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by | Apr 4, 2020

England in the 1640s was shaking apart along many fault lines. The royalists, known as the Cavaliers, fought with King Charles in his deadly struggle with Parliament. The supporters of Parliament’s supremacy fought with ever-increasing ferocity for their rights and…

by | Apr 4, 2020

One persistent prediction arising from our pandemic house arrest is that we’ll have a baby boom in nine months. There are good reasons to doubt this. Sure, people are going to do things to pass the time. Makin’ whoopee is…

by | Apr 4, 2020

It will surprise no one that the most recent demographic data released by New York City’s Department of Health reveals that the City’s elderly — those over 65 years old — make up 70 percent of all deaths from coronavirus…

by | Apr 4, 2020

It’s day who actually knows of coronavirus quarantine, and my housemates and I are making our plans for once this is all over. Our wish list is quite humble. We just want a night at the pub a few blocks…

by | Apr 4, 2020

The Virginia Republican Party has taken a beating these past few years, going back to the legal misfortune of Gov. Bob McDonnell in 2014 and 2015. And the Trump brand did not play well in the northern suburbs, which now…

by | Apr 4, 2020

Something very eighties happened. My son took a bike ride. He didn’t tell me that he’d stopped off at a friend’s house to play socially distanced Horse. He was supposed to be back in 30 to 45 minutes. Instead, hours…

by | Apr 3, 2020

Our editors’ inboxes and comment sections are filled with insightful, sharp, and thought-provoking responses from our readers. So we’ve started a weekly roundup of highlights. Check up on our blog each Friday for more, and send your letters to editor@spectator.org!…

by | Apr 3, 2020

I was going to make this Five Quick Things legitimately quick, but I failed. I’d say I’m sorry, but you know I’m not. Besides, there’s a lot going on and a lot that ought to be said. So let’s get…

by | Apr 3, 2020

Another Thursday in the formerly free United States of America. Now, we live in the terrified, scared, locked-down shadow of that America. The streets are empty. In Beverly Hills, Persians walk down the middle of the streets begging to be…

by | Apr 3, 2020

It’s war. The American Left, in full-throated fascist mode, is trying to bring down Fox News. No lie is big enough to use. The coronavirus crisis is not to be wasted. Let’s start with this gem from the New York…

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