by | Feb 20, 2020

Finally, some pugilism! The candidates (save Bloomberg) have been at this long enough now that some real, heartfelt hatred has developed between the candidates. The masks came off in the Nevada debate. The overall impression is of angry, snarling socialists…

by | Nov 21, 2019

Your fearless debate correspondent here, to tell you that once again, you missed nothing. And by nothing, I mean an empty, cavernous, negative space of dark matter where all intelligence, vitality, and humanity gets sucked into an endless void. You…

by | Oct 19, 2019

When a scholar meets soldiers, he should not argue with them, for he surely will lose. — Chinese proverb Recently I was invited by the “China Goes Global” conference in Winter Park, Florida, to give a keynote speech on the U.S.–China…

by | 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 | Sep 14, 2019

My seven-year-old son, Peter, is a bit mischievous — and this means he occasionally finds himself in trouble at the private Christian school he attends. Second grade started a few weeks ago, and I wanted to provide him with an…

by | Oct 20, 2016

Like most Americans,I have been left strung out and emotionally exhausted by this election season. Hillary Clinton is a horrible robotic humanoid who lies incessantly and sold her soul back when she defended the blue dress. Worst of all, she’s…

by | Oct 20, 2016

At one point during his desultory performance in moderating what was pretty much a desultory debate, Chris Wallace said, “This doesn’t do any good for anyone.” You think? It was an awful night. A couple of things jump out. First…

by | Oct 19, 2016

Yesterday evening at Church House in London, our editor for life R. Emmett (“Bob”) Tyrrell, Jr. joined six other luminaries in a debate sponsored by The Spectator (UK) on just who will win the U.S. presidency on November 8. According to sources, the…

by | Oct 10, 2016

Because I was driving the Texas countryside last night, I listened to the debate on the radio the old-fashioned way. With no visual input to distract from the conversation, it was clear that Donald Trump won. It didn’t even sound…

by | Oct 5, 2016

This election cycle, a huge percentage of voters are voting against who they hate/distrust the most. People dislike Hillary Clinton and think she’s a criminal who is above the law and disdains average voters. People worry that Donald Trump has bad…

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