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 | Mar 22, 2020

In Sunday’s Democratic debate, Joe Biden committed to naming a woman as his vice president and a black woman as his Supreme Court nominee. If you are male, your application is not welcome for either job. If you are a…

by | Mar 19, 2020

One reason it’s difficult for any politician, regardless of reputation, to unseat an incumbent president involves the difficulty of remaining statesmanlike while engaging in partisan politics. From the birth of the republic until the late 19th century, candidates managed this…

by | Mar 12, 2020

Joe Biden is riding high on the headlines of his “spectacular comeback.” The same pundits who gave him up for dead last month now gush over him. But his success has less to do with his qualities than those of…

by | Mar 2, 2020

A bit of thinning out at last. Tom Steyer is out of the race, presumably to return to his default job of passing out big bucks to left causes and nutcase candidates. I guess he didn’t care for last week’s…

by | Mar 2, 2020

President Trump’s 2016 victory was driven in part by female voters, particularly in critical Rust Belt states. The Democrats and their media confederates, their agitprop about “uneducated white men” notwithstanding, are well aware of this reality. Consequently, they will attempt to…

by | Feb 27, 2020

The Democrats’ nomination saga has been pathetic. You may have detected a pattern developing over the many months. In the beginning there were more Democrat presidential candidates than anyone could keep track of. You couldn’t tell the players without a…

by | Feb 27, 2020

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke for many Democrats across the country when she said in Tuesday’s South Carolina Democratic presidential primary debate, “Bernie [Sanders] is winning right now because the Democratic Party is a progressive party, and progressive ideas are popular ideas.” But…

by | Feb 26, 2020

I remember the excitement, 20 years ago, that surrounded the first Jewish vice presidential candidate and his Jewish identity. As an observant Jewish senator, Joe Lieberman would walk, not drive, to Congress to cast a vote on the Sabbath. He…

by | Feb 20, 2020

One of the most amazing things about American journalism is the continued employment of political pundits whose penchant for failure would disqualify them from being hired in any other field. All the experts who were wrong about the 2016 election…

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