Identity Politics

Wolfe’s Witness

Tom Wolfe died last week. His works will live on for a long time. There is a scene in Wolfe’s 1968 book The Electric Kool-Aid […]

Thinking About Trump

Editor’s note: This essay appears in the Spring 2018 issue of the Claremont Review of Books. Reprinted by kind permission of the Claremont Institute.  Two months before the 2016 […]

The Nonsense of Race

The concept of race—the idea that humans can be divided into a few discrete subgroups such as “white,” “black,” “brown,” and “yellow”—may be the most […]

#NoMoreApologies

Does anyone say “department store” anymore? If you’re a Millennial or maybe even a tad older, you may not even be aware of what a […]

The War on Wisdom

There is more knowledge available today than ever before in history. But few would argue people are wiser than ever before. On the contrary, many […]

Gun Control: Who Cares Most?

In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida—like the earlier,brutal school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut—Democrats have mobilized victims, families, public relations consultants, and […]

The Cry Bully vs. the Chaplain

U.S. Army Chaplain Scott Squires is the latest Evangelical Christian military clergyman to be sued for being reluctant to affirm gay marriage wholeheartedly. The Fort […]

Kanye’s Epiphany

Rudyard K. might have tweeted, if Rudyard could tweet, “Trump is Trump; West is West, and they never will meet.” Yet they met, and it […]