Roger Kimball

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There’s no equality in equity

3 March 2021 9:08 am

It’s hard to keep them all straight, but among the many diktats emitted by the Biden administration during its first days in office,…

Why we need an inquiry into January 6

22 February 2021 6:17 am

I support Nancy Pelosi’s call for a ‘9/11-style inquiry’ into the mêlée at the Capitol on January 6. I do so…

Kamala Harris’s Orwellian future

3 February 2021 2:19 am

Do you suppose that Kamala Harris is a student of Jane Austen? The contingency, as Jeeves was wont to observe,…

Impeachment 2.0 is another silly sham

27 January 2021 8:54 pm

Rand Paul just made the most bracing speech of his career. It was about the absurdity of the new effort…

Joe Biden’s ‘harmony’ is curiously divisive

23 January 2021 4:39 am

It is a truism that while it takes much time and patience to build up a civilization, those achievements can…

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Are we back in the Obama White House?

2 January 2021 7:04 am

Like most Greek stories, the tale of Pandora’s box is fraught with ambiguity. Most of us, when we first encounter the story,…

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Is America still a democratic republic?

13 December 2020 6:49 am

‘Disappointed but not surprised.’ I suppose that describes my initial feeling about the summary dismissal by the Supreme Court last…

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Hunter becomes the hunted

11 December 2020 2:33 am

Are the chickens coming home for Hunter Biden? It certainly seems so, though experts differ on the critical question of…

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Brace yourselves for President Harris

8 December 2020 2:36 am

Although the electors for the presidential election of 2020 do not cast their votes until December 14, and their votes…

michael flynn

Trump does the right thing by pardoning Gen. Flynn

26 November 2020 10:04 am

Once again, President Trump has done the right thing. This afternoon, he announced that earlier today he had pardoned Lt.…

concede

The 2020 election could be a bigger scandal than Russiagate

6 November 2020 2:42 am

I am happy to see that President Trump is acting on the maxim of the month: don’t concede if you…

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Extraordinary delusions and the madness of crowds, New York Times edition

4 November 2020 12:55 pm

Anyone who wants to peek into the engine room of the mainstream media’s megalomania should pay close attention to the…

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The red wave is inbound

4 November 2020 3:01 am

So, the party of peace and love is planing to riot in New York, Washington and other places where their…

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Kamala Harris vs James Madison

3 November 2020 1:51 am

If Joe Biden loses the presidential election tomorrow, he will not have any shortage of people to blame. The first…

tony bobulinski

Tony Bobulinski and implausible deniability

29 October 2020 12:17 am

It turns out that the 2020 US presidential election is not between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, as we have…

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Trump sealed the deal last night

24 October 2020 2:06 am

First, let me pay brief homage to Kristen Welker, moderator of Thursday night’s debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.…

russiagate

Will we ever know the truth about Russiagate?

20 October 2020 8:16 am

Writing in mid-October, anno domini 2020, it is sobering to speculate that when the results of a certain upcoming political…

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Oh, there’s Hunter…

15 October 2020 2:38 am

Res ipse loquitur. What a card Joe Biden is. Here he is to Fox News a year ago: ‘I have…

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The Democratic art of magical thinking

10 October 2020 3:42 am

I should clear up one thing straight away. I do not believe that Joe Biden is guilty of magical thinking.…

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Trump won the debate — but it was no disaster for Biden

30 September 2020 1:57 pm

A couple of days ago, Powerline’s Paul Mirengoff observed that ‘Going back at least as far as Ronald Reagan, incumbent presidents…

1776

1619, 1776 and all that

23 September 2020 11:35 pm

Friday’s news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died after her long battle with cancer has briefly pushed most other topics…

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Donald Trump should nominate a Supreme Court Justice today

20 September 2020 1:13 am

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear: the Bulwark is fretting that he who shall not be named might, sneaky devil…

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America’s allies don’t like Trump. So what?

18 September 2020 1:11 am

So, the Pew Research Center polled more than a dozen allies and, guess what, the allies — from the UK…

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Leading vs lying

12 September 2020 2:43 am

At his short Thursday news briefing, President Trump laid out the many successes that the United States has enjoyed in…

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After the RNC, I am confident Trump will triumph

29 August 2020 5:07 am

In most cases, prediction in politics is a mug’s game. Maybe that is why it is such a popular game.…