t it past time that Martin Luther King’s dream be recognized?
He does it the same way a boa constrictor swallows its prey.
What else besides the Constitution does Mr. Obama not know?
But for now, Bill Haley has finally found a rock music successor.
With the nomination of Dr. James Young Kim, Obama wants to rewrite development economics.
And he doesn’t have to become a jogger to prove that point.
Obama and the Democrats think the promise of higher taxes will be a winner for them this year.
Threatened for sticking with Rush, defiant advertiser declares “Battle for America.”
Evil and apathy are two sides of the same coin.
As we saw in Toulouse, there still are people who truly hate Jews and will use any means to kill them.
Young people in Iraq are being murdered for the kind of music they listen to.
The latest educationist mania? Erasing words from history.
If he thinks they’re helping him politically, he should think again.
Rick Santorum defiantly resists Mitt Romney’s “inevitability.”
The decline and fall of America under a pinko, flower-child president.
The threshold for what constitutes a hate crime continues to decline.
A city like no other, maybe even more so this time of year.
The Constitution is for everyone — the last thing liberals want you to know.
What’s ahead if the president doesn’t get his way on the health care decision.
Who are the Dickey brothers and why do they hate the conservative movement?
If not struck down, it must be repealed.
Denouncing me through surrogates will not make it go away.
We know very little about his life before he was 35.
A great scholar and publisher leaves us.
Only one thing is certain — Bobby Valentine is no bargain and his Red Sox are headed for the basement.
How an open convention could reinvigorate Republicans.
The painful task of taking on the left.
Santorum fights on against the odds — and against the media.
Assad is now resorting to fireball bombing, on the Russian model in Chechnya.
Obamacare advocates blame its legal troubles on everything but flaws in the actual law.
Nelson, Mack IV, LeMieux, Rubio and other non-Trayvon news from the grapefruit state.
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?