Roger Kimball

It’s different when Biden gets caught with classified docs

11 January 2023 7:45 am

So where are the FBI SWAT teams? Will they be raiding Joe Biden’s private office at the Penn Biden Center…

Why globalism is the enemy of freedom

30 December 2022 12:43 am

I was recently asked to say a few words about “Globalism and Freedom” at a conference sponsored by Hillsdale College in…

The Deep State vs Donald Trump saga is not over

21 December 2022 1:24 am

As I have said before, I hope that the new Congress, which begins its session in just a couple of…

The Republican march on Rome

19 November 2022 1:48 am

Perhaps the greatest defeat the Roman Republic ever suffered was at the hands of Hannibal at the Battle of Cannae…

How did I get the midterms so wrong?

10 November 2022 3:06 am

How wrong can you be? About as wrong as I was about the character of the midterm elections. I thought…

The FBI will face a reckoning after the midterms

7 November 2022 2:08 am

It is said that towards the end his life as he sank into dementia, Maurice Ravel was tormented by the…

How the midterm polls became Democratic fan fiction

25 October 2022 1:45 pm

Psephologists of the world unite: you have nothing to lose but your fibs! I write toward the end of September,…

A history lesson for Donald Trump

16 October 2022 6:48 am

I take a page from history. On Thursday, the Committee (you know which one) voted 9-0 to subpoena the former…

Biden declares war on half the country

3 September 2022 1:29 pm

Joe Biden’s speech at Philadelphia’s Independence Hall on Thursday was one of the most remarkable in living memory. By “remarkable,” I…

Liz Cheney: the self-appointed moral center of the GOP

26 August 2022 12:57 am

I was hoping that I wouldn’t have to write about Liz Cheney again. After she was crushed by the Trump-endorsed Harriet…

The real motivation for the FBI raid

22 August 2022 2:00 pm

I write a day after the FBI, without warning, raided Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s home in Palm Beach. According to Trump, agents…

Donald Trump has enemies everywhere

20 August 2022 3:23 am

I think that Michael Anton is correct that “the people who really run the United States of America have made it clear…

The great White House replacement

4 August 2022 12:13 pm

I like it when I can endorse the other side. It makes me feel like I’m part of the big…

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…