Quin Hillyer Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Feb 3, 2017

Calm down, everybody. Just calm down. The moronic violence at Berkeley Wednesday night was just the latest evidence that behavior in the public square has spun way out of control. Worse, both our immediate past president and our current White…

by | Jan 27, 2017

In the closing monologue in tonight’s hour-long CBS special on the recently deceased Mary Tyler Moore, one line sounded awfully familiar. Host Gayle King said that “women wanted to be her, men wanted to marry her.” I wonder where that…

by | Jan 26, 2017

When Donald Trump announces his nominee for the Supreme Court (on February 2, supposedly), beware of media accounts and interest groups purporting to say what the nominee’s “position” is on any number of hot-button issues. Most of the reports and…

by | Jan 26, 2017

For well over a year now, I’ve noticed a strange and disturbing phenomenon: Almost without exception, leading writers and analysts who are not fans of Donald Trump may come down harshly on Trump, but not on his supporters, and indeed…

by | Jan 25, 2017

Word is out that the wonderful, ever-lovable Mary Tyler Moore has died at age 80, after decades of “turn[ing] the world on with her smile.” She leaves behind two of the most winsome characters in television history — Laura Petrie…

by | Jan 19, 2017

When Barack Obama leaves the White House tomorrow, he leaves with his worst dreams unrealized. Still, what he leaves behind is awful. Thank goodness he’ll be gone. The very day after Obama was elected in 2008, I predicted in this…

by | Jan 16, 2017

It is said that conservatives, like elephants, never forget — and apparently some of them never forgive, either. For very good reason, conservative 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge William Pryor is reportedly on President-elect Trump’s short list for a…

by | Jan 13, 2017

Nonsense can come from both ends of the political spectrum. As Senate Democrats and left-wing organizations flailingly tried this week to show that Alabama’s U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions is too conservative to be U.S. Attorney General, some conservative groups have…

by | Dec 25, 2013

From our December 2011 issue. Fifteen Christmases ago I prepared to leave Washington, D.C., and a five-year stint in politics, to return to journalism. It was a perilous journey. The plan was straightforward: Finish work as a Capitol Hill staffer…

by | Aug 9, 2013

It really is outrageous that ObamaCare won’t apply to Congress and its staff in an ordinary way. Here’s my latest on it, explaining that this breaks one of the signal achievements of the 1994-5 Contract with America.  An excerpt:  …

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