Articles by Tom Doniphon

Rubio Does the Swamp Creature Stomp

Reading through Roger Kimball’s great essay at American Greatness the other day, “The McCabe Piece is Just an Appetizer,” I came to this part: McCabe leaked information about an investigation to a Wall Street Journal reporter, lied about leaking in casual conversations with superiors as well as under oath. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, digesting a preliminary report on […]

The Confusion of Jonah Goldberg, Part III

At the insistence of my editor, I will continue on with my series on Jonah Goldberg (so blame him if things go off the rails). Another problem with Goldberg’s long essay adapted from his even longer book (it’s 464 pages if Amazon is accurate) concerns the now infamous topic of “tribalism.” One of the key arguments […]

The Confusion of Jonah Goldberg, Part II

After my post about Jonah Goldberg’s G-file over the weekend, I wasn’t looking to write anything more on the G-man. But then I read the exclusive excerpt of his forthcoming book, Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy (doesn’t that just roll off the tongue?) on National […]

The Confusion of Jonah Goldberg

Sometimes, it’s good to see what the other side is up to. So I decided to read Jonah Goldberg’s latest G-File. This one functions as Goldberg’s tribute to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and features the head-scratching title, “Cincinnatus Lays Down the Power Point.” Goldberg probably doesn’t write his own headlines, but comparing Paul […]

Giving McCabe the Boot

Remember this? The firing of Andrew McCabe is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to undermine the FBI, obstruct justice, and pervert the rule of law. Trump is intent on punishing and intimidating all of the dedicated law enforcement personnel who stand in his way. — Max Boot (@MaxBoot) March 17, 2018 If you’re […]

Reason #26234234 Why Conservatism Failed

The giddy-cons are at it again. Erick Erickson, who regularly rails against President Trump for his supposed vulgarity and un-Christian behavior, just published a vulgar, gossip-filled rant, supposedly from a current member of Congress who is too cowardly to give an interview on record. Here’s a sample of this dreck: It’s like Forrest Gump won […]