His opponent will run a nasty campaign. He just needs to stay positive.
An interview with the Hoover Institution’s great economist.
A sign of consistent strength in a key battleground.
In “Choosing Wisely,” they’re replacing the Hippocratic Oath with the ethos of The Hunger Games.
Missile defense and the federal budget in an age of unsustainable spending.
The ecstasy of being her — even if outsold by Lionel Richie.
With his new book, Coming Apart, Charles Murray has once again changed the terms of debate in America.
Arrogance, hostility to conservatives sank the moderate president elected as Reagan’s heir.
Young evangelicals gathered in divided Washington this week for a sometimes odd mix of civil exchanges and hipster Christianity.
Don’t write it off just yet, at it continues to add candidates to this year’s mix.
Government at its worst, and so of course it gets away with it, preying on the dumb citizenry.
One issue alone can undermine the president’s populist re-election narrative.
On the burgeoning urban “farming” movement.
How conservatives can overcome their losing record in Republican presidential primaries.
After surprising success, the campaign trail leads him home.
Santorum supporters are understandably upset — but so upset that they’d prefer to see another Obama term?
The U.S. strong dollar policy is not strong enough.
A left-wing extremist can’t compete intellectually with a voice of reason.
Does the 1979 peace treaty still have a future?
What did Huckabee know about planted call from Cumulus VP that attacked Rush Limbaugh?
The president’s bullying comes back to haunt him — though he’s right to compare himself to the Court-villifying FDR.
A famous German writer raises some troubling questions.
Begging to differ with Ben Stein.
“Starchitects” like Frank Gehry do not build for people — they build to shock.
The oil and gas industry does not receive subsidies.
The Australian government steps up its war against a free press — and the Internet.
It’s simply a huge lie to claim that all Americans engage in healthcare commerce.
Fairness requires that President Obama read up on his Kurt Vonnegut.
The federal civil service — Obama’s scandalous governing class — shows its true colors.
Where’s the inspector general when you need him?
A court is doing its duty, not legislating, when it strikes down an unconstitutional law.
The Anti-Israel Religious Left targets the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church.
Miss Congeniality with power — you can come home again.
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?