by | Oct 24, 2018

Washington The midterm elections are fast approaching. All sorts of forecasts are coming out. Oddly enough, no one has asked me what I think the outcome might be. You might remember I disgraced myself in the last election by prophesying…

by | Oct 20, 2018

H. Buckley views the 2016 presidential election as a watershed event that crystallized a new, self-conscious political and social class of Americans who were on the losing side of globalization, lax immigration policies, and a general indifference on the part of the New Class, on the Left and the Right, who make up the top 10 percent of the population, “the professionals earning more than $200,000 a year, whose toast always falls butter side up and who pass on their advantages to their children.”

by | Jul 25, 2018

Rush Limbaugh challenged his audience on Monday. Why, he asked, are we treating Russian meddling in the Presidential election of 2016 as something different from classic Russian mischief in some significant way? In kind rather than in degree. Haven’t the…

by | Jul 13, 2018

Let no one say Peter Strzok failed to prove interference into the U.S. presidential election by an intelligence agency. The more zealously Strzok pursued the idea of Russian collusion with the Trump campaign, the more convinced observers became that the…

by | Jun 22, 2018

The only government that we know with certainty colluded with a campaign in 2016 was Obama’s — figures across his administration, both high and low, were using their power to help Hillary and hurt Trump. She had plants at the…

by | Feb 21, 2018

Among large newspapers, only two endorsed Donald Trump. The rest endorsed Hillary Clinton. The media’s torrentially biased coverage of the campaign amounted to a giant disinformation operation designed to dissuade people from voting for Trump. To hear the architects of that operation…

by | Feb 19, 2018

It was more than the Russians. The British were coming, the British were coming. Amid the news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russians charged with trying to influence an American election? The American Spectator has been tipped…

by | Jan 31, 2018

In his Gettysburg Address, Lincoln reminded Americans that they were uniquely privileged to have a new birth of freedom that was contingent on “government of the people, by the people, and for the people.” That was then. What about now?…

by | Nov 10, 2017

I still remember distinctly the feeling of awe as the election results rolled in on the evening of November 8th. The mood at the Republican watch party I was at in Virginia started off solemn and damper. Despite the long…

by | Oct 10, 2017

The real story with Russia was not the series of stupid meetings between Trump campaign officials and diplomats who were trying to set them up, playing on Trump’s admiration of Putin. The story that should have been all over the…

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