The Flight 93 Decade

Last fall, current Deputy Assistant to the President Michael Anton set off a firestorm with a pro-Trump essay titled "The Flight 93 Election." Anton argued that the election of Hillary Clinton was so threatening to America that she could be likened to the terrorists who took control of the doomed 9/11 Flight 93, intending

By | 2017-12-12T23:20:25+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

Maybe Jeff Sessions Has Already Wrapped My Christmas Present

As we close out this unprecedented year of remarkable happenings, it’s a good time to reflect on what would be the best Christmas present for Americans on the Right. One choice would be a constitutionalist replacement for Justice Anthony Kennedy. That would definitely fit the bill though, realistically, it would have to wait

By | 2017-12-05T18:04:04+00:00 December 5th, 2017|

Power, Sex, and Politics

Power,” Henry Kissinger observed, “is the ultimate aphrodisiac.” Men, but mostly women, have been trading erotic services for access to power since time began. The ruling class’s recent carrying on over a supposed epidemic of powerful grabbers and gropers runs counter to common sense and experience. If Henry, who resembled less a prince

By | 2017-11-24T10:44:09+00:00 November 24th, 2017|

Never Mind ‘Trumpism’: What is ‘Deplorablism’?

There is lots of talk about a new nationalist populist worker movement. Supposedly, something quite new would institutionalize, define, and solidify the Trump base of aging Reagan Democrats, old Ross Perot independents, Tea Party remnants, newly disaffected Democratic workers, and a few returning libertarians and paleocons. Certainly, together they helped to swung the

By | 2017-11-21T14:04:55+00:00 November 20th, 2017|

Kesler on ‘Dikes, Dams, and Pumping Stations’ to Drain the Swamp

Charles R. Kesler, editor of the Claremont Review of Books, joins Seth Leibsohn and Chris Buskirk to discuss the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and the "reformation" of America's constitutional government into a progressive administrative state—the "swamp." Seth Leibsohn: Welcome back. Tuesday, October 31st, 2017. I am Seth Leibsohn. He is Chris

By | 2017-11-03T17:30:06+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|