Spectacle Blog
by The Editors | Nov 16, 2019

Kimberley Strassel received the Barbara Olson Award for Excellence and Independence in Journalism at The American Spectator’s 52nd annual Robert L. Bartley Gala on November 7, 2019. Strassel is the author of the “Potomac Watch” column in the Wall Street Journal and the book Resistance (At…

by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. | Nov 15, 2019

Let us begin our annual celebration of The American Spectator by reviewing where we stand today, with the Right (that is us) arrayed against the Left (that is them) in another glorious democratic contest to bring heaven to earth. But…

by Larry Thornberry | Nov 14, 2019

There were better things to do Wednesday than watch two State Department nerds advancing the D agenda. There was going to the gym, taking a nap, and flea-powdering the cat. But, wishing to be up to date, I caught a…

by Jeffrey Lord | Nov 13, 2019

You know you’ve scored when the New York Times runs a lengthy, front-page hit piece on you. Ace journalist John Solomon has scored big time — and the left-wing Times has had enough of the “all the news that’s fit…

by The Editors | Nov 12, 2019

Ben Stein received the John Von Kannon Service to the Cause Award at The American Spectator’s 52nd annual Robert L. Bartley Gala on November 7, 2019. “Ben has been writing for The American Spectator since well before I joined it,” American Spectator editorial director…

by The Editors | Nov 11, 2019

Sen. Lindsey Graham gave remarks on the Trump presidency, Brett Kavanaugh, and more at The American Spectator’s 52nd annual Robert L. Bartley Gala on Thursday, November 7, 2019. “What I’ve come to learn about President Trump is, judge him by…

by John Jiang | Oct 17, 2019

The Hong Kong saga reached a climax this past week with back-to-back American corporate capitulations to the Chinese government. The spotlight has been on the National Basketball Association’s disastrous handling of a pro–Hong Kong tweet made by Daryl Morey, the…

by Melissa Mackenzie | Oct 16, 2019

My goodness, these people are boring. What a snoozefest. What was most interesting, though, is what wasn’t talked about. No Biden corruption. No China. No answer from Elizabeth Warren, the ostensible front-runner, about where the money comes from for her…

by Larry Thornberry | Oct 8, 2019

Perhaps we could have saved ourselves a lot of trouble, and NBA chief Adam Silver would not have had to spend time revising and extending his remarks, if someone had just told Adam up front that men cannot use the…

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