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by | Sep 21, 2021

Conservatism lost one of its most colorful characters yesterday. Angelo Codevilla, longtime writer and professor, expert on foreign policy, and every bit the curmudgeon, died at the age of 78. Codevilla was quite the character. Acerbic, sarcastic, cranky, ornery, prickly,…

by | Mar 17, 2021

Washington I was right. I have been right for over 50 years. Through those at times lonely years, I have been patronized by affluent magazines and newspapers for setting up The American Spectator as an organ of opinion that eschewed…

by | Mar 7, 2021

Tom Bethell was an editor’s dream. He owned the patent on clean, engaging, delightful copy. Tom, British-born and educated, became our Washington correspondent in 1976, writing the Capitol Ideas column for the next four decades or so, never missing an…

by | Feb 18, 2021

It’s with rare delight but alas great sadness that we repost one of the finest profiles we’ve ever run: Terry Eastland’s groundbreaking report on the emergence of Rush Limbaugh as the Rush Limbaugh who would become an indispensable mainstay of…

by | Feb 1, 2021

The weather on the East Coast may come as a surprise to some people you know, so accustomed are they to hearing doomsday pronouncements by climate apocalypse head cases and the pols who amplify their psychoneuroses for the purpose of…

by | Jan 11, 2021

As the first editor-in-chief of an intellectual review to support Donald Trump’s candidacy I, after a thorough review of last week’s events, want to condemn his reckless rhetoric and affirm that I can no longer support him. I shall explain…

by | Sep 9, 2020

Washington As the editor of a magazine that back in 1993 struck the first major blow in destroying the reputation of a president, I think I should have something to say about blackening the reputation of Donald Trump. After all,…

by | Jul 29, 2020

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in Wednesday’s House Big Tech antitrust hearing that there is a “manual component” to the creation of media watchlists that have resulted in The American Spectator and other conservative news outlets being delisted from its…

by | Apr 22, 2020

Dear Readers, Hope this finds you healthy and well. We’re plugging along here. The American Spectator staff is COVID-19-free and working from home. You may have noticed a couple changes to the website. We’re trying to improve your experience, and…

by | Mar 11, 2020

If Hyphen Cortez is correct, you will never read this because the world will have ended before the annual American Spectator gala. Either the glaciers of Greenland will have melted and ruined the reams of pulp on which this essay is…

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