Zeitgeist

Liabilities of Liberalism

“Liberalism,” James Burnham once wrote, “is the ideology of western...

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Elections

Kamikaze Cruz

Kamikaze Cruz

The big news of the day: Ted Cruz declined to endorse Donald Trump. Instead, he used...

Tyranny

Turkey’s Tricky

Turkey’s Tricky

Turkey matters, for obvious reasons: its size (population: 80 million); its...

Cultural Caviar

Race, Rape, Republicans, and Rehab

Race, Rape, Republicans, and Rehab

Mel Gibson is back, and that’s bad news for the Jews! August 25th marks the release...

Cultural Caviar

Paul Feig, Honorary Non–Straight White Male

Paul Feig, Honorary Non–Straight White Male

Do you ever get the impression that our endless identity-politics culture wars have...

Shaidle Unchained

The Tepid Trumper

The Tepid Trumper

I don’t like Donald Trump on the First Amendment, don’t trust him on the Second,...

Elections

Is the Party Over for Bushism?

Is the Party Over for Bushism?

Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb, the...

Takimag Classic

Lists to Live By

Lists to Live By

As a child, the only list I had ever heard about was the FBI Ten Most Wanted. Then a...

Winning

Dear White People: Stop Apologizing

Dear White People: Stop Apologizing

All across America, white people are apologizing to black people for things they...

PC World

Ann Coulter vs. Women

Ann Coulter vs. Women

When Ann Coulter told me she was going to be debating Sally Kohn, my first reaction...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Laborious, Inglorious, and Injurious Headlines PLAYING POKÉMON...

Sports

Rereading Pliny

Rereading Pliny

I care nothing for football (soccer to Americans), but I was pleased when Portugal...

Cultural Caviar

Fail Safe

Fail Safe

“Failing’s not terrible,” said Andy Murray after winning his second Wimbledon...