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by | Sep 22, 2021

It’s no secret that most Americans mistrust the media. A recent Gallup survey found that only 21 percent of the public expressed “a great deal” of confidence in newspapers. Television news fared even worse. This distrust of the media isn’t…

by | Sep 21, 2021

Washington — Or should I dateline this column “Mid-Atlantic,” or just “On the Ground at Heathrow”? Whatever, I feel this column is being written at 35,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean, and I am anticipating great fun when I arrive…

by | Jun 16, 2021

As Joe Biden stumbled on the world stage, spouting utter nonsense, a remark of Robert Gates, the former defense secretary under Obama, came to mind: “I think he [Biden] has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national…

by | Apr 26, 2021

It lasted but two days. What was officially unveiled one day as a super soccer league — called, inventively, the European Super League (ESL) — had collapsed two days later, before even the first ball could be kicked, before even…

by | Apr 24, 2021

We Brits used to snigger at how few Americans had passports. Apparently, in 1990, passport ownership among Americans stood at just 4 percent. It’s grown massively since then, of course, but even now less than half of all U.S. citizens…

by | Mar 10, 2021

I don’t follow British politics closely. But it’s clear enough that the Conservative Party in the UK isn’t very conservative. I receive the party’s ConservativeHome webpage daily, billed as “the home of conservatism,” and I rarely trip over anything in…

by | Jan 11, 2021

For several hours last Wednesday, an insurrectionist mob attacked a joint session of Congress and prevented it from performing its constitutional duty to count the votes cast in the Electoral College to certify the results of a presidential election. The…

by | Nov 23, 2020

Wanted: A true “captain” for a national conservative party. Present occupant rudderless and risks foundering a once great force for political, social, and economic good. Righting the direction of the party will be an arduous undertaking, with an indifferent crew….

by | Oct 26, 2020

Our host’s mouth fell open, her eyes wide with shock. It had been a joyful, trouble-free dinner party until that moment. In typical British fashion the wine had been flowing for several hours, the chat had been getting progressively louder…

by | Oct 19, 2020

Brexiteers confront a quandary. At last week’s end came reports that the Boris Johnson administration, tiring of further chicanery from the European Union, effectively pulled out of talks for a UK–EU trade deal. Britain will instead trade in accordance with…

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