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Ancient Virtues and Modern Sins

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Candor

Aside from courage — the essential trait without which, as the ancients insisted, all other virtues are impossible — candor is now the most appreciated. Read more →

Romney: The Castor-Oil Candidate

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Nominating Mitt Romney is sort of like taking Grandma’s castor oil. Republicans are dreading the thought of downing their unpleasant-tasting medicine but worry that sooner or later they will have to. Read more →

The True Significance of Herman Cain’s Sexual Harassment Troubles

by Bruce S. Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

We can’t say much about the veracity of the sexual harassment complaints leveled against Herman Cain 15 years ago, given the lack of specific detail or even the names of the accusers. Read more →

The News Behind the News: From Herman Cain to Blue Wall Street

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

It Doesn’t Add Up

Here are some things in the daily news that do not quite make sense. Read more →

Cain Lost in the Labyrinth

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

‘Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here,” is the placard that Herman Cain must have read last week when he descended into the Sexual Harassment Inferno, from which he has not yet emerged. Read more →

Occupy What?

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Playing With Fire

Occupy Wall Street follows three years of sloppy presidential name-calling — “millionaires and billionaires,” slurs about Las Vegas and the Super Bowl, profit-mad, limb-lopping doctors, introspection that now is not the time for profits [1] and at some point we should cease making money, spread the wealth, punish our enemies, and all the old Obama boilerplate. Someone finally got the message about the evil 1%. Read more →

Liberal Indulgences

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Medieval Liberalism

Recently I saw some TV clips from MSNBC and CNN, one critiquing Herman Cain, the other an interview with Michael Moore. Read more →

Ten Lessons from Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

The election of Barack Obama brought all sorts of contradictions. A man with about the least prior executive experience in presidential history was suddenly acclaimed a “god” and the smartest man ever to assume the office. Read more →

Obama’s Racial Crisis

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

In the current racial circus, the president of the United States, in addressing an assembly of upscale black professionals and political leaders, adopts the style of a Southern Baptist preacher of the 1960s. Read more →

Why Does the Good Life End?

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

A Look Back

People just don’t disappear. Look at Germany in 1946 or Athenians in 339 B.C. Read more →

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