Roger Kimball

We must stand up for private rights

6 May 2022 1:40 am

By disposition, conservatives distrust government. They are for “limited government” and worry about the coercive power of the state intruding…

Why not Trump in 2024?

20 March 2022 1:00 pm

I see that my National Review friends are writing their letters to Santa a bit early. Some, like Rich Lowry’s…

Kamala Harris laughs at a war

13 March 2022 2:29 pm

It’s nice to be prescient. On Thursday, in a column titled “Kamala Invades Poland,” I introduced the world to “cackle…

Kamala invades Poland

11 March 2022 3:04 am

You can tell that the Biden administration is getting serious. They have unleashed their ultimate weapon, cackle diplomacy. The warhead is…

Ted Cruz’s glorious about-face on January 6

15 January 2022 3:47 am

Despite the best efforts of the media, the Democrats, and Liz Cheney, the Capitol protests of January 6 refuse to…

What was Ted Cruz thinking?

10 January 2022 12:41 am

At least since the 2016 election, one of my favorites politicians — one of the few I could stomach at…

Who’s a vigilante anyway?

18 December 2021 5:22 am

The idea that what happened at the Capitol of January 6 was an “insurrection” was always a ridiculous and malevolent…

Silence of the Jussie Smollett defenders

11 December 2021 5:16 am

Some people say that the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Nonsense. There is also the certainty that…

Is the Trump/Russia collusion hoax about to be exposed?

15 November 2021 3:56 pm

Ultimately, I suspect, John Durham will break your heart. At least, he will if you think, as I once hoped,…

The doctor is mad

14 November 2021 2:02 pm

I have been writing a lot about the politically inspired perversion of language. The name “Orwell” crops up in any…

Joe Biden takes his failures on tour

29 October 2021 3:45 pm

How’s the ice cream in Rome? Joe Biden is about to find out. Word is he is excited about the…

The name’s Steele, Chris Steele

17 October 2021 12:01 pm

Delicious. Christopher Steele, the single most discredited actor in the entire Trump Russia Collusion Hoax, is set to be interviewed…

Why Biden is hiding

29 September 2021 5:17 pm

Have you seen the new variation on the children’s book series Where’s Waldo? It’s called Where’s Joe? and it is taking DC…

The ivermectin skeptics

5 September 2021 10:58 pm

The first time I heard about ivermectin was from my doctor early on in the Era of Covid-hysteria. The United…

President Ice Cream’s Afghan meltdown

26 August 2021 8:41 am

You have to hand it to the Taliban (or, if you are Joe Biden, the ‘Tally-bahn’): they are both a…

The neo-feudalism of Obama’s maskless ball

11 August 2021 6:25 am

I lost my invitation and, besides, the pilot of my private plane was on holiday, so I had to miss…

Are you now or have you ever been a Trump supporter?

6 August 2021 12:54 pm

Are you now or have you ever been a supporter of Donald Trump? I am wondering when we are going…

Calm down about the Delta variant

29 July 2021 9:11 am

The great thing about COVID, I like to quip, is that has abolished death from old age. Also the flu.…

Will Dr Fauci ever take responsibility for COVID’s emergence?

25 July 2021 9:17 am

Listening to the testy exchange between Sen. Rand Paul and St — er, Dr Anthony Fauci the other day, I couldn’t…

The FBI has lost the plot

20 July 2021 11:37 pm

Whom the gods would destroy, they first make ridiculous. Consider the Federal Bureau of Investigation. That once-respected institution has been…

The embarrassing and pathetic Vogue profile of Dr Jill Biden, EdD

2 July 2021 8:47 am

It’s a good thing that Vogue’s nauseating profile of Jill Biden — sorry, I mean Dr Jill Biden, EdD — wasn’t…

Joe Biden is not Mr Normality

25 June 2021 7:54 am

Isn’t normality great? That’s been Joe Biden’s selling point from the beginning, ‘normality’. Back in March 2020, the former conservative…

A party and a half

24 June 2021 8:02 am

The future of the GOP is the same as the future of the Democratic party. That is because the parties…

Joe Biden’s summer vacation

9 June 2021 8:22 am

Tomorrow, The Committee will bundle up Joe Biden, titular president of the United States, and take him for a nice…

The Capitol ‘armed insurrection’ narrative is crumbling

22 May 2021 10:52 pm

Will January 6 go down as another ‘day of infamy,’ an assault against America akin in its seriousness to December…