by | Feb 14, 2020

Bernie Sanders is making a lot of Democrats nervous. Every day brings fresh warnings about the perils of pitting a soft socialist palooka like Sanders against a battle-scarred capitalist brawler like the president. Veteran pugilists like James Carville know Sanders…

by | Feb 10, 2020

Impeachment was not about removing Trump; it was about ensuring establishment Democrats were not removed. The Left made impeachment a Democrat litmus test, knowing any outcome consolidated its grip on the party. Establishment Democrats therefore faced a contest for survival…

by | Feb 7, 2020

The signs are everywhere, clearly recognizable in the wake of the collapse of the impeachment witch hunt. • The Democrat serving as speaker of the House stands behind the president of the United States at a State of the Union…

by | Nov 15, 2019

Let us begin our annual celebration of The American Spectator by reviewing where we stand today, with the Right (that is us) arrayed against the Left (that is them) in another glorious democratic contest to bring heaven to earth. But…

by | Jul 30, 2019

Aha! A topic — and these don’t come easily these days — with Donald Trump nowhere near the center. Or maybe just the periphery. We’ll see. This one bears talking about, even so. The topic, superficially, is the international campaign…

by | Jul 27, 2019

They chanted “Send her back” with Ilhan Omar in mind, and because President Donald Trump didn’t stop the excited audience at his rally fast enough, he and every Trump supporter is a racist Nazi. The media told us so, and…

by | Jul 24, 2019

Gimme a Break: It is Not Racist to Tag a Person as an Italian, a Jew, a Puerto Rican Supporters of President Trump do not take his words literally. Rather, we understand his words idiomatically. He is a New Yorker —…

by | Jul 22, 2019

When I first heard that Donald Trump went after Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (I had not heard of Ayanna Pressley), I immediately expressed gratitude that someone had the guts to push back. These three congresswomen are unhinged,…

by | Jul 20, 2019

The “Squad,” as they are now called, is interested not in legislation but in political theater. And in this they have been very successful. After their recent face-off with President Trump, they have received more media attention than the whole…

by | Jul 20, 2019

A Reminiscence Three provocations in my life have impelled me to to use my hands and related limbs to resolve a disagreement. Back in my college years, I rode two New York subway trains and a bus for the 90-minute…

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