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Arnold Steinberg
Arnold Steinberg, a contributing editor to The American Spectator, is the author of WHIPLASH! From JFK to Donald Trump — A Political Odyssey. A political strategist with wide-ranging expertise, he has been involved in many aspects of public policy, and as a long-time volunteer in criminal justice reform.
by | Nov 15, 2022

Republicans will control the House of Representatives, barely. The instability will require strategic brilliance, which is in short supply. Meanwhile, Donald Trump wants to run again, but he is done. Eventually, Joe Biden, who makes a fool of himself, will…

by | Mar 6, 2022

“The only way this ends is for somebody in Russia to take this guy out.” — Sen. Lindsey Graham This is not World War III. Despite their indoctrination, Russian military leaders do not share Putin’s archaic siege mentality, that Russia…

by | Mar 24, 2021

More than a half century ago, amidst the tumultuous ’60s, the great thinker and National Review senior editor Frank S. Meyer questioned what there is for conservatives to conserve. “In a revolutionary age,” Meyer wrote, conservatism “can lead only to…

by | Mar 12, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo won’t resign (yet). The new line from New York Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand is that Gov. Cuomo should resign because (how disingenuous, but convenient!) he has “lost the confidence to govern.” Translation: (a)…

by | Aug 5, 2019

The horror in Dayton, hours after El Paso, will renew debate in America about “guns” and a lot more. There will be scant discussion of the impact of violence in movies and music, and especially in pervasive video games, and…

by | May 16, 2019

President Donald Trump’s pardon of Pat Nolan yesterday is a cause for celebration, not just for Pat and his family, but for Americans across the political spectrum who have come together to support criminal justice reform. Because Pat is both…

by | Aug 14, 2018

Last week President Donald Trump continued his push for criminal justice reform, meeting with leading senators, governors, and state attorneys general, plus his key Cabinet officials, to strategize on getting a significant bill to his desk. Reforming the criminal justice…

by | Feb 12, 2018

All eyes are focused on the Olympics, where a younger generation of naive South Koreans was being seduced over the weekend by the sibling of the Thug of the North. But the bigger story, which we hope will not unfold,…

by | Dec 21, 2017

When The American Spectator speaks, President Trump listens. Somewhat more than two months ago, I explained in some detail here in TAS why President Trump should pardon Sholom Rubashkin. Indeed, President Trump’s just announced commutation (an exoneration, as I see…

by | Nov 14, 2017

A generation ago a leading criminal defense attorney retained me to test arguments. The defendant — his client — was a California legislator accused of several counts of “unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.” In California this previously was called…

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