Mark Steyn

Here Comes ‘The Sun’


This article is taken from the April 1997 issue of The American Spectator. When the White House “food chain,” showing the progress of anti-Clinton “conspiracy” stories through the media, appeared a few weeks back, I was pleasantly surprised to find I’d written for almost all the publications cited though, in truth, most of my professional […]

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It’s the Best Time of the Year


From our December 1995 issue. This time last year, I hap­pened to be in the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, char­tered on Christmas Eve, 1852. I drove down Candy Cane Lane, hung a right on Rudolph Drive, then swung left on Mistletoe Circle, a pleasant journey only slightly marred by the fact that all these […]

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In the Absence of Guns


Celebrity news from the United Kingdom: In April, Germaine Greer, the Australian feminist and author of The Female Eunuch, was leaving her house in East Anglia, when a young woman accosted her, forced her back inside, tied her up, smashed her glasses, and then set about demolishing her ornaments with a poker. A couple of […]

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