He has exacerbated the interventionist tendencies of his predecessors, ignoring the constitutionalist successes of the exceptional Coolidge and Reagan for not a single good economic reason. Our November cover story.
Burton Folsom, Jr.
It can no longer be taken for granted. From our November issue.
Daniel Allott & Matt Bowman
Our vice president is fairly certain his time has not yet come. From our November issue.
W. James Antle, III
He has seized on the fecklessness of his predecessors and run with it to the far, far left.
Angelo M. Codevilla
Charles Glass captures some real Americans in Paris — under Nazi occupation.
Joseph A. Harriss
John H. Fund
What is Kay Bailey Hutchison up to?
There is an alternative to the boisterous countdown of the weeks leading up to Christmas, and it’s called Advent. It starts next Sunday.
Another monthly installment of Ben Stein’s print edition diary.
A Washington, D.C. audience reacts to Helen Mirren’s performance in Racine’s Phèdre as if it were watching a sit-com.
Conservative provocateur Bruce Bartlett breaks with conservative orthodoxy — up to a point.
The question Norman Podhoretz has been asked more than any other in his career.
Two ex-roommates, two separate nuptials, in two different cities — all on the same day, which happened to be September 11.
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?
H/T to National Review Online