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Lee Edwards
Lee Edwards is Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at the Heritage Foundation and the author of many books about American conservatism, including the first political biography of Ronald Reagan.
by | Nov 30, 2018

Is a specter of socialism haunting America, especially among our millennials? There is disquieting evidence of many young Americans’ sympathy for socialism. Exhibit A: 2.052 million people under the age of 30 voted for democratic socialist Bernie Sanders in the…

by | Nov 14, 2013

THE ODDS IN September were in Bill Kristol’s favor. Bashar al-Assad’s army had been caught using sarin gas, the president was beating the war drums, and Kristol, the editor of the Weekly Standard and an accomplished foreign policy percussionist himself,…

by | Oct 30, 2013

I HAVE A disease. That may sound strange given that I’m a seemingly healthy 26 year old with a rigorous five-hours-a-day hot yoga routine. But in today’s victimization culture, I’m convinced not only that I can be classified as sick,…

by | Oct 29, 2013

Truth be told, I’d much rather be writing about the Red Sox than the current unctuous occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But politics has to intrude on the Spectacle blog at some point. Fred Barnes writes today: Unpleasant shocks loom for…

by | Oct 11, 2013

Liberals have thought themselves awfully clever this past week following a segment on Jimmy Kimmel’s talk show in which he asked people what they thought of both “Obamacare” and the “Affordable Care Act.” Turns out respondents hated Obamacare but were…

by | Oct 1, 2013

By now, you’ve probably heard about the horrors that have swept America as a consequence of the government shutdown. Small towns are collapsing into the ground as government employees wander the streets searching for a subsidy or at least something…

by | Sep 24, 2013

One of Washington journalism’s most cherished traditions is making absurd comparisons between political debates and grand military battles. Obamacare, you’ll remember, was to be the GOP’s Waterloo. Republican policy criticisms in 2010 were called a blitzkrieg. If you’re a heavily…

by | Sep 18, 2013

Chris Hayes, host of All In, is generally thoughtful and one of the few MSNBC evening hosts who regularly welcomes conservative guests. But addressing the Navy Yard shooting in last night’s monologue, starting around 3:30, he made one of the least…

by | Sep 16, 2013

This is horrible: Two witnesses tell CNN affiliate WJLA they heard their building’s fire alarm go off and saw a man with a rifle as they exited the building. “He aimed the gun and fired our way,” Todd Brundidge told…

by | Sep 16, 2013

Make that the Navy Yard mass shooting. What a dark day: Twelve people were killed Monday after at least one shooter opened fire in a rampage at a Navy yard in the nation’s capital, putting government buildings on lockdown and sending…

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