Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers

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The Nobel Committee and Its Orwellian Peace Prize

by Bruce Thornton

FrontPage Magazine

Norway’s Nobel Committee added yet another absurd pick to its long list of politicized and shameful Peace Prize awards. Giving the prize to the disintegrating European Union is not as despicable as giving it to the bloodstained terrorist Yasser Arafat, or as laughably naive as bestowing it on the communist fraud Rigoberta Menchú. Read more →

Beware of the Mob

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Our Modern Lynch Mob

Democracies are in general prone to fits of the mob. Just read the Thucydidean account of the debate of Mytilene. Read more →

The Great Madness of 2004-10

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The First Symptoms of Hatred — 2004 to 2008

For about seven years the nation lost its collective mind — and was only partially coming-to in November 2010. Read more →

Foreign Thoughts

by Victor Davis Hanson

NRO’s The Corner

Editor’s Note: These passages are drawn from recent articles on The Corner.

Mexifornia, Quite Literally!

“I love this country, it has given me everything that I have, and I’m proud to be part of it,” said Victor Sanchez, a 37-year-old Monrovia resident wearing a Mexico jersey. “But yet, I didn’t have a choice to come here, I was born in Mexico, and that is where my heart will always be.” Read more →

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