from the June 2012 issue
“Santorum’s ‘suspension’ of his campaign essentially makes all or most of the remaining primaries between now and June functionally irrelevant…”
The national debt, that is — no matter how often Paul Krugman tells you otherwise.
The big social networking site may be losing its grip.
So why do they make no impression on the Chinese?
One of his last great gifts to America.
Tampa becomes a living cliché, as it prepares — with dread — for what it asked for.
No cynicism, please. She’s Queen Elizabeth.
Go outside the box, write your own book: winners are originals, and that quality is missing these days in American tennis.
(Editor’s Note: While bestowing a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom on WWII hero Jan Karski, Barack Obama made a verbal error by saying Karski was smuggled into a “Polish death camp.” Yes, yes, the moment can be added to the litany of our prompter-in-chief’s blunders. But come now. Just for a moment, let us leave the spotlight where it truly belongs: on a professor, a resistance fighter, and a hero.)
John F. Kennedy, the father of the Reagan Democrats, would have been 95 this week.
Choices seven through twelve on the Hillyer List.
The New York Times gets on its high horse about the Romneys and their German friend.
Religious intolerance is on the rise even in Kuwait, America’s best friend in the Arab world.
Advice for young people who do not necessarily need advice.
Yes, Obama’s spending binge did happen — all of it, like Obama’s unprecedented deficits, on his watch.
Like First Bull Run, Shiloh was fought on Sunday around a Methodist church.
You can’t get a fairer tax system by raising taxes.
Yesterday Bob Dylan was a lot more cool than the president who gave him a medal.
A free-market Mao is the target of an unscripted Occupy outbreak.
Telling young people that some jobs are “menial” is a huge disservice to them and to the whole society.
Only President Obama could make someone who should know better miss Bill Clinton.
Convicted bomber Brett Kimberlin now targets conservatives online.
Obama is having trouble replicating Ted Kennedy’s successful 1994 attacks.
Kansas votes to tax abortions — should labor unions be taxed as well?
Leaking away intelligence secrets — even to Hollywood — for re-election advantage.
Time to stop descanting on Romney’s deformities and focus on Obama’s inductions dangerous.
What they say about hard work and dedication… is true. From our man at the French Open.
Sticking with your team, wherein patience is rewarded (cue “Ya Gotta Have Heart”).
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?