American Conservatism

Trump’s Quiet Victories

It requires a bit of perspective to see the trend in Washington: nothing fails to succeed like success. When presidents have threatened the Washington condominium […]

The Left Versus Common Sense

Our political reality is no longer Left versus Right. It is now the Left versus common sense—and that change is changing voting patterns in this […]

Plain Talk about Law School Rot

The legal academy is a strange place. It differs from other intellectual disciplines in that legal scholarship is published mainly in student-edited law reviews, not […]

Kate O’Beirne 1949-2017

The news yesterday that Kate O’Beirne—longtime Washington editor for National Review, quick-witted talk-show debater for CNN— had died was sad but not surprising. I had […]