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E. Donald Elliott
E. Donald Elliott
by | Jun 28, 2019

The pundits in the left-wing press have uniformly agreed with President Trump’s decision to call off the retaliatory strike on Iran, so they have instead criticized his supposedly making the decision at the last moment when the planes were already…

by | May 14, 2019

I saw a bumper sticker the other day that made me laugh: “Make American Smart Again. Impeach Trump.” Let’s see now: he is a billionaire (although there is a debate about just how many billions). He paid very little or…

by | Apr 9, 2019

One of the tragedies caused by the decline of education over the last century has been the demise of rhetoric, the art and science of constructing an argument. Learning the logical structure of fallacies and sophisms is an important tool…

by | Mar 4, 2019

Many commentators in the liberal press are gloating that Donald Trump walked out of the Hanoi summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un empty-handed. Typical is Josh Rogin of the Washington Postwho proclaimed the summit a “win” for Kim…

by | Nov 21, 2016

If President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican majorities in both houses of Congress really want to “drain the swamp,” they are going to have to do more than repeal and replace Obama’s policies and exclude a few lobbyists from the…

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