Paul Beston, Author at The American Spectator

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Paul Beston
Paul Beston is associate editor of the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal.
by | Nov 9, 2011

Great fighters are supposed to have something called “heart,” but it’s not easy to understand where it comes from or…

by | May 17, 2011

Death is final, but it leaves you with the same old questions of form and content. What to say, what…

by | Apr 28, 2011

For the first time in nearly four decades, baseball will welcome Opening Day without the presence of George Steinbrenner —…

by | Mar 28, 2011

Every year after the Super Bowl, I pull the plug on sports. Football is over, baseball has yet to start,…

by | Aug 11, 2009

Henry Allingham and Harry Patch, two of the three surviving British veterans of the First World War and the last two…

by | Jul 20, 2009

On the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, it’s tempting to emulate William F. Buckley, who was asked how he…

by | Jul 17, 2009

For devotees of an always-troubled sport, Alexis Arguello‘s death on July 1 at 57 brought back memories of the elegant…

by | Jul 15, 2009

World War One: A Short History By Norman Stone (Basic Books, 240 pages, $25) The pacifist’s preferred term for any…

by | Jun 12, 2009

Recently I began noticing on tabloid covers and website homepages frequent stories involving two people named Jon and Kate. I…

by | May 8, 2009

You guys have your guy thing,” my sister often says, “I’m always out of it.” She means that, in our…

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