R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. is the founder and editor-in-chief of The American Spectator and an adjunct scholar at the Hudson Institute. His new book is After the Hangover: The Conservatives' Road to Recovery.


Politics

Obama Enters Another Controversy

Aug 19 2010

It is becoming apparent for all to see that a man who has made his name as a community organizer does not have the skills

Politics

No Mosque at Ground Zero

Aug 05 2010

There is an awful lot of blowzy thought swirling around the proposed mosque to be raised two blocks from ground zero in lower Manhattan. Frankly,

Media Death

Among the Gibbering Journalists

Jul 30 2010

The other day in The Wall Street Journal, my friend Fred Barnes deposited a few thoughts on journalism provoked by the discovery to a mother

Public Nuisances

Summer Reading

Jul 22 2010

It is that time of year when we depart for summer vacation. We head for the woods and mountains. Unless we planned to visit the

Public Nuisances

Freedom to Hunt and More

Freedom to Hunt and More

Jul 15 2010

My friend Andrew Roberts has inherited the title of “historian of the English-speaking people” from Winston Churchill. Churchill wrote his four-volume history up to 1900.

Politics

Spies Like Us

Spies Like Us

Jul 08 2010

Well, well, well, now it appears that even the Soviet—strike that!—Russian prime minister, Vladimir Putin, is afflicted by the general mediocrity of the moment. There

Public Nuisances

Conrad Black’s Victory

Conrad Black’s Victory

Jun 30 2010

“If you have nothing else, you have your principles,” Lady Thatcher told me when things were pretty tough at The American Spectator in the late

Public Nuisances

Concern at Home and Abroad

Concern at Home and Abroad

Jun 25 2010

It was precisely Feb. 5, 2009, when I broke my self-imposed rule. It was not a very old rule, but it was serious. I had

Politics

Public Nuisances

Public Nuisances

May 20 2010

The exposure of Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal as a hoaxster boasting of a nonexistent record of service in the Vietnam War is a splendid

Public Nuisances

The Islamists Amuck in America

The Islamists Amuck in America

May 14 2010

A few days after the failed attempt of a Pakistani-born naturalized American citizen to blow Times Square sky high, I bravely made my way through

Public Nuisances

The Times Square Surprise

The Times Square Surprise

May 07 2010

As I read the news about this Pakistani jackal who admits to planning a cowardly assault on hundreds of innocent people in New York’s Times

Public Nuisances

Hating the Middle Class

Hating the Middle Class

Apr 30 2010

The liberals hate the middle class. There, I said it, and I am glad. Once again I am a truth teller, in this case speaking